Colombia Section of SIAM
COSIAM was established in 2010 for the purpose of furthering the application of mathematics to industry and science in Colombia by promoting basic research in mathematics leading to new methods and techniques and by providing media for the exchange of information and ideas between mathematicians and other technical and scientific personnel.
(All terms January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016)
President: Gerard Olivar, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Manizales, Manizales
Vice President: Carlos Daniel Acosta, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales
Secretary/Treasurer: John A. Taborda, Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta
Council: Primitivo Acosta-Humánez, Juan Carlos Muñoz Grajales, Johan Manuel Redondo Ortegón, Olga Vasilieva, Carlos Enrique Mejía Salazar
COSIAM and SIAM have been promoted in several meetings and conferences. Among them:
- Mathematics of Bio-Economics MaBiEs, in the program Mathematics of Planet Eart, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France, January 7 - April 5, 2013
- IX Congreso Colombiano de Métodos Numéricos: Simulación en Ciencias y Aplicaciones Industriales, Cali, Colombia, August 21-23, 2013
- LACNEM 2013, 5th Latin American Conference on Networked and Electronic Media, Manizales, Colombia, September 1-4, 2013
- DSTA 2013, Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications, Lodz, Poland, December 2-5, 2013
The 2013 Annual Meeting was held during the International Conference ICAMI 2013. It included a poster session involving the participation of students and SIAM student chapters.