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SIAM Unwrapped - October 2023

October 9, 2023

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October 2023
Don't forget to renew by December 31!
   From SIAM HQ
Members: Remember to Vote in the 2023 SIAM General Election
Application Deadline is Approaching for the MGB-SIAM Early Career Fellowship
Vote 2023

We are electing a President-Elect, Vice President-at-Large, Secretary, three members to the SIAM Board of Trustees, and four members to the SIAM Council. Deadline to vote is November 6. Read full candidate bios.

MGB-SIAM Fellows

The program recognizes achievement and provides support for professional activities and career development. Applications are due November 1. Learn more and apply.

Applications are Due Nov. 1 for the SIAM Science Policy Fellowship Program
Apply for the SIAM Postdoctoral Support Program
Science Policy Fellowship

Fellows receive training on key budget and policy issues, attend science policy meetings, and interface with U.S. lawmakers, legislative staff, and federal officials. Learn more and apply.

Postdoctoral Support Fund

Postdoc/mentor pairs can apply for up to $15,000 to support in-person research collaboration. Priority deadline is November 1. Learn more.

SIAM Establishes the Life Sciences and Dynamical Systems Travel Fund
SIAM Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
LS/DS Fund

This new fund, made possible with the backing of Dr. Simone Bianco, will support students and early career researchers historically underrepresented in STEM in attending the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences and the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. Learn more.

Hispanic Heritage Month

SIAM is shining a light on the achievements of Hispanic and Latin American professionals in our community throughout September and October. Learn more about them and see a list of resources and networks.

   Publishing News & Notes
Classical Analysis of Real-Valued Functions by Valery Serov
Calculus for the Natural Sciences by Michel Helfgott

Divided into two self-contained parts, this textbook is an introduction to modern real analysis. 350+ exercises and 100 examples help clarify the theoretical considerations and practical applications. Learn more.


Applications to the natural sciences play a central role in this textbook on calculus of one variable. Examples from biology, chemistry, and physics are discussed in detail. Learn more.

   Math in the News
   Conference & Program Updates
SIAM Industry Committee Career Panel Happening October 10
SIAM Virtual Career Fair is Happening this Wednesday
Industry Panel

Curious about career opportunities in applied mathematics? Join us for this career panel featuring panelists with B.S./M.S degrees from various sectors of industry. Register here.

SIAM Career Fair

There are still spots available for employers and job seekers to attend the SIAM Virtual Career Fair on October 11! Learn more and register.

   Featured SIAM Video
 Stability Indices for Nonlinear Waves and Patterns
In the most recent video from the Seminar in the Analysis and Methods of PDE webinar series, Christopher K.R.T. Jones of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discusses ways in which the Evans Function and Maslov Index theories have been pushed in recent years to cover more complex problems than those for which they were originally intended. Watch this and other webinars from this series, as well as educational webinars hosted by other SIAM activity groups.

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   Prizes & Awards
Final Call: Nominations for SIAM's 2024 Prizes and Fellows Close in October
2024 SIAM Student Paper Prize Now Accepting Nominations
Prize Deadline Calendar

SIAM is accepting nominations for Major Awards and Activity Group Prizes until October 15 and for SIAM Fellows until October 18. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized, nominate them!

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! Deadline to nominate is February 15. Learn more.

Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines

ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA24)
Alexandria, Virginia | January 7 – 10, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: October 24, 2023


SIAM Symposium on Algorithm Engineering and Experiments (ALENEX24)
Alexandria, Virginia | January 7 – 8, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: October 24, 2023


SIAM Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms (SOSA24)
Alexandria, Virginia | January 8 – 9, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: October 24, 2023

SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification (UQ24)
Trieste, Italy | February 27 – March 1, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: November 27, 2023
SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP24)
Baltimore, Maryland | March 5 – 8, 2024
Travel Fund Application Deadline: December 4, 2023
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
Travel Fund Application Deadline: January 18, 2024
SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA24)
Paris, France | May 13 – 17, 2024
Minisymposium Proposal Deadline: October 16, 2023
SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS24)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | May 19 – 23, 2024
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: October 23, 2023
SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (IS24)
Atlanta, Georgia | May 28 – 31, 2024
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: October 30, 2023
SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 13, 2024
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: November 13, 2023
SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE24)
Portland, Oregon | June 10 – 12, 2024
Minisymposium Proposal Submission Deadline: November 13, 2023

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

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