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Electricity Markets and Renewable Energy

Electricity Markets and Renewable Energy

Multiple countries are moving towards a deregulated, market-based electricity system in which competing agents make generation investments on a commercial basis.

Smoothing and Thresholding: A Flexible Methodology for Image Segmentation

Smoothing and Thresholding: A Flexible Methodology for Image Segmentation

Image segmentation is a fundamental task of image processing and computer vision and has numerous applications.

Obituary: John G. Lewis

Obituary: John G. Lewis

John G. Lewis, a SIAM Fellow and longtime member, died peacefully in his sleep on June 10 after battling ALS.

Control of PDEs with Boundaries Governed by ODEs

Control of PDEs with Boundaries Governed by ODEs

Miroslav Krstic writes about his W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize Lecture from the 2019 SIAM Conference on Control and its Applications.

A Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Computing

A Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Computing

Elizabeth Bautista describes the tribulations she faces as a minority female mathematician in the computing industry.

Balancing Motherhood with a Successful Career in STEM

Balancing Motherhood with a Successful Career in STEM

Three SIAM members share their insights on effectively balancing careers with the challenges of motherhood.

The Difficulties of Addressing Interdisciplinary Challenges at the Foundations of Data Science (Part I of II)

The Difficulties of Addressing Interdisciplinary Challenges at the Foundations of Data Science (Part I of II)

Michael Mahoney overviews the National Science Foundation’s Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) program.

Photos from ICIAM 2019

Photos from ICIAM 2019

View photos of major SIAM prize presentations at the 9th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Spinning Out

Spinning Out

When squeezing the rear brake on a bicycle, why does the bike not proceed in a straight line before stopping? 

First SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science

First SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science

The first SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science (MDS) will be held May 5-7, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Update to the SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics

Update to the SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics

SIAM is pleased to announce the addition of a new section for the SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics.

SIAM Members Among National Academy of Sciences Inductees

SIAM Members Among National Academy of Sciences Inductees

Three SIAM members were inducted to the National Academy of Sciences earlier this year.

A Solution to the 3x + 1 Problem

A Solution to the 3x + 1 Problem

Peter Schorer believes that he has solved the very difficult \(3x+1\) problem, and seeks help in publishing the results.