University of Reading SIAM Student Chapter

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Simon Gaulter receives SIAM award

Congratulations to Simon Gaulter, former Vice-President and Webmaster for the University of Reading SIAM Student Chapter who has received a Certificate of Recognition from SIAM for his contributions in 2013.

The award was presented on behalf of SIAM by Prof. Nancy Nichols, head of SIAM UKIE.

Kasia Kozlowska, 20th January 2014

SIAM National Student Chapter Conference 2012 (SNSCC12)

Members of the University of Reading SIAM Student Chapter attended the first SIAM National Student Chapter Conference, held on 18th May 2012 at the University of Manchester.

The conference was aimed at PhD and postdoctoral applied mathematicians from a wide variety of research areas, with the aim of facilitating sharing of ideas and finding new approaches. The event featured plenary lectures by Prof. Nick Trefethen (Oxford), Edvin Deadman (NAG), Dr Will Parnell (Manchester) and Prof. Ernesto Estrada (Strathclyde), as well as talks by PhDs and postdocs and a poster session, with prizes awarded for the best talk and poster of the day.

Committee members of the University of Reading SIAM Student Chapter co-organised the event, with several members also speaking, chairing, and presenting posters. The Chapter's Vice President Simon Gaulter gave a talk on 'Acoustic Trapped Modes of a Slowly Varying 3D Waveguide' as well as chairing a session. Nick Bird, the Chapter Seminar Coordinator, presented a talk on 'A Velocity-Based Moving-Mesh Finite Element Method', and Sam Groth, the Chapter Communications Officer presented a poster on 'Frequency Independent Methods for Scattering by Atmospheric Particles'.

Charlotta Howarth, 18th May 2012

Charlotta Howarth receives SIAM award

Congratulations to University of Reading SIAM Student Chapter President Charlotta Howarth, who has been awarded a SIAM Certificate of Recognition for her outstanding efforts and accomplishments in setting up the 100th SIAM Student Chapter worldwide.

The award was presented on behalf of SIAM by Prof. Nancy Nichols, head of SIAM UKIE.

Simon Gaulter, 15th May 2012

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