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Diversity: A Recurring Theme at the SIAM Annual Meeting

Diversity: A Recurring Theme at the SIAM Annual Meeting

AN17 featured a variety of sessions that specifically addressed issues of diversity in applied mathematics.

Photos from the 2017 SIAM Annual Meeting

Photos from the 2017 SIAM Annual Meeting

View a sampling of photos from the 2017 SIAM Annual Meeting, including shots of the Prizes and Awards Luncheon.

Preparing for a Prosperous Career in Industry

Preparing for a Prosperous Career in Industry

Upon graduation, recent applied mathematics Ph.D.s are confronted with a momentous choice: academia or industry?

Unhidden Figures

Unhidden Figures

Four African American women spoke to a packed auditorium at the “Hidden Figures” panel during the 2017 SIAM Annual Meeting.

Funny Faces at the Fellows Reception

Funny Faces at the Fellows Reception

Dozens of interesting, talented, and prestigious applied mathematicians attended the Fellows Reception at AN17.

Understanding Vaccination Dilemma through the Lens of Evolutionary Game Theory

Understanding Vaccination Dilemma through the Lens of Evolutionary Game Theory

Voluntary mass vaccination is a fundamental measure in achieving widespread herd immunity and preventing significant...

Integrating Data Science in Applied Mathematics Curricula

Integrating Data Science in Applied Mathematics Curricula

Many universities are incorporating data science courses and programs into their applied and computational mathematics curricula.

Coffee Roasting, Mathematical Modelling, and Asymptotic Analysis

Coffee Roasting, Mathematical Modelling, and Asymptotic Analysis

The perfect cup of coffee depends on the origin of the coffee beans, how they are roasted, and the hardness of the...

10 Things You Can't Miss at AN17

10 Things You Can't Miss at AN17

SIAM Annual Meeting (AN17) is just a month away, so let the countdown commence!

Mathematically Modeling Retinal Hemodynamics

Mathematically Modeling Retinal Hemodynamics

Lucia Carichino modeled the dynamics of blood flow in the retina  at AN17, which play an important role in ocular diseases. 

Optimal Control Methods to Analyze Acute Inflammation

Optimal Control Methods to Analyze Acute Inflammation

Judy Day described mathematical techniques that can be used to address challenges in controlling acute inflammation...

Math Models Analyze Impact of Insulin-Mediated Testosterone Production on Ovulatory Function

Math Models Analyze Impact of Insulin-Mediated Testosterone Production on Ovulatory Function

Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause infertility in women and is generally associated with abnormal reproductive and...

Analytical Methods for Modern Design and Manufacturing

Analytical Methods for Modern Design and Manufacturing

At GD17, Morad Behandish described how mathematical morphology provides computational design tools for additive & subtractive manufacturing. 

Deep Learning Improves Image Reconstruction in Single-Pixel Cameras

Deep Learning Improves Image Reconstruction in Single-Pixel Cameras

At AN17, Catherine Higham used deep learning to address computational issues of image reconstruction with a...

The Mathematics of Synthetic Biology

The Mathematics of Synthetic Biology

During a minisymposium at AN17, Laurie Heyer spoke about synthetic biology’s reliance on mathematical...

Modeling the Effects of Temperature on Human Sleep Patterns

Modeling the Effects of Temperature on Human Sleep Patterns

Alicia Prieto Langarica presented a mathematical model to study the effects of temperature on REM and non-REM sleep dynamics at AN17.

Mitigating Mosquito-borne Diseases with Wolbachia Bacteria

Mitigating Mosquito-borne Diseases with Wolbachia Bacteria

Zhuolin Qu presented an ODE model to measure the mitigation success of infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria...

Mathematicians Receive High Honors, Recognition from International Applied Mathematics Society

Mathematicians Receive High Honors, Recognition from International Applied Mathematics Society

SIAM awards distinguished applied mathematicians for their research and contributions at the 2017 SIAM Annual...

Communication Doctors at the SIAM Annual Meeting

Communication Doctors at the SIAM Annual Meeting

At AN17, "communication doctors" offered students and professionals advice on how to present their research to the general public. 

Etymo: A Graphic Search Engine for Data Scientists

Etymo: A Graphic Search Engine for Data Scientists

At AN17, Weijian Zhang presented Etymo, a new, scalable graphic search engine for data scientists that yields more...

Bernard J. Matkowsky Delivers John von Neumann Lecture, SIAM’s Highest Honor

Bernard J. Matkowsky Delivers John von Neumann Lecture, SIAM’s Highest Honor

SIAM awards the 2017 John von Neumann Lecture prize to Bernard J. Matkowsky of Northwestern University.

A Combinatorial Approach to Predict RNA Structure

A Combinatorial Approach to Predict RNA Structure

At AN17, Christine Heitsch described mathematical methods that can be used for RNA structure prediction.