The SIAM Visiting Lecturer Program (VLP) provides the community with a roster of experienced and inspirational applied mathematicians and computational scientists in industry, government, and academia, who can speak on topics that are of interest to developing professional mathematicians.
Learn more about the following speakers from Oregon, Massachusetts, Indiana, and Pennsylvania and contact them if you are interested in them speaking at your institution.
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation | Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Job Description: Software engineer and scrum master responsible for the maintenance, development and performance optimization of Intel MKL and Intel ADL dense linear algebra functionality.
Education: B.A. in Computer Science and Theatre / M.S. in Computer Science / Ph.D. in Computer Science
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: Optimizing dense linear algebra software / Graduate math students and beyond
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: Being a woman in tech / Undergraduate math majors and beyond
Staff, DEKA Research and Development | Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Job Description: Provide analytic and statistical support for DEKA's projects.
Education: B.S. Mechanical Engineering / M.S. Mathematics / Ph.D. Mathematics
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: The need for an ethical foundation in applied mathematics / General audience
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: The ubiquity and importance of mathematics in industry / General audience (calculus experience and experience with proofs not required!)
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: The application of mathematics to important social problems / General audience (calculus experience and experience with proofs not required!)
Associate Professor, IUPUI | Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Job Description: Professor of Computer Science
Other Positions: Co-founder, PredPol
Education: B.S. Mathematics / Ph.D. Mathematics
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: The mathematics of crime / predictive policing / Undergraduate math majors and beyond
Senior Manager, Retirement, Bimbo Bakeries USA | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Job Description: Manage pension, 401k and executive retirement plans for USA's largest bakery.
Other Positions: Principal, Savitz Organization
Education: B.A. Mathematics, B.A. Economics / Associate of the Society of Actuaries
Possible Lecture Topic and Audience: "Do You Want To Be An Actuary" / Undergraduate math majors and beyond
Geographical Constraints: Prefer East Coast
Learn more about hosting a speaker at your institution by visiting the Program Guidelines.