SIAM Student Chapter

Welcome to the University of California at Merced SIAM Student Chapter

The UC Merced chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is dedicated to enhancing the applied mathematics mission of the university and providing developmental opportunities to its students. Towards that end, we currently run the student-led SAMPLe (Some Applied Math for People to Learn) seminar and organize social events whenever possible.
UC Merced students from any department are encouraged to join the SIAM student chapter. UC Merced students are also eligible for a free membership with SIAM. Information on how to obtain membership can be found here.
It's Election Nomination Time!
Currently, we are opening three officer position for the SIAM student chapter: President, Secretary and Undergraduate Social Coordinator. Nominees must be current members of SIAM. You may only submit self-nominations.  Board officer position commences on early June 2017 for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.  To include your self-nomination, add your picture and a statement of interest in the designated position in this Google document (link).  Deadline for nominations: (THIS) Friday, May 19th, 2017. Elections will begin electronically, Saturday, May 20th, 2017.
The current SIAM Student Chapter officers are:
Jessica Taylor,  President (jtaylor5 at
Eric Roberts, Vice President
Mario Banuelos, Treasurer
Michael Stobb, Secretary
Sebastian Rodríguez, Undergraduate Representative
Victoria Arias, Undergraduate Social Coordinator
Faculty Advisor: Professor Noemi Petra
Past SIAM Student Chapter officers: 
Julia Clark, Graduate President (jclark at
Derick Garcia, Undergraduate President
Jessica Taylor, Secretary
Eric Roberts, Treasurer
Faculty Advisor: Professor Noemi Petra
Jason Davis, Graduate President (jdavis8 at
Chris Williams, Undergraduate President
Shagun Rawat, Secretary
Li Huang, Treasurer
Faculty Advisors: Professors Arnold Kim and Noemi Petra

Events for Spring 2017

Second Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Conference
Time: April 07, 2017
Location: University of California, Merced campus (see map)
Read about this event in the SIAM News here.


Contact Us

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: 209-228-4723
Graduate Funding:
Phone: 209-228-4622
General Inquiries:
Phone: 209-228-4723
Fax: 209-228-6906
Mailing Address:
University of California, Merced
ATTN: Graduate Division
5200 N. Lake Road, SSB 310
Merced, CA 95343


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