Career Opportunities Committee


Name Email
Term Ends
Amr El-Bakry (ex-o) [email protected]
Mark Embree [email protected]
Richard Laugesen [email protected]
Fadil Santosa, Chair [email protected]
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer [email protected]
Anna Srapionyan [email protected]
Christine Tobler [email protected]
Suzanne Weekes [email protected]


Charge for the SIAM Career Opportunities Committee

The SIAM Career Opportunities Committee acts as an advisory committee to the Council and serves as a resource for current information regarding availability and demand for appropriately trained individuals in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS).

Duties of the Career Opportunities Committee include:

Committee Membership

This shall be an eight-person committee, although additional people may be added if necessary. Three of the eight shall be ex-officio members: representatives from the Diversity, Education and Industry committees (normally the committee chair; but the chair may appoint another person to represent the committee). The other five members are appointed by the CCA. Of these five appointed members, one shall be designated as chair of the committee; one should be a student (or very recent graduate); two shall be early career professionals (within six years of obtaining their degree); and at least one of the early career professionals should be a postdoc. Appointments shall be for three years, although those representing students and postdocs may serve shorter terms when their status changes.1 All appointments must be SIAM members

Operating Procedures

This committee will conduct its business primarily via email and teleconference. The VP for Industry shall have oversight of this committee. This committee may be tasked by the VP for Industry or the Council to produce ad hoc reports or to initiate various activities within the scope of the committee.

1 Initially terms shall be staggered with one-, two-, and three-year appointments.

Professional Development Working Group

The Professional Development Working Group is appointed by the Chair of the Career Opportunities Committee to organize the Professional Development Evening at the SIAM Annual Meeting. The working group will consist of three (3) members, with three (3) year terms; the second-year member chairs the committee. Members of the working group do not need to be members of the Career Opportunities Committee.

Roummel Marcia, Chair January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2018
Vrushali Bokil January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019
TBA January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2020

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