[ugrads] Fwd: Submit a topic for SIAM Math Matters, Apply It! Contest

Qi Ye qye3 at hawk.iit.edu
Tue Nov 15 21:16:51 CST 2011

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From: Dan Cleary <cleary at siam.org>
Date: Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 4:20 PM
Subject: Submit a topic for SIAM Math Matters, Apply It! Contest
To: qye3 at iit.edu


Hello SIAM student member!****

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SIAM invites you to submit new ideas for the *Math Matters, Apply
It!*series, which demonstrates the role of mathematics in our everyday
You could win a cash prize for your submission! ****

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Check out examples of current *Math Matters, Apply It! *flyers at
http://www.siam.org/careers/matters.php and then send us one or more
submissions of your own. ****

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*Guidelines for participation:*

Only student members of ****SIAM**** are eligible. Working alone or in a
group, submit any number of entries, which must adhere to the following
guidelines:  ****

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1)     Submissions must be in Microsoft Word 97 or newer and more than one
side of an 8.5 x 11 page, single spaced. ****

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2)     Include your name or the names of all those in your group, with one
person designated as the main contact; SIAM student chapter name (if
applicable); mailing address; and email address. ****

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3)     Follow the same text format as the examples of current *Math
Matters, Apply It!* flyers at http://www.siam.org/careers/matters.php. You
do not need to include artwork.****

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*Each submission should include:*****

a.     Title – starting with “The math behind…”****

b.     Technical terms used – list specific mathematical terms used in the
subject area****

c.     Math uses and applications – list a few uses and applications****

d.     How it works – describe the process****

e.     Interesting facts – provide a brief description of one interesting

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4)     Please include URLs and citations from reliable sources for all
supporting resources used to complete your submission. For this contest,
Wikipedia is not considered a reliable source.****

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Submissions will be considered based on text alone. All submissions become
the property of SIAM and may be used in future *Math Matters, Apply
It!*flyers. If posted or published by
****SIAM****, contributors will be cited.****

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*Submission deadline: December 16, 2011.*

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SIAM will award cash prizes for the top three submissions. The winners will
be notified by January 11, 2012.****

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- ****First Place****: $250****

- ****Second Place****: $150****

- ****Third Place****: $100****

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Submissions should be sent to me at cleary at siam.org. If you have any
questions, please contact me.****

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Good luck!****

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Dan Cleary****

Marketing Communication Associate****

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics/SIAM****

(267) 350-6388 p****

(215) 386-7999 f****

cleary at siam.org ****

www.siam.org  ****

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Department of Applied Mathematics,
Illinois Institute of Technology,
Email: qye3 at iit.edu, yeqi.iit at gmail.com
Webpage: http://mypages.iit.edu/~qye3/

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