Upcoming Events for Fall 2017

Finals Prep & Cookie Decorating

11:30 am - 1:30 pm on Wednesday, December 13 in 170 Hope St, Room 108

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Past Events

Math in Industry Luncheon

12:00 - 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 6 in 170 Hope St, Room 108

SIAM invites you to join our first Math in Industry Luncheon event with guest speaker Loren Shure from Mathworks. Loren has worked at MathWorks for over 30 years. For the first 27 of these years, Loren co-authored several MathWorks products in addition to adding core functionality to MATLAB, including major contributions to the design of the MATLAB language. She is currently part of the Application Engineering team, enabling Loren to spend more time and energy working with customers.

She graduated from MIT with a B.Sc. in physics and has a Ph.D. in marine geophysics from the University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is a Senior Member of IEEE. Loren writes about MATLAB on her blog, The Art of MATLAB.

SIAM will provide lunch to participants at 11:45, and the talk will begin around 12:15 pm.

To RSVP and to submit questions in advance of the event, please fill out this form.

Math Slam

4:00 - 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 16 in 170 Hope St, Room 108

Dessert will be served at 4 pm, followed by a collection of fun, fast-paced math talks from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. These talks will provide a preview of research int he Division of Applied Mathematics and the Mathematics Department. Undergraduate and graduate students are especially encouraged to come get ideas for summer research or thesis projects! (Co-hosted with AWM, AMDUG, & APMA)

REU Panel and Poster Fair

4:00 - 6:00 PM on Tuesday, November 7 in 170 Hope St, Room 108

The Brown Student Chapters of SIAM and AWM will host a combined Panel and Poster Fair event on Tuesday, November 7 at 4-6 pm. The panel discussion will focus on summer research and internship opportunities for undergraduates in math-related fields. After the panel, the poster session will take place from 5-6 pm. We are currently accepting abstract submissions from students who would like to present their research at the poster fair. Some funding is available for poster printing, and a "Best Poster" prize will be awarded. For more details, as well as the poster abstracts and presenters, please see the detailed program. Contact SIAM@brown.edu with any questions.

Congratulations to our Poster Fair winner: Tara Srinivas for her poster: "Regulation of Mutant p53: The Role of the Mdm2-Mdm4 Complex in Murine Tumorigenesis"

And congratulations to our honorable mention recipient: Layla Abdullah for her poster: "Perceptions of Discharge Readiness by Maternal Immigrant Status in NICU Mothers"

Welcome Social!

5:00 - 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 3 in 170 Hope St, Room 108

The Brown student chapter of SIAM welcomes you back to a new semester! Join us for a dessert social on Tuesday, October 3 at 5-6 pm to learn about our chapter, catch up with SIAM members, and eat some delicious (FREE) ice cream and toppings.

SIAM End-of-Year Celebration!

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on May 1, 2017, Room 108 at 170 Hope St.

Come celebrate another successful year of SIAM! Students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and visitors are invited to join us to hear from a Brown team that received the Outstanding Winner award in the Math Contest for Modeling. Learn about elections for new SIAM Chapter officers, meet students from other STEM disciplines, and celebrate the second year of SIAM at Brown. Refreshments will be served!

Math Slam!

4:00 to 5:30 pm at 170 Hope St, Room 108

Dessert will be served at 4 pm, followed by a collection of fun, fast-paced math talks from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. These talks will provide a preview of research in the Division of Applied Mathematics and the Mathematics Department. Undergraduate and graduate students are especialy encouraged to come get ideas for summer research or thesis projects! (Co-hosted with AWM and APMA)

Post-Doc/Industry Panel

Wednesday, May 10 at 12:00 to 1:00 pm at 170 Hope St, Room 108

Graduating PhDs in applied math will share their experiences applying to postdocs, tenure track positions, and industry jobs and answer your questions. Join us to hear about the application process and celebrate new APMA PhDs! Lunch will be served.

Making Up and Breaking Up with Your Paper: Panel of STEM Journal Editors

11:30 am - 12:30 pm on Feb. 14, 2017, Room 108 of 170 Hope

Learn the best practices for writing, submitting, and revising a journal article! Stop by to eat pizza, ask questions, and meet our panelists from Math, Applied Math, Physics, and Engineering.

If you would like to submit questions in advance of the event, please fill out this form.