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Uppsala University Student SIAM Chapter

The Uppsala University Student Chapter of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) is a network for both graduate and undergraduate students with an interest in computational and applied mathematics. If you are interested in joining the chapter, please contact one of the officers listed below.


Every year we organize 1-2 lunch seminars and 1-2 excursions to relevant companies.
All chapter members are most welcome to attend!

Upcoming activities

The 6th National Student Chapter Conference of the UKIE Section of SIAM

The 6th National Student Chapter Conference of the UKIE Section of SIAM will take place on Friday 26 May 2017 in Galway, Ireland. The aim of the conference is to bring together research students from different universities, giving them the chance to broaden their horizons and see what other students in their research area are working on. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 14 April. More information here

A number of travel awards of €150/£130 are available to students from outside Ireland to participate and present their work. There will also be prizes of €150 each for the best oral and best poster presentations.

The Meeting of European SIAM Chapters

The Meeting of European SIAM Chapters will take place on 28-30 August 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. The aim of the meeting is to bring together all 27 European SIAM Chapters. The meeting will be comprised of scientific sessions as well as of social events. There will also be organized a SIAM Student Chapter panel, where SIAM members can share their experiences and discuss possible future collaborations between the Chapters. The registration will be open late April. There will be no registration fee. Lunches and coffee breaks will be provided for all participants during the workshop.

Recent activities

Excursion to Spotify, March 14, 2017

We had the chance to visit Spotify Headquarters in Stockholm where they told us about some Machine Learning techniques that are used to analyze and classify their music.


Excursion to Google, November 9, 2016

We had the pleasure to visit Google at their office in Stockholm. We had a quick tour of the offices and were introduced to efficient signal processing techniques used in WebRTC and Google Hangouts.


SIAM Seminar with Kateryna Mishchenko (ABB), June 16, 2016

June 18 we hosted a seminar with Kateryna Mishchenko from ABB, Västerås, who told us about activities at Corporate Research. In particular, we learned about research on numerical optimization.


Pictures from earlier activities could be found at the past activities page.

Rules of Procedure

These are the official rules of procedure of the Uppsala University Student SIAM Chapter.

Meeting minutes

Updated  2017-09-21 17:05:19 by Kristiina Ausmees.