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Third Annual SIAM Gators Student Conference, March 27-29

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The Third UF SIAM Gators Student Conference will take place on ThursdayFriday, and Saturday. The conference is organized by the students of our SIAM Student Chapter with support from NSF, UF Sponsored Research, SIAM, and UF Mathematics. Each day of the conference has a different theme:

Thursday = Math/Bio, Friday = Imaging, Saturday = Optimization.

The program is available here:  SIAM Gators Program.

All the talks are given by students except for the 6 talks highlighted below. There will be 2 students from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 from Mexico, and others from throughout the US.

Keynote talks:

  • Thur 9:00 am: Prof. Juliet Pulliam (UF) “Tailoring Models to Research Questions in Biology: An Example From Pathogen Invasion Dynamics”
  • Thur 2:00 pm: Prof. Suzanne Lenhart (UTenn) “Using optimal control of PDEs to investigate population questions”
  • Fri  9:00 am: Prof. Thomas Mareci (UF) “The Virtual Brain”
  • Fri  2:00 pm: Prof. Wotao Yin (UCLA) “Distributed Optimization over Networks”
  • Sat  9:00 am: Prof. Panos Pardalos (UF) “Data Mining and Optimization Heuristics for Massive Networks”
  • Sat  2:00 pm: Prof. Samuel Burer (UIowa) “Copositive Optimization”
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