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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. 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.

Current SIAM Student Chapter officers (AY2023-2024) are

  • Jocelyn Ornelas Muñoz, President
  • Jacky Alvarez, Vice President
  • Natalie Meacham, Treasurer
  • Asees Kaur, Secretary
  • Tanya Tafolla, Social Media Coordinator
  • Berrydal Moshe, Undergraduate Social Media Coordinator
  • Andrew Lin, Undergraduate Representative
  • Ronald Nap, Undergraduate Representative
  • Faculty Advisors: Professor Erica Rutter

Past SIAM Student Chapter officers

We currently run the student-led SAMPLe (Some Applied Math for People to Learn) seminar every week and host the Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference each year.

SAMPLe Seminar

The Fifth Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference (April 14, 2023) [flyer, news article]