Below are images from excursions and seminars organized by the Uppsala University SIAM chapter.
Excursion to DICE, October 19, 2015
We visited Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment (DICE) in Stockholm, where we were introduced to the company, gaming development, and efficient methods for simulation of ocean waves.
Excursion to FOI, May 25, 2015
We had the opportunity to visit the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) in Kista. They presented a variety of research projects that they are working on. We were also given a tour in their labs.
SIAM seminar by Marco Kupiainen on December 16, 2014
Dr. Marco Kupiainen from Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) told us about computational research activities at SMHI.
SIAM seminar by Mustafa Khammash on December 19, 2013
Mustafa Khammash explained how cows regulate their blood calcium and demonstrated using a LEGO robot.
Excursion to Ericsson in Kista, November 8, 2013
Ericsson told us about the company, about working with R&D at Ericsson and about visions for the future.
Excursion to ABB in Västerås, April 4, 2013
ABB Corporate Research in Västerås hosted us for a visit and gave us an overview of some of their past and current research activities.
Excursion to SunGard in Stockholm, April 20, 2012
SunGard develops software that is used in the financial sector for trading, management and accounting. They gave a presentation of the company, their software development process and other activities.
Lunch seminar by David Sumpter on March 7, 2012
David Sumpter at the Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University gave the seminar Building mathematical models of anything and everything. After the seminar we all had lunch together.
Excursion to Forsmark nuclear power plant on November 14, 2011
We got the opportunity to visit the nuclear power plant in Forsmark. This was a full-day trip, including a guided tour in one of the nuclear reactor buildings.
The SIAM student chapter, nuclear reactors are behind us.
Nuclear reactor buildings.
SIAM-seminar, fall 2011: Warwick Tucker
Excursion to Comsol on May 19, 2011
A visit to the offices of Comsol, creators of Comsol Multiphysics, with presentations and stimulating discussions.
The SIAM student chapter, Lars Langemyr and Germund Dahlquist.
Student SIAM Chapter inauguration on April 6, 2011
- Bertil Gustafsson: Sweden and Uppsala on the world map of Scientific Computing; how it happened. Bertil Gustafsson is Professor Emeritus in Numerical Analysis at Uppsala University. Bertil was interviewed by Philip J. Davis as a part of his project The history of Numerical Analysis and Scientifc Computing. See also Bertil Gustafsson on Wikipedia
- Heinz-Otto Kreiss: How I became a mathematician. Heinz-Otto Kreiss is Professor Emeritus in Applied Mathematics at UCLA and KTH. Awarded the Von Neumann Lecture in 2003. See also Heinz-Otto Kreiss on Wikipedia
Bertil Gustafsson presents some key factors that made the Division of Scientific Computing at Uppsala University successful.
Heinz-Otto Kreiss, SIAM Student Chapter President Katharina Kormann, Bertil Gustafsson, and faculty advisor Stefan Engblom (from left) celebrate a successful initiation of the chapter.