Joint Mathematics Meetings

January 6 - 9, 2011 (Thursday – Sunday)

New Orleans, LA

SIAM is a participant in the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM). SIAM sponsors an invited speaker and several minisymposia.

Full details of the conference and registration information when available can be found here.

See below for information about the SIAM sponsored sessions at the Joint Meetings.

SIAM Coordinating Committee for the Joint Mathematics Meetings

Douglas West (Chair)

Marie-Carme T. Calderer

Zuhair Nashed

**In Pursuit of the Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation**

**William Cook**, Georgia Institute of Technology

Great Ballroom A-C, 5th Floor, Sheraton

**Friday January 7, 2011, 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.**

**From flapping birds to space telescopes: The mathematics of origami
Robert J. Lang**, Robert J. Lang Origami

Great Ballroom A-C, 5th Floor, Sheraton

**SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Difference and Differential Equations in Ecology and Epidemiology, I**, **II**

Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

Zhilan Feng, Purdue University

Yun Kang, Arizona State University Yun.Kang@asu.edu

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.**

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 2:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.**

**SIAM Minisymposium on Combinatorial Optimization, I, II
**Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

David Hartvigsen, University of Notre Dame David.Hartvigsen.1@nd.edu

Donald Wagner, Office of Naval Research

**SIAM Minisymposium on Education**

Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

Peter Turner, Clarkson University pturner@clarkson.edu

**Saturday January 8, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.**

**SIAM Minisymposium on Frontiers in Geomathematics**

Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslautern freeden@mathematik.uni-kl.de

Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida

Volker Michel**, **Universitaet Siegen**
**Thomas Soner, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

**SIAM Minisymposium on Vistas in Applied Mathematics**

Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

Maria-Carme Calderer, University of Minnesota

Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida znashed@mail.ucf.edu

**Sunday January 9, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.**

**SIAM Minisymposium on Graph Theory**

Bayside A, 4th Floor, Sheraton

Organizers:

**Michael Ferrara**, University of Colorado, Denver

**Stephen Hartke**, University of Nebraska-Lincoln hartke@math.unl.edu

**Sunday January 9, 2011, 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.**

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Applications, I, II**

Organizers:

Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu

Chi-Wang Shu, Brown University

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.**

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m.**

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Integrable Systems, I, II
**Organizers:

Gino Biondini, State University of New York at Buffalo biondini@buffalo.edu

Barbara Prinari, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

**AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in Post-Baccalaureate Programs, I, II, III, IV**

Organizers:

Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu

Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology

Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology

Jacqueline A. Jensen, Sam Houston State University

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.**

**Thursday January 6, 2011, 2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m.**

**Friday January 7, 2011, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.**

**Friday January 7, 2011, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.**

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Algebra and Number Theory, I, II, III
**Organizers:

Gregor Kemper, Technische Universität München

Michael J. Mossinghoff, Davidson College

Igor E. Shparlinski, Macquarie University igor.shparlinski@mq.edu.au

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Applications of Stochastic Processes in Neuroscience, I
**Organizers:

Peter Thomas, Case Western Reserve University pjthomas@case.edu

Kreso Josic, University of Houston

**AMS-SIAM Special Session on Control and Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations, I, II
**Organizers:

Ana-Maria Croicu, Kennesaw State University

Michele L. Joyner, East Tennessee State University joynerm@etsu.edu