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Carbon Cycle Catastrophes: A Dynamical Systems Perspective

Carbon Cycle Catastrophes: A Dynamical Systems Perspective

Dynamical systems theory helps researchers understand mass extinction events, which are associated with disruptions of the carbon cycle.

Mathematics + Infrared Technology = New Diagnostic Technique for Autism

Mathematics + Infrared Technology = New Diagnostic Technique for Autism

A novel technique employs network analysis to identify eye-gaze patterns of children with autism spectrum disorder.

Past and Present of Variational Fracture

Past and Present of Variational Fracture

The variational view of fracture yields a mathematically-consistent theory that reproduces many experimental results.

Low Precision Floating-Point Formats: The Wild West of Computer Arithmetic

Low Precision Floating-Point Formats: The Wild West of Computer Arithmetic

Floating-point arithmetic is fundamental to scientific computing and lies at the heart of almost all numerical computations.

Computational Mechanics: Three Decades of Applications and Extensions

Computational Mechanics: Three Decades of Applications and Extensions

James Crutchfield details his personal interest in computational mechanics and its applications to nonlinear physics.

Preparing Applied Mathematics Students for Careers in Industry

Preparing Applied Mathematics Students for Careers in Industry

Presenters at ICIAM 2019 addressed mathematics education and explored ways in which they are leveraging their skills to train and prepare students.

The Physics of Animal Motion

The Physics of Animal Motion

Ernest Davis reviews How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls, a recent book by David Hu.

The Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality and a Paradox/Puzzle

The Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality and a Paradox/Puzzle

Mark Levi presents an asymmetric U-tube and explains its connection to the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality.

Panelists Talk Machine Learning and the Future of Mathematics at ICIAM 2019

Panelists Talk Machine Learning and the Future of Mathematics at ICIAM 2019

ICIAM 2019 hosted a special panel on the future of mathematics in the age of machine learning that explored the field in detail.

Changes to SIAM’s Child Care Grant Program

Changes to SIAM’s Child Care Grant Program

SIAM offers child care grants for those attending select SIAM conferences with small children.