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SIAM Unwrapped - April 2024

April 8, 2024

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April 2024
   From SIAM HQ
Congratulations to the 2024 Class of SIAM Fellows!
2024 Fellows
26 distinguished SIAM members were selected for their exemplary research and outstanding service to the community. Join us in celebrating their accomplishments! Learn more.
April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
Math Stat Month
To celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, SIAM is highlighting influential mathematicians and statisticians from our community, featuring Jack Dongarra, Anshu Dubey, and Suzanne Shontz. Learn more.
Jorge Nocedal is SIAM's 2024 John von Neumann Prize Lecturer
JVN lecturer
Dr. Jorge Nocedal, Northwestern University, is the recipient of SIAM's highest honor. He will deliver the flagship lecture at the 2024 SIAM Annual Meeting in July in Spokane, Washington. Learn more
SIAM News Publishes Special Issue on Quantum Computing
The April issue of SIAM News is the first-ever Special Issue on Quantum Computing, which relates quantum computing to applied math and surveys its many exciting developments. Read the issue
New SIAM EDI Change Agents Program Seeks Applications
EDI Change Agents
This new program will award grants to SIAM members to work on initiatives that foster an equitable, diverse, and inclusive SIAM community. Application deadline is June 1, 2024. Learn more and apply.
Submission Deadline for MDS24 Extended to April 29
The deadline to submit a contributed poster or minisymposium presentation abstract has been extended to April 29 for the SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science taking place October 21–25, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia. Learn more.
   Publishing News & Notes
A Ramble Through Probability: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Measure Theory 
This book by S. Basu, T. Butler, D. Estep, and N. Panda traces an eclectic path through the fundamentals of measure theory and measure-theoretic probability to make the material accessible to a broad range of students. Learn more.
Algorithmic Mathematics in Machine Learning by Bastian Bohn, Jochen Garcke, and Michael Griebel
This unique book explores several well-known machine learning and data analysis algorithms from a mathematical and programming perspective. Learn more.
   Math in the News
   Conference & Program Updates
Meet Members of the the SIAM Industry Committee on April 26
Industry Panel
Find out if a career in industry is right for you and get tips on how to set yourself up for success in this free online small-group discussion on Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. ET. Register now. The panel includes members of the SIAM Industry Committee
Register Now for Mathematical Problems in Industry Workshop
MPI Workshop
Apply your modeling, analysis, computation, and data science skills to challenging problems presented by industry reps. Limited funding is available for the workshop, taking place June 25–29 at the University of Vermont. Learn more and apply by May 1, 2024.
Last Chance to Register for the Graduate Student Mathematical Modeling Camp
Full financial support is available for participants accepted to the 2024 GSMMC at the University of Delaware, June 20-23. Participants will also be registered for MPI 2024 the following week. Learn more and apply by April 19 for full consideration.
BIG Math Network Industry Connection Series: Faculty Aiding Students’ BIG Careers
BIG Math Industry Connections
On Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. ET the BIG (Business, Industry, Government) Math Network hosts its next free Industry Connection Series webinar focusing on how faculty can aid students transitioning to non-academic careers. Learn more.
   Featured SIAM Video
Celebrating National Volunteer Month
Volunteer Month video
April is National Volunteer Month, an occasion to celebrate the dedicated individuals who selflessly offer their time and effort to make SIAM (and the world) a better place. To celebrate, SIAM is spotlighting volunteers from our community, who you can get to know in these videos.

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   Prizes & Awards
Congratulations to 2024 SIAM Major Award Recipients
2024 Major Prizes
SIAM wishes to recognize members of the community who will be awarded major prizes at the 2024 SIAM Annual Meeting. Learn more about this year’s awardees
SIAM Is Accepting Nominations for CSE 2025 Prizes
Prize Deadline Calendar
SIAM is accepting nominations for five prizes to be presented at the 2025 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering. Three major awards and two activity group prizes will be awarded. Learn more.
Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines
SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM24)
Houston, TX, U.S. | April 18 – 20, 2024
SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA24)
Paris, France | May 13 – 17, 2024
Early Registration Deadline: April 15, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS24)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | May 19 – 23, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: April 18, 2024
SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (IS24)
Atlanta, Georgia | May 28 – 31, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: April 30, 2024
SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 13, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: May 13, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 12, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: May 13, 2024
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS24)
Baltimore, Maryland | June 24 – 27, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Early Registration Deadline: May 28, 2024
SIAM Annual Meeting with Online Component (AN24) 
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 12, 2024
Online Component | July 18 – 20, 2024
Student and Early Career Travel Fund Application Deadline: April 8, 2024
SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education (ED24)
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 9, 2024
Student and Early Career Travel Fund Application Deadline: April 8, 2024
SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics (DM24)
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 11, 2024
Student and Early Career Travel Fund Application Deadline: April 8, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science (MDS24)
Atlanta, Georgia | October 21 – 25, 2024
Poster and Minisymposium Presentation Abstract Deadline: April 29, 2024

Monitor the SIAM website for up-to-date plans for upcoming conferences.

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