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Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference (CASSC) 2014

posted Mar 3, 2014, 11:50 AM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Apr 22, 2014, 10:41 PM by Barrett Leslie ]

We invite you to participate in the annual Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference  (CASSC) hosted at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL on Saturday, April 5th, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that registration is free, and lunch will be providedAlong with plenary speakers in applied math and computational research, we will be featuring talks and posters from graduate students and accomplished undergraduate students.

Please join us at the end of the day for a reception and opportunity to network with fellow students and speakers.

To register follow this link

Details of the conference can be found here.

Also attached is a pdf flyer for the conference.

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you on April 5th!

Best,
CASSC Organizing Committee


Event Pictures:
 
 
 
Group Picture Audience looking on during morning sessionCareer Panel  
 
 
 
Prof. Hemanshu Kaul Kai Liu (Applied Math - IIT) Barrett Leslie (IIT-Chair) 

MATH Talk & Tea (GAIL)

posted Nov 7, 2013, 5:44 PM by Barrett Leslie   [ updated Nov 23, 2013, 10:25 AM ]

TALK: Dr. Sou-Cheng Choi will give an introductory talk on GAIL (Guaranteed Automatic Integration Library). 
TEA: As usual the event is casual, everyone is invited to attend, and refreshments will be served.

About GAIL:
  • GAIL is a suite of algorithms for integration problems in one, many, and infinite dimensions, and whose answers are guaranteed to be correct. 
  • GAIL is created, developed, and maintained by Fred Hickernell (Illinois Institute of Technology), Sou-Cheng Choi (University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and IIT), and their collaborators including Yuhan Ding (IIT), Lan Jiang (IIT), and Yizhi Zhang (IIT).
  • For details on GAIL, please look at https://code.google.com/p/gail/.

Event Info:
  • Date: Nov. 20th
  • Time: 4:40-5:40pm
  • Location: E1 Rm 241
Event Poster:
https://docs.google.com/a/hawk.iit.edu/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=aGF3ay5paXQuZWR1fGlpdC1zaWFtfGd4OjM0N2Y0YjI1Y2NjOTNlNjc


Information from the event: 
  • To get your free SIAM student membership go here.  
  • Once you have signed up for the free membership be sure to join the IIT-SIAM Student Chapter by registering on hawklink
  • To stay up to date with with our upcoming events join the IIT-SIAM mailing list
Event Pictures:
 
 
 GAIL Talk (Group) Gail Talk (Group w/ speaker)

Panel Discussion - November 7th, 2013

posted Nov 4, 2013, 8:26 AM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Nov 7, 2013, 5:38 PM by Barrett Leslie ]

IIT-SIAM Chapter panel discussion: how to make the most of your graduate studies. Topics include: looking into internships early, looking for summer research, preparing for qualifying examinations, etc. Food will be served.

Our three panelists are:
  • Dr. Xiaofan Li, Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, Director of Graduate Studies
  • Dr. Igor Cialenco, Associate Professor, who is in charge of the qualifying examinations in the Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Xuan Zhou, PhD candidate, President of IIT SIAM Student Chapter
Event Info:
  • When: 4:40-5:40pm, Nov 7th
  • Where: E1 Room 103
Event Poster:
https://docs.google.com/a/hawk.iit.edu/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=aGF3ay5paXQuZWR1fGlpdC1zaWFtfGd4OjJlM2IyNmE2ZjAwNjk5ZDA
Information from the event:
  • Prof Li's Info for Graduate Students
  • To get your free SIAM student membership go here.  
  • Once you have signed up for the free membership be sure to join the IIT-SIAM Student Chapter by registering on hawklink
  • To stay up to date with with our upcoming events join the IIT-SIAM mailing list

Pumpkin Pi & Matlab - October 22nd, 2013

posted Oct 13, 2013, 3:11 PM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Nov 7, 2013, 5:54 PM by Barrett Leslie ]

Pumpkin PI & MatLab: A MATLAB software developer will be on campus to display the software’s functionality and IIT-SIAM will be serving pumpkin pie. 

Event Info:
  • Date: Oct. 22nd
  • Time: 9-11am
  • Location: MTCC Auditorium 
Event Poster:

Information from the event:
  • Still waiting on the files from actual talk, but in the mean time MATLAB has made available a recorded version of a similar talk.
  • Photos from the event are posted below. 
Event Pictures:
 MATLAB Talk (Crowd)MATLAB Talk (Crowd1)
MATLAB Talk (Speaker)

Math Talk & Tea (LaTex) - October 17th, 2013

posted Oct 13, 2013, 3:10 PM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Nov 7, 2013, 5:59 PM by Barrett Leslie ]

TALK: IIT-SIAM Chapter President, Xuan Zhou will be giving an introductory talk on LaTex. 
TEA: As usual the event is casual, everyone is invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. 

Event Info:
  • Date: Oct. 17th
  • Time: 4:30-5:30pm
  • Location: E1 Room (TBA)
Event Poster:
https://docs.google.com/a/hawk.iit.edu/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=aGF3ay5paXQuZWR1fGlpdC1zaWFtfGd4OjcxODEwYzkwMGM2MmNlNjg
Information from the event:
  • The LaTex introduction PDF
  • To get your free SIAM student membership go here.  
  • Once you have signed up for the free membership be sure to join the IIT-SIAM Student Chapter by registering on hawklink
  • To stay up to date with with our upcoming events join the IIT-SIAM mailing list

Fall 2013 Budget Received

posted Sep 22, 2013, 2:47 PM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Sep 22, 2013, 2:48 PM ]

Greetings Everyone. Our budget was approved by the financial board this past week. The officers will be meeting soon to discuss the dates of our planned events. We will post information regarding these events shortly.

Fall 2013 Budget

posted Sep 11, 2013, 6:41 PM by Joseph Kupiec

We are in the process of submitting our budget for the Fall 2013 semester. Once the finance board allocates our organization's funds, we will post information regarding this semester's events.

Website Migration

posted Sep 11, 2013, 6:34 PM by Joseph Kupiec   [ updated Sep 11, 2013, 6:35 PM ]

We are in the process of migrating our IIT SIAM Student Chapter Website to Google Sites. Please check back for updates.

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