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SIAM Unwrapped - February 2024

February 12, 2024

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February 2024
   From SIAM HQ
Announcing the 2024 Class of MGB-SIAM Early Career Fellows
2024 MGB_SIAM Fellows
Congratulations to eight members of the SIAM community who have been selected as MGB-SIAM Early Career Fellows. Learn more about the 2024 class.
Letters of Intent to Host 2025 Gene Golub SIAM Summer School Due February 29
G2S3 2025
SIAM is calling for letters of intent to host the 2025 G2S3. Up to $170,300 in operating funds is available for this two-week school for 40 graduate students on any topic in applied mathematics. Learn more and submit your letter of intent.
Last Chance to Submit to AN24, ED24, and DM24
Submit your proposals and abstracts by February 15 to present your work at the 2024 SIAM Annual Meeting (in-person or online), the SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education, or the SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics.
SIAM Celebrates Black History Month
Black History Month
Read about SIAM member Dr. Nandi Leslie, Principal Technical Fellow at RTX; find resources and networks for Black STEM professionals; and learn more about SIAM's diversity initiatives here.
Build Research Networks in Applied and Computational Math at ICERM Workshops
ICERM Workshops
Suggest a Member or Yourself for a SIAM Committee or Leadership Role
SIAM relies on the service and dedication of many of its members. Please suggest SIAM members—or yourself—for election or appointment by completing this form.
   Publishing News & Notes
An Introduction to Convexity, Optimization, and Algorithms
This concise, self-contained volume by Heinz H. Bauschke and Walaa M. Moursi introduces convex analysis and optimization algorithms, with an emphasis on bridging the two areas. Learn more.
Error Norm Estimation in the Conjugate Gradient Algorithm
This book by Gérard Meurant and Petr Tichý describes and analyzes techniques based on Gauss quadrature rules to cheaply compute bounds on norms of the error. Learn more.
   Math in the News
   Conference & Program Updates
Applications Due April 19 for Graduate Student Mathematical Modeling Camp
The camp will take place June 20–23, 2024 at the University of Delaware. Graduate students and advanced undergraduate students are eligible and will be fully supported if accepted. Learn more and apply by April 19, 2024.
Apply to Participate in the 2024 Gene Golub SIAM Summer School in Quito, Ecuador
G2S3 2024
Applications are due March 1 to participate in the 2024 G2S3 on Iterative and Randomized Methods for Large-Scale Inverse Problems, happening in Quito, Ecuador from July 22 to August 2, 2024. Accepted graduate students will be fully supported. Learn more and apply.
   Featured SIAM Video
Harnessing Supercomputers for Climate Prediction
Oak Ridge Video 3
By harnessing the computational prowess of supercomputers, researchers strive to provide crucial insights to address the challenges of a changing climate and combat climate change.
In this video, you’ll meet Katherine Evans and Juan Restrepo of Oak Ridge National Laboratory who are working together behind the scenes to solve the climate crisis. They, along with other scientists, play an important role in providing reliable climate predictions that help keep people and the planet safe. 

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   Prizes & Awards
Congratulations to the 2024 I. E. Block Community Lecturer
IE Block lecturer
Dr. Caiomhe Rooney, flight dynamics engineer for Astroscale, will deliver this year’s Block Lecture at the 2024 SIAM Annual Meeting being held July 8–12, 2024, in Spokane, Washington and online. Learn more
Nominations are Open for Joint Prizes to Be Awarded at JMM 2025 
Prize Deadline Calendar
AMS is accepting nominations for the 2025 Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize and the Norbert Wiener Prize to be awarded at Joint Mathematics Meetings 2025. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their work, submit a nomination.
Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines
SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification (UQ24)
Trieste, Italy | February 27 – March 1, 2024
SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP24)
Baltimore, Maryland | March 5 – 8, 2024
SIAM International Meshing Roundtable Workshop 2024 (SIAM IMR24)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. | March 5 – 8, 2024
SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM24)
Houston, TX, U.S. | April 18 – 20, 2024
Hotel Reservation and Pre-Registration Deadline: March 18, 2024
SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA24)
Paris, France | May 13 – 17, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: February 13, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS24)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | May 19 – 23, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: February 20, 2024
SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (IS24)
Atlanta, Georgia | May 28 – 31, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: February 28, 2024
SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 13, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: March 11, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 12, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: March 11, 2024
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS24)
Baltimore, Maryland | June 24 – 27, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: March 25, 2024
SIAM Annual Meeting with Online Component (AN24) 
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 12, 2024
Online Component | July 18 – 20, 2024
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2024
SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education (ED24)
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 9, 2024
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2024
SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics (DM24)
Spokane, Washington | July 8 – 11, 2024
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2024

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

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