Students and faculty from Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago gathered at Northwestern on April 5 for the Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference (CAASC), which celebrated applied mathematics and computational research in the Chicago area.
Hemanshu Kaul, IIT associate professor of applied mathematics and one of three plenary speakers, discussed “Allocation of Resources Under Dependencies: Applying Graph Theory and Combinatorial Optimization.” Kai Liu, an AMAT Ph.D. candidate, spoke on “Wrinkling Dynamics of a Vesicle in Extensional Fluctuating flow.”
A full program can be found here.
Barrett Leslie (AMAT 5th year), IIT SIAM vice-president, co-organized the conference, which drew 50 people. For more information about IIT SIAM, and to see CAASC photos, visit their website.
Next year, the conference will be hosted here at IIT.