2019 PNW SIAM Conferece – Hosted at Seattle U

This past weekend, Seattle University hosted the 2nd Biennial Meeting of SIAM Pacific Northwest Section. I’m happy to have been part of the organizing committee. In the end, we hosted 4 plenary speakers and 22 different sessions with over 140 participants.

It was a lot of work organizing this conference, but it could not have been done without the incredible support of Grady Wright (Boise State University) and John Carter (Seattle University).

Check out our At a Glance Schedule Here!

AIMS 2018: Returning Home

Originally, my plans were to fly directly from Taipei to the SIAM Annual meeting in Portland. However, with Typhoon Maria threatening flights, I decided to cancel. Instead, I made my journey back to Seattle with some fun views along the way.

As Jeremy and I would say, “HOOOOOOOME!”

AIMS 2018: Taipei (Day 5)

There was an interesting talk on a wave-energy extraction device given by Tian-Shiang Yang (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan).The question considered here seeks to determine how to relate the pressure prescribed on the free surface with the movement of the side pinned walls.  These walls will of course be coupled to a mass-spring-damper system.

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AIMS 2018: Taipei (Day 2)

Chris posing with the conference banner.

Today, I attended a session organized by Christian Kharif on water-waves. Three of the speakers were colleagues: Vishal, Vera, and Chris. While quite a few topics were discuss, I personally found the conversations that happened between talks the most useful.  I discussed various projects with various permutations of people.  The following contains a brief summary of some of the topics/projects/questions discussed.


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