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Congratulations Newly-Elected SIAG Officers

New officers have been elected for the following activity groups. Thanks to all candidates for participating in the process. Go to SIAM Connect for more information about the new officers. You can join a SIAG when renewing or creating a membership, but if your membership is current, you can still join SIAGs by going to

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (SIAG/APDE)

  • Chair: Helena Nussenzveig Lopes
  • Vice Chair: Dejan Slepčev
  • Program Director: Lia Bronsard
  • Secretary: Becca Thomases

Computational Science and Engineering (SIAG/CSE)

  • Chair: Lois Curfman McInnes
  • Vice Chair: Hans de Sterck
  • Program Director: Jan Hesthaven
  • Secretary: Suzanne Shontz

Financial Mathematics and Engineering (SIAG/FME)

  • Chair: Michael Ludkovski
  • Vice Chair: Sebastian Jaimungal
  • Program Director: Tim Leung
  • Secretary: Alex Schied

Geosciences (SIAG/GS)

  • Chair: Carol Woodward
  • Vice Chair: Juan Restrepo
  • Program Director: Jorn Behrens
  • Secretary: Jodi Mead

Life Sciences (SIAG/LS)

  • Chair: Richard Bertram
  • Vice Chair: Sue Ann Campbell
  • Program Director: Samuel Isaacson
  • Secretary: Andrea Barreiro

Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (SIAG/NWCS)

  • Chair: Thomas Bridges
  • Vice Chair: Robert Pego
  • Program Director: Annalisa Calini
  • Secretary: Jon Wilkening

Uncertainty Quantifications (SIAG/UQ)

  • Chair: Andrew Stuart
  • Vice Chair: Serge Guillas
  • Program Director: Clayton Webster
  • Secretary: Youssef Marzouk

All terms are from 1/1/2015 through 12/31/2016.

Elections of officers for the following activity groups will be held in 2015 for terms of office beginning January 1, 2016.

  • Algebraic Geometry (SIAG/AG)
  • Control and Systems Theory (SIAG/CST)
  • Data Mining and Analytics (SIAG/DMA)
  • Discrete Mathematics (SIAG/DM)
  • Dynamical Systems (SIAG/DS)
  • Imaging Science (SIAG/IS)
  • Linear Algebra (SIAG/LA)
  • Supercomputing (SIAG/SC)

Free student members: Don’t forget that you also need to renew to continue receiving benefits in 2015. Join 2 activity groups for free!

And if you’re currently a member of a student chapter but you’re not a member of SIAM, you can join for free at to start receiving all the benefits that come with SIAM student membership. Be sure to add your chapter to your profile to ensure that your membership is free.

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