Annual Manchester SIAM Student Chapter
Conference 2013 (AMSSCC13)

20th May 2013.
Alan Turing Building
University of Manchester

A one day conference for all interested or working in applied or industrial mathematics, including undergraduates, postgraduates and staff, will take place on the 20th May 2013 in the Alan Turing Building, University of Manchester.

There is no registration fee and the deadline for the registration is 13th May 2013. An informal outing is planned for after the conference.

For any further information or clarification, please email  .

For full details of the programme click here.

Thanks to everyone for coming, we had a great day seeing what people were working on and meeting new people from around the university. I'm very pleased that we managed to increase the diversity of our meeting and I hope this is something we can carry on in subsequent years!

Photos from the meeting:
Group photo: lowres image - hires image

Sam Relton - President Manchester SIAM Student Chapter


Abstract and poster submission:6/5/2013.

Plenary speakers

Dr. Stephen Hendry, ARUP
Dr. Oliver Dorn, University of Manchester
Prof. Des Higham, University of Strathclyde

Organising Committee

Samuel Relton, University of Manchester
Bahar Arslan, University of Manchester
Mary Aprahamian, University of Manchester
Nataša Strabić, University of Manchester
Vedran Šego, University of Zagreb


A list of talks and posters for the conference can be found below.

List of Talks

09.00 - 09.20Registration
09.20 - 09.30Openingslides
09.30 - 10.15Dr. Stephen Hendry (Arup) - GSA - Maths applied to structural analysisslides
10.15 - 10.40Mary Akinyemi - Geometric Ergodicity of the Mixture Autoregressive Modelsslides
10.40 - 11.00Coffee break
11.00 - 11.25Denny Vitasari - Simulation of surfactant transport onto a foam lamella using material point methodslides
11.25 - 11.50Sophia Bethany Coban - Mathematical Modelling of X-Ray Computed Tomographyslides
11.50 - 12.35Dr. Oliver Dorn - Inverse problems in action
12.35 - 12.40Group Photo
12.40 - 14.00Lunch and poster session
14.00 - 14.45Prof. Des Higham (U. Strathclyde) - Twitter's Big Hittersslides
14.45 - 15.10Hugo Eduardo Ramirez Jaime - Optimal portfolio problem under Liquidity constraintslides
15.10 - 15.35Javier Hernandez - Stochastic storage systems valuation, with application to wind power generation
15.35 - 16.00Coffee break
16.00 - 16.25Mingliang Cheng - Optimal Bank and Regulatory - Capital Reserve Strategies under Loan-Loss Uncertaintyslides
16.25 - 16.50Joseph Dobson (NAG) - Using PLASMA in the NAG libraryslides
16.50 - 17.00Award ceremony (Sponsored by NAG)
17.00 - 18.00Wine reception at the Atrium bridge
18.00 - Informal dinner

List of Posters

Mary Aprahamian - The matrix unwinding function
Bahar Arslan - Logarithm of structured matrices
Mingliang Cheng - The Optionality of a Financial Constrained Firm
Sophia Bethany Coban - Introduction to X-Ray Computed Tomography and Artefact Types
Nil Mansuroglu - Products of Homogeneous Subspaces in Free Lie Algebras
Juei-chin Shen - Cooperative estimation of path loss in interference channels without primary-user CSI feedback
Thomas Slater - Chemically sensitive 3D imaging of nanoparticles
Sam Relton - Computing the matrix logarithm

Additional information

The current list of participants can be found here.

Directions to Alan Turing Building



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