Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science.

This meeting is being held jointly with the SIAM Annual Meeting (AN18), the SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education (ED18) and the SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS18).


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Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs:
Robert P. Lipton, Louisiana State University, USA
Govind Menon, Brown University, USA

Organizing Committee
Michael P. Brenner, Harvard University, USA
Eric Cances, Ecole des Ponts --Paris Tech, France
Gábor Csányi, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
James De Yoreo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Maria Emelianenko, George Mason University, USA
Elizabeth A. Holm, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ioannis G. Kevrekidis, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Marta Lewicka, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Apala Majumdar, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Barbara Niethammer, University of Bonn, Germany
Michael I. Weinstein, Columbia University, USA


Since 1994, every 2 to 4 years the SIAM Materials Activity Group organizes the SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science. This conference focuses on interdisciplinary approaches that bridge mathematical and computational methods to the science and engineering of materials. The conference provides a forum to highlight significant advances as well as critical or promising challenges in mathematics and materials science and engineering. In keeping with tradition, the conference seeks diversity in people, disciplines, methods, theory, and applications.

Funding Agencies


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.




New advancements in interdisciplinary materials research and technology in all areas of the science and engineering of materials are solicited, including all electronic structure, atomistic simulation, microstructures, continuum descriptions, thermodynamics, kinetics, analytical methods, stochastic methods and computational methods. Of particular interest are innovative mathematical and numerical approaches to materials science and engineering.


Important Deadlines

November 30, 2017:  Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
January 18, 2018:  Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium Presentation Abstracts

January 19, 2018: SIAM Student Travel Award

June 11, 2018: Disconnect time is midnight EDT

June 11, 2018


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