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SIAM Unwrapped - September 2020

September 14, 2020

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September 2020
   From SIAM HQ
SIAM Welcomes Dr. Suzanne L. Weekes as New Executive Director
Honor Jim Crowley With a Gift to the New Fund in His Name as He Retires from SIAM
Suzanne L. Weekes

"SIAM has been instrumental in my career, and what a culmination of that to have the honor of serving as Executive Director," said Suzanne Weekes, who will begin her role January 1, 2021. Read the full announcement,

Donate to Jim Crowley Endowed Fund

Consider expressing your gratitude for Jim Crowley’s impact on SIAM by making a gift to the newly-established James Crowley Endowed Fund for Student Support. Read about Jim's tenure as Executive Director and service to SIAM here.

Make Your Voice Heard: Polls Open Tomorrow for 2020 SIAM General Election
Nominate a Colleague for the 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows
2020 SIAM General Election

Polls open September 15, 2020! We will be electing three members to the Board of Trustees and four to the SIAM Council to serve as SIAM leadership. Click here for full candidate bios.

Fellows Nomination

Help raise the visibility of our community by identifying members with demonstrated excellence in research, industrial work, educational activities, and other services related to the goals of SIAM. Make your nomination by October 21.

Please Remember to Renew Your SIAM Membership for 2021
New Webinar Series Focuses on the Analysis and Methods of PDE
Renew Your Membership

Renew your SIAM membership to continue enjoying your benefits. Free student members must renew their membership too. Non-student members can nominate up to two students per year for free student memberships!

SIAM PDE Webinar Series

Check out the upcoming webinar on Thursday October 1, with featured speaker Laure Saint-Raymond of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. Register now and view past webinars.

SIAM Undergraduate Research Online
   Publishing News & Notes
New Book: Observability: A New Theory Based on the Group of Invariance
by Agostino Martinelli
Today is Last Day to Get Up to 40% Off On All SIAM Books
Observability: A New Theory Based on the Group of Invariance

This book is about nonlinear observability. It provides a modern theory of observability based on a new paradigm borrowed from theoretical physics and the mathematical foundation of that paradigm. Read more.

SIAM Bookstore

Last chance! Save up to 40% off list price when you buy two or more SIAM books (no exclusions) by 11:59 p.m. ET on September 14. Visit the SIAM bookstore to place your order. 

Free Access Now Available to SIAM's 50+ Most Highly-Cited Journal Articles
Discount Available on Language Editing and Translation Services for SIAM Members
Most Cited SIAM Journal Articles

For the next 12 weeks, you have free access to the top three most-cited papers from each SIAM journal since 2018. Read the 50+ articles now.

Charlesworth Author Services

Need help getting your academic papers, grant proposals, and more to the highest level of English-language readability? Charlesworth Author Services provides SIAM members with a 10% discount. Learn more.

   Math in the News
   Conference Updates
Submit Your Abstract for CSE21
Watch the SIAG/FME Virtual Talk Series

The poster and contributed presentation abstract submission deadline for SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering is September 21, 2020. Submit your abstract today

SIAG/FME Virtual Talk Series

The SIAM Activity Group on Financial Mathematics and Engineering has organized a series of eight online talks on topics related to mathematical finance and engineering. The first one features H. Mete Soner. Watch them now.

Upcoming Conferences & Deadlines
The 3rd Annual Meeting of the SIAM Texas-Louisiana Section
October 16–18
Registration paused until further notice
ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA21)
January 10–13, 2021
Pre-Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Algorithm Engineering & Experiments (ALENEX21)
January 10–11, 2021
Pre-Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms (SOSA21)
January 11–12, 2021
Pre-Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

SIAM Symposium on Algorithmic Principles of Computer Systems (APOCS21)
January 13, 2021
Pre-Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020
Some of the listed conferences are discussing ways to offer an alternative, either as a virtual meeting or as a postponed event. Monitor the SIAM website for up-to-date plans.
   Featured SIAM Video
SIAM's Conference YouTube Channel Features Prize Talks from Virtual AN20 & IS20
John von Neumann Lecture Video
Watch the John von Neumann Prize Lecture, "Rational Functions," presented virtually by Nick Trefethen at SIAM Annual Meeting 2020. Check out other invited and prize talks from SIAM conferences on SIAM’s Conference YouTube channel.

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   Prizes & Awards
AWM-SIAM Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture Nominations Close October 1
Nominate Your Colleague for 2021 SIAM Prizes
Kovalevsky Lecture Nomination

The prize is awarded annually by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and SIAM to highlight significant contributions of women to applied or computational mathematics. Submit your nomination.

SIAM Prize Nominations

There are 21 major prizes and SIAG prizes for 2021 that are open for nomination until October 15, 2020. Learn more and nominate a colleague

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