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A national symposium facilitating interdisciplinary research and education

Science on FIRE: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research and Education is a national symposium by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology to be held March 28-29th, 2011, in Boulder, Colorado.

The FIRE Symposium will convene many of the nation’s leaders in interdisciplinary science, with a primary focus on the biosciences, to define best practices to support current and future interdisciplinary research and education programs across the country. Proceedings from the FIRE Symposium will be made freely available in the form of A Practical Guide to the Organization of Interdisciplinary Research and Education Programs.

A limited number of seats are still available to attend the symposium. The cost to attend is $150 plus processing fees. Find agenda, speaker, and registration information here.

Prominent SIAM members among AAAS Fellows

The AAAS Council elected 503 members as Fellows of AAAS in recognition of their contributions in the advancement of science and technology.

Several distinguished members of the SIAM community are among those chosen as Fellows under the Section on Mathematics:

Douglas Arnold, McKnight Presidential Professor of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota, has made exemplary contributions to the applied math community. Selected as a SIAM Fellow of the Class of 2009 for his work in finite elements and the numerical analysis of partial differential equations, he is the immediate past president of SIAM, having served a two-year term from January 2009 to December 2010. Read the rest of this entry »