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SIAM Unwrapped - March 2024

March 11, 2024

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March 2024
   From SIAM HQ
SIAM Celebrates Women in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science
Women's History Month
March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, SIAM is featuring women in our community who are making important contributions to the fields of applied mathematics and computational and data science. Learn more.
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science Now Accepting Session Proposals
Format changes have been made to welcome a broader set of contributions to MDS24, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, October 21–25. Propose your minisymposium here and propose your minitutorial or alternative session here
For Pi Day—Two Ways to Support the Future of Mathematics!
Pi Day
This month, SIAM is celebrating Pi Day and the International Day of Mathematics with more free memberships for students and membership discounts for early career professionals! Check your email on March 14 for more info.
Announcing the 2024 Class of SIAM Science Policy Fellows
Science Policy Fellows
The cohort of five early career professionals will serve a two-year term that includes training, attending SIAM Committee on Science Policy meetings, and interfacing with federal officials. Learn more.
Thank You to Everyone Who Donated to SIAM in 2023
2023 Donors
It is with deepest gratitude that we acknowledge the generous donors who supported SIAM and helped us fulfill our mission in 2023. Many of SIAM's awards and honors are made possible by our financial supporters. See the full list.
SIAM Task Force Publishes Report on the Future of Computational Science
SIAM Reports
SIAM recently commissioned a task force to craft a strategic vision for computational science in the United States for the next 15 years. Read the full task force report
   Publishing News & Notes
Machine Learning for Asset Management and Pricing by H. Schellhorn and T. Kong 
This textbook covers the latest advances in machine learning methods for asset pricing and asset management. Cutting-edge material is integrated with mainstream finance theory and statistical methods to provide a coherent narrative. Learn more.
SIAM Book Series Seeks Ideas for New Manuscripts
SIAM Spotlights
SIAM Spotlights is a book series comprised of brief and enlightening books in applied and computational math and scientific computing. Potential authors should contact Elizabeth Greenspan or Paula Callaghan.
   Math in the News
   Conference & Program Updates
BIG Math Network Hosts Free Industry Connect Series Webinar March 14
BIG Math Network
The BIG (Business, Industry, Government) Math Network hosts its next free Industry Connect Series webinar on Thursday, March 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET. This one focuses on recruiters and HR professionals. Learn more.
Register Now for Mathematical Problems in Industry Workshop
MPI Workshop
Registration is now open for problem-solvers at MPI 2024 at the University of Vermont, June 25–29. Limited support is available; acceptances may be based on applicant expertise. Learn more and register.
   Featured SIAM Video
What Is Data Science?
Data Science video
Meet data scientists who are exploring the vast world of data science, combining elements from various disciplines to analyze complex datasets and solve real-world problems. Data science plays a crucial role in extracting actionable insights from data to support decision-making, drive innovation, and solve complex problems in today's data-driven world. Watch this video to learn more and connect with our thriving community of data scientists to collaborate and innovate as we tackle real-world challenges in this dynamic field. 

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   Prizes & Awards
Nominations Open for 2025 Computational Science and Engineering Prizes
Prize calendar
SIAM is accepting nominations for three major awards and two activity group prizes to be presented at SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. next March. Learn more and make a nomination.
Congratulations to Prize Recipients Recognized at UQ24 and PP24
Prize Spotlight
SIAM recently recognized 11 members of the SIAM community who received awards at SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification and SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. Learn more
Nominations Are Being Accepted for the Inaugural Ivo and Renata Babuška Prize
Babuska Prize
Established in 2022 through a generous gift, the Ivo and Renata Babuška Prize is now accepting nominations. The prize will first be awarded at the 2025 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering. Learn more.
Joint Prizes to Be Awarded at JMM 2025 Are Open for Nominations
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. Submit a nomination for someone who deserves to be recognized for their work.
Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines
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
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
Student and Early Career Travel Award Application Deadline: March 11, 2024
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 12, 2024
Student and Early Career Travel Fund Application Deadline: March 11, 2024
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS24)
Baltimore, Maryland | June 24 – 27, 2024
Student and Early Career 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
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
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: April 1, 2024

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

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