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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.

Activities

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

Excursion to Lloyd's Register, October 19, 2017

Preliminary agenda is as follows:

  • How to analyze the risk of a nuclear accident? What types of disciplines are there, with a special emphasis on probabilistic assessment
  • Presentation about dynamic risk assessment – large scale Markovian models
  • RAMS analysis within train
  • A presentation about LR as a company. Business verticals, type of business and career opportunities

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.

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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.

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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.

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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  2017-10-10 20:13:18 by Victor Shcherbakov.