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Citadel News Service

For Release
March 3, 2005

Citadel and CofC host mathematics conference

The Citadel and the College of Charleston will host the 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Southeast Atlantic Section (SIAM-SEAS) meeting March 25-26, 2005.

SIAM is a research and educational society that serves as a link among scientists, engineers, applied mathematicians and students. Highlights of this year’s meeting include:

four principal conference speakers, including the 2005 SIAM president, Martin Golubitsky of the University of Houston,
two short courses, one on population models and one on financial mathematics,
nine mini-symposia on topics ranging from mathematics and music to dynamical modeling of biological systems to information retrieval,
and paper presentations from both faculty and students as well as student presentation awards.

In addition, there will be an undergraduate Math Jeopardy contest. Cadets participating are math majors, Jui-Chian Chen and Shawna Hartman, and physics majors, Pisut Muangsamai and Kevin Young.

For additional information or registration, go to the conference website or contact Lt. Col. Mei Chen in the department of math and computer science.  Conference registration and fees will be waived for Citadel faculty members and students.


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