Linear algebra is a fundamental tool in modeling and computation. This area covers research and computational methods in linear algebra and matrix analysis. A few examples of the diverse areas of application are signal processing, systems and control theory, statistics, Markov chains, and mathematical biology.

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SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM19)

May 2 - 4, 2019 Calgary, Alberta, Canada More Information

SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS19)

May 19 - 23, 2019 Snowbird, Utah, U.S. More Information

SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS19)

May 22 - 23, 2019 Snowbird, Utah, U.S. More Information

SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics & Engineering (FM19)

June 4 - 7, 2019 Toronto, Ontario, Canada More Information

Collaborative Workshop for Women in Mathematical Biology (WIMB 2019)

June 17 - 21, 2019 Los Angeles, California, U.S. More Information

Gene Golub SIAM Summer School 2019: High Performance Data Analytics

June 17 - 28, 2019 Aussois, France More Information

SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT19)

June 19 - 21, 2019 Chengdu, China More Information

SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (AG19)

July 9 - 13, 2019 Bern, Switzerland More Information

9th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2019)

July 15 - 19, 2019 Valencia, Spain More Information

SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PD19)

December 11 - 14, 2019 La Quinta, California, U.S. More Information

ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA20)

January 5 - 8, 2020 Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. More Information

Algorithm Engineering and Experiments (ALENEX20)

January 5 - 6, 2020 Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S. More Information

SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP20)

May 26 - 29, 2020 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University More Information

SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (IS20)

July 6 - 9, 2020 Toronto, Ontario, Canada More Information

SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems (DS21)

May 23 - 27, 2021 Portland, Oregon, U.S. More Information

The JPBM Communications Award is given annually to reward and encourage communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to non-mathematical audiences. The prize may be awarded in two categories: For Public Outreach and For Expository and Popular Books. Nominations can be submitted via the AMS website.

By Per-Gunnar Martinsson
The management and analysis of large complex datasets give rise to mathematical and algorithmic challenges that have intrigued applied mathematicians in recent years. ...

Congratulations to these four SIAM members who were recently awarded the SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences Early Career Prize, SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Best Paper Prize, SIAM ...

By Paul Davis
The John von Neumann Lecture is among SIAM’s oldest and most prestigious prizes, recognizing “outstanding and distinguished contributions to the field of applied mathematics.” ...

This joint prize was established in 2002 to honor Sonia Kovalevsky and her work on the theory of differential equations. It is awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied and computational mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AWM website.

This prize was created in 2013 to emphasize George Pólya’s legacy of communicating mathematics effectively. It joins two long-standing Pólya prizes SIAM has awarded in combinatorics and other fields beginning in 1969.

Through the generosity and inspiration of Gerald and Judith Porter, the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), American Mathematical Society (AMS), and SIAM offer this annual lecture at the Joint Mathematics Meetings. The lecture, first awarded in 2010, is given on a mathematical topic accessible to the broader community.

Named in honor of I. E. Block, a co-founder and the first managing director of SIAM, this lecture is open to the public at the SIAM Annual Meeting. It is intended to encourage public appreciation of applied mathematics and computational science by reaching out to the local community.

The prize recognizes innovative software in scientific computing by researchers in the earlier stages of their career. Starting in 2019, SIAM will award the prize every four years at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering.

Established in 1979 in honor of James H. Wilkinson, the prize is awarded to an individual in their early career for recent contributions to numerical analysis and scientific computing.

Established in 1959, the prize honors John von Neumann, a founder of modern computing. The lecture is awarded annually for distinguished contributions to applied mathematics and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community.

Established in 1967, the prize honors Norbert Wiener, a founder of the field of cybernetics. The prize is awarded every three years by SIAM and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AMS website.

The Pioneer Prize is awarded every four years at the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) Congress to one individual for pioneering work introducing applied mathematical methods and scientific computing techniques to an industrial problem area or a new scientific field of applications. Nominations can be submitted via the ICIAM website.

By Per-Gunnar Martinsson
The management and analysis of large complex datasets give rise to mathematical and algorithmic challenges that have intrigued applied mathematicians in recent years. ...

Congratulations to these four SIAM members who were recently awarded the SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences Early Career Prize, SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Best Paper Prize, SIAM ...

By Paul Davis
The John von Neumann Lecture is among SIAM’s oldest and most prestigious prizes, recognizing “outstanding and distinguished contributions to the field of applied mathematics.” ...

The JPBM Communications Award is given annually to reward and encourage communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to non-mathematical audiences. The prize may be awarded in two categories: For Public Outreach and For Expository and Popular Books. Nominations can be submitted via the AMS website.

Established in 1959, the prize honors John von Neumann, a founder of modern computing. The lecture is awarded annually for distinguished contributions to applied mathematics and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community.

The prize, established in 1985 and originally intended to be awarded periodically, is now awarded annually for contributions to the advancement of applied mathematics on the national or international level.

The prize was established in 1986 in memory of Richard C. DiPrima, who served SIAM for many years and in 1979–1980 as SIAM President. It aims to recognize an early career researcher in applied mathematics and is based on the doctoral dissertation.

Established in 1979 in honor of James H. Wilkinson, the prize is awarded to an individual in their early career for recent contributions to numerical analysis and scientific computing.

Established in 1987, the prize is awarded to the author or authors of the most outstanding paper on a topic in applicable linear algebra published in English in a peer-reviewed journal.

Established in 2017, the prize will be awarded for the first time to a post-PhD early career researcher for recent research contributions in the field of applicable linear algebra.

The Pioneer Prize is awarded every four years at the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) Congress to one individual for pioneering work introducing applied mathematical methods and scientific computing techniques to an industrial problem area or a new scientific field of applications. Nominations can be submitted via the ICIAM website.

Established in 1967, the prize honors Norbert Wiener, a founder of the field of cybernetics. The prize is awarded every three years by SIAM and the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AMS website.

The prize recognizes innovative software in scientific computing by researchers in the earlier stages of their career. Starting in 2019, SIAM will award the prize every four years at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering.

This joint prize was established in 2002 to honor Sonia Kovalevsky and her work on the theory of differential equations. It is awarded to anyone in the scientific or engineering community whose work highlights the achievements of women in applied and computational mathematics. Nominations can be submitted via the AWM website.

This prize was created in 2013 to emphasize George Pólya’s legacy of communicating mathematics effectively. It joins two long-standing Pólya prizes SIAM has awarded in combinatorics and other fields beginning in 1969.

Through the generosity and inspiration of Gerald and Judith Porter, the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), American Mathematical Society (AMS), and SIAM offer this annual lecture at the Joint Mathematics Meetings. The lecture, first awarded in 2010, is given on a mathematical topic accessible to the broader community.

Named in honor of I. E. Block, a co-founder and the first managing director of SIAM, this lecture is open to the public at the SIAM Annual Meeting. It is intended to encourage public appreciation of applied mathematics and computational science by reaching out to the local community.

The prize recognizes students for outstanding solutions to real world math problems. It is awarded to two of the teams judged "Outstanding" in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) administered annually by the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP). Registration is accepted via the COMAP website.

The SIAM Outstanding Paper Prizes bring attention to papers published in SIAM journals. Three awards are made each year to the authors of papers deemed by SIAM journal editors-in-chief worthy of particular attention.

The SIAM Student Paper Prize is awarded annually to the student author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) accepted by SIAM journals within the three years preceding the nomination deadline. Starting with the 2018 award, the focus of the prize is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students in SIAM journals.

SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SIMAX) contains research articles and papers of interest to the numerical linear algebra community. SIMAX also contains papers that are of a theoretical nature but have a possible impact on applications.

Multiscale Modeling & Simulation
SIAM J. on Applied Algebra and Geometry
SIAM J. on Applied Dynamical Systems
SIAM J. on Applied Mathematics
SIAM J. on Computing
SIAM J. on Control and Optimization
SIAM J. on Discrete Mathematics
SIAM J. on Financial Mathematics
SIAM J. on Imaging Sciences
SIAM J. on Mathematical Analysis
SIAM J. on Matrix Analysis and Applications
SIAM J. on Numerical Analysis
SIAM J. on Optimization
SIAM J. on Scientific Computing
SIAM/ASA J. on Uncertainty Quantification
SIAM Review
Theory of Probability & Its Applications

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Our community is founded on igniting groundbreaking developments in applied math and computational science. Take a deeper dive into your area of study with one of these opportunities.