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SIAM Unwrapped - October 2022

October 10, 2022

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October 2022
   From SIAM HQ
SIAM Establishes the Renata Babuška Prize
SIAM Recognizes Mathematicians During Hispanic Heritage Month
Babuska Prize

Through the generosity and dedication of longtime SIAM member Dr. Ivo M. Babuška, the Renata Babuška Prize has been established in memory of his late wife. The $10,000 prize will be first awarded in 2025. Learn more.

Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, SIAM is recognizing the achievements of Hispanic and Latin American mathematicians throughout September and October. Learn more.

Nominations for SIAM's 2023 Prizes and Fellows Close This Month
SIAM Members: Vote in the 2022 SIAM General Election
Prize Deadline Calendar

SIAM is accepting nominations for Major Awards and Activity Group Prizes until October 15 and for SIAM Fellows until the 19th. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized, nominate them now! 

SIAM General Election

Your vote counts! We are electing three members to the SIAM Board of Trustees and four to the SIAM Council. Polls close November 7. Instructions and credentials were sent to all members last month. Learn more.

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   Publishing News & Notes
Business Dynamics Models: Optimization-Based One Step Ahead Optimal Control 
Solving Nonlinear Equations with Iterative Methods: Solvers and Examples in Julia by C. T. Kelley

In this book, authors Eugenius Kaszkurewicz and Amit Bhaya introduce optimal control methods, formulated as optimization problems, applied to business dynamics problems. Learn more.


This book describes state-of-the-art methods for nonlinear equations and shows how to choose an appropriate iterative method for a given problem and write an efficient solver or apply one written by others. Learn more.

   Math in the News
   Conference & Program Updates
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science Wraps Up
Consider Submitting a SIAM Minisymposium to ICIAM 2023

Thank you to everyone who made last month's MDS22 conference in San Diego a success [view photos]! Attendees have online access to all scheduled sessions until September 2023, and SIAM News coverage of the week's events is available here.

ICIAM 2023

If you are submitting a minisymposium to the hybrid ICIAM Congress in Tokyo next August, you can tag it as coming from your SIAM Activity Group. Send talk information to SIAM’s Director of Programs and Services.

   Featured SIAM Video
The Adoption of Blockchain-Based Decentralized Exchanges—SIAM Activity Group on Financial Mathematics and Engineering Virtual Talk Series
SIAG-FME Webinar
In the most recent webinar from the SIAG-FME Virtual Talk Series, Agostino Capponi of Columbia University investigates the market microstructure of Automated Market Makers (AMMs), the most prominent type of pricing functions implemented by Decentralized finance (DeFi) exchanges, and highlights the fundamental differences with centralized limit order books. Watch this and other webinars from SIAG-FME.

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   Prizes & Awards
Congratulations to the SIAM Activity Group on Data Science Early Career Prize Winner 
Nominations Are Now Being Accepted for the 2023 SIAM Student Paper Prize
SIAG Data Science Prize Recipient

Weijie Su of the University of Pennsylvania was recognized for his research at last month's SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science. Learn more about his accomplishments.

Student Paper Prize

SIAM is accepting nominations for the 2023 Student Paper Prize. If you know a student who deserves to be recognized for their contribution to a SIAM journal, honor their work with a nomination! Learn more.

Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA23) and Co-located Symposia
Florence, Italy (hybrid) | January 22 – 25, 2023
Advance Registration Deadline: November 30, 2022
SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE23)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands | February 26 – March 3, 2023
Travel Fund Application Deadline: November 28, 2022
SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM23)
Minneapolis, Minnesota | April 27 – 29, 2023
Workshop and Tutorial Proposal Submission Deadline: October 14, 2022
SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS23)
Portland, Oregon | May 14 – 18, 2023
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: October 17, 2022
Contributed Lecture, Poster, and Minisymposium Presentation
Abstract Deadline: November 14, 2022
SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP23)
Seattle, Washington | May 31 – June 3, 2023
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: October 31, 2022

SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics and Engineering (FM23)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | June 6 – 9, 2023
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: November 7, 2022
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: November 21, 2022
10th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2023)
Tokyo, Japan (hybrid) | August 20 – 25, 2023
Embedded and Satellite Meeting Submission Deadline: November 1, 2022
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