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UC Merced Applied Mathematics 15 Year Anniversary, The Fifth Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference - POSTPONED

Dear registered participants,

We appreciate your interest in participating in the ``UC Merced Applied Mathematics 15 Year Anniversary & The Fifth Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference” which was originally scheduled for April 17, 2020.

Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic we have to postpone this event.  We plan to reschedule the conference for Friday, October 16, 2020. Please save the date and stay tuned for updates. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope that you, your families and friends stay safe and we will see you in October.

Best wishes!

On behalf of the organizers,
The UC Merced SIAM Student Chapter Officers, Camille Carvalho, Noemi Petra and Mayya Tokman


This conference is open to anyone interested in applied mathematics and related disciplines at UC Merced and neighboring universities. Graduate students, undergraduates, postdocs, and faculty are all welcome. (Download flyer from here.)



To bring together students and faculty sharing a common interest in applied mathematics and related fields. Participants will have the opportunity to network, share their research interests, and exchange ideas.

Event Date and Location:

Friday, April 17th, 2020 at the University of California, Merced (see map here)

Registration Details:

Registration is FREE and can be done here. Registration deadline is March the 6th.
Note: Posters should ideally be 36 x 48 in size (landscape).


  • 8.30am-9.00am: Registration, Meet and greet (ACS 120, UC Merced)
  • 9.00am-9.15am: Opening Remarks (ACS 120, UC Merced)
  • 9.15am-9.45am:  Introduction of the local SIAM Student Chapters (ACS 120, UC Merced)
  • 9.45am-10.30am:  Panel Discussion: “Before and After Graduation” (ACS 120, UC Merced)
  • 10.30am-11.30am:  Panel Discussion: “The Journey of the Applied Math Departmentat UC Merced” (ACS 120, UC Merced)
  • 12:00pm-1:30pm: Lunch (KL 355, UC Merced)
  • 1:30 pm - 3:15pm: Poster session featuring regional graduate and undergraduate research (KLL 355 - Library, UC Merced)
  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm: Research talk by Prof. Linda Petzold, Mehrabian Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara  (COB2 140, UC Merced)

Directions and Parking:

See a campus map here. Parking is complementary and available upon request.

Organizers & Support:

The event is organized by the University of California, Merced SIAM Student Chapter. Support for this event is provided by SIAM and the School of Natural Sciences, Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced.


Previous Conferences:

2019 Conference

2018 Conference

2017 Conference

2016 Conference