|Michele Benzi elected SIAM Council Member-at-Large|
|Published Date: 2009-01-08|
Emory University's Michele Benzi has been elected by the membership of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) as the newest member of the SIAM Council, serving as a Council Member-at-Large through 2011. Benzi's goals as a council member include continuing to strengthen SIAM's publishing and conference programs.
"SIAM journals, books, and conferences are widely regarded as among the most prestigious venues for the dissemination of high-quality research in applied and industrial mathematics," said Benzi. "It is important that SIAM continues to strengthen this leadership position by maintaining the highest standards for its meetings and publications."
Benzi is also interested in cultivating and growing the Society's international reach. "I think SIAM should continue its internationalization by facilitating the creation of additional SIAM chapters around the world, including in developing countries. I believe that such an expansion would be highly beneficial both for SIAM and for the scientific communities of the countries involved."
Benzi is a professor in the department of mathematics and computer science at Emory University, a consultant for Los Alamos National Laboratory, and an adjunct professor in the computer science department at Old Dominion University. In addition to his new position with SIAM, Benzi is a member of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), The International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS), Unione Matematica Italiana (UMI) and is the Vice Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra. He is also an associate editor of both the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications and the SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis.
Benzi received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University, and his Laurea in mathematics from the University of Bologna, Italy. His research interests include scientific computing, numerical linear algebra, and Markov chains.
Each year SIAM relies on its members to elect its leadership; representatives to the Council and Board of Trustees are elected to three-year terms. Those selected govern SIAM activities and make important decisions on behalf of all members.
Complete election results can be found here.
ABOUT SIAM The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is an international community of over 12,000 individual members, including applied and computational mathematicians, computer scientists, and other scientists and engineers. The Society advances the fields of applied mathematics and computational science by publishing a series of premier journals and a variety of books, sponsoring a wide selection of conferences, and through various other programs. More information about SIAM is available at www.siam.org
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|Published Date: 2008-09-15|
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|New EUMMA Website|
|Published Date: 2008-09-04|
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|Published Date: 2008-05-08|
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|Published Date: 2008-05-05|
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|Published Date: 2008-04-04|
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|Prof. Ron Gould wins regional teaching award|
|Published Date: 2008-04-03|
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