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Organizing Committee

Conference Co-Chairs

David Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon University
Robert V. Kohn, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Brent Adams, Brigham Young University
Michael Brenner, Harvard University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University, Canada
Eric Cances, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausees, France
Michael Donahue, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Maria Emelianenko, George Mason University
Gilles Francfort, Universite Paris Nord, France
Alex King, Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
Graeme Milton, University of Utah
Stefan Mueller, Universitat Bonn, Germany
Barbara Niethammer, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Kent State University
Nick Schryvers, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Peter Smereka, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Xiao-Ping Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

SIAM Activity Group Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science

Chair: Robert Kohn, New York University
Vice Chair: Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University
Program Director: Kaushik Bhattacharya, California Institute of Technology
Secretary: Michael Ortiz, California Institute of Technology


The conference gathers an interdisciplinary group working on the development and application of sound mathematical and computational methods in the scientific study and practical exploitation of materials. The conference provides a forum to highlight the progress in a broad range of areas of current technological interest. In keeping with the interdisciplinary nature of materials science, the conference welcomes scientists and mathematicians from diverse backgrounds, including for example, mechanics, physics, engineering, mathematical analysis, computational science and biology.

Funding Agency


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.


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Important Deadlines

October 26, 2009:  Minisymposium proposals
November 23, 2009:  Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers

October 26, 2009: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010
Deadline Extended to Wednesday, May 5, 2010!

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