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SIAM Central States Section

The SIAM Central States Section serves SIAM members in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.

Purpose and Activities

Section Purpose

The purpose of this section is to enhance the communication among the section members, promote the collaboration for both basic research and applications of mathematics to industry and science, represent applied and computational mathematics in the entire central region, and support the SIAM mission in the central region of the United States. The section was formed in 2014.


Activities for the SIAM Central Section include annual section meetings, seminars, and workshops for advanced topics of common interests of the section members, encouraging new SIAM student chapters and facilitating all the SIAM student chapters in the central region to connect together, promoting collaboration in applied mathematics and its applications to industry and science, and expanding the influence of SIAM in the central states. Participation in SIAM Central States Section activities are open to all institutions and industries in the region with an interest in applied and computational mathematics.

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University of Oklahoma
Vice President

Iowa State University

University of Kansas

Iowa State University



Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section

The 4th Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section will be hosted by the University of Oklahoma, October 5-7, 2018.

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Section Archive

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President Xiaoming He
Vice President Erik S. Van Vleck
Treasurer Stephen D. Panavich
Secretary Xiu Ye

3rd Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section

Colorado State University, September 29-October 1, 2017

2nd Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, September 30-October 2, 2016

1st Annual Meeting of SIAM Central States Section

Missouri University of Science & Technology, April 11-12, 2015