The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) student chapter at U-M is hosting a SIAM Student Conference on November 13th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in East Hall. The goal of the conference is to connect U-M students who create and/or use novel mathematical methods in their research. The conference will include keynote presentations by Professors Peter Miller (Math) and Ian Hiskens (EECS), as well as selected student talks.
All Michigan graduate students are eligible to present at the conference. The talk should be 20 minutes in length and should include a discussion of a novel mathematical theory or method. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Fluid dynamics
  • Imaging science
  • Optimization
  • Control theory
  • Financial mathematics
  • Probability
  • Mathematical biology
  • Scientific computing
  • Mathematical physics
  • Dynamical systems
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Information science

More information is available at the conference website: http://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/siam/Contacts.html

If you would like to give a talk, please submit your name, primary e-mail, address, department, and abstract to <SIAMchapter@umich.edu>. The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 22, 2010. You may still submit an abstract after this date, but submissions received prior to the deadline will receive first priority.

If you are unable to present, we still invite you to attend the conference. Online registration for the conference will be available soon on the conference website. Until then, we ask that you register by sending your name, department, and e-mail address to <SIAMchapter@umich.edu>.

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