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--></style></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink="#954F72"><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Dear all,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Hope your semester is starting off great! The SIAM student chapter would like to welcome all the members of the Math community here at IIT - undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty - to a new year of activities.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><a href="http://siam.org/" target="_blank">SIAM</a>&nbsp;is an international professional organization for people in applied mathematics and related fields, including science and engineering.&nbsp; Our student chapter focuses on organizing events and activities to promote learning and involvement in applied mathematics. Its exact agenda is largely driven by the initiatives of the current officers and members. &nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>In the past few years we have organized<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Chat with Fields medalist Martin Hairer<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>A series of Career Talk, e.g. Statistics of Network Modeling<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Idea Shop Tour<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>General Body Meeting with Pizza<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>This semester we have got some events in the schedule.  LaTex introduction, a series of research group presentations, mathematics competition. We expect you sharing ideas to hold more amazing activities.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>You can register as a SIAM student chapter member through Hawklink at&nbsp;<a href="https://hawklink.iit.edu/organization/siam/" target="_blank">https://hawklink.iit.edu/organization/siam/</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>We typically announce events through email, and at the above webpage as well as our facebook page<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><a href="https://www.facebook.com/IITSIAM/" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/IITSIAM/</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>All students are also eligible for a free student memebership with SIAM which can done through &nbsp;<a href="http://www.siam.org/joinsiam/" target="_blank">http://www.siam.org/joinsiam/</a>&nbsp;. We strongly encourage all students to take advantage of this generous opportunity.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Current officers are:&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;margin-left:47.25pt;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>President:</span></b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>&nbsp;Yue Cao<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;margin-left:47.25pt;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Treasurer:</span></b><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>&nbsp; Kan Zhang<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Our advisors are Professor Hemanshu Kaul and Professor Shuwang Li.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size:16.0pt'>Next Wednesday, 19 Sep, we will have a welcome meeting for you guys in RE106 at 12:45. It is a great chance to know new faculties and students. Lunch is offered. See you there! <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><br>Best Regards<br>--------------------------<br>Yue Cao, PHD candidate<br>IIT SIAM Student Chapter President<br>Department of Applied Mathematics<br>Illinois of Institute of Technology<br><br>Office: John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 232<br>Email: ycao33@hawk.iit.edu</p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>