Colombia Section of SIAM
COSIAM was established in 2010 for the purpose of furthering the application of mathematics to industry and science in Colombia by promoting basic research in mathematics leading to new methods and techniques and by providing media for the exchange of information and ideas between mathematicians and other technical and scientific personnel.
(All terms January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2013)
President: Gerard Olivar, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Manizales, Manizales
Vice President: Primitivo Acosta-Humanez, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla
Secretary/Treasurer: John A. Taborda, Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta
Council: Olga Vasilieva, Gladys E. Salcedo, Carlos Mejia, Carlos Peña, Hernando Diaz
COSIAM and SIAM have been promoted in several meetings and conferences. Among them:
- Stability and Bifurcations in Piecewise-linear Systems, IMUS Doc-course, Seville, Spain, January 30th—February 10th, 2012
- Low-carbon Economies, Medellín, Colombia, 15th and 16th March, 2012
- NoLineal 2012, Zaragoza, Spain, 4th – 6th June 2012
- First School on Applied Mathematics, EMA-1, Cali, Colombia, 8th – 13rd October 2012
This year’s COSIAM annual meeting took place in Isla Baru, Cartagena de Indias during the 2nd South American Dynamics Days, November 20-23. It included poster sessions featuring members of SIAM student chapters.