easiamEast Asia Section of SIAM (EASIAM)

EASIAM was formed in 1998 and promotes the application of mathematics to science, engineering, and technology in East and South East Asia.  The Section sponsors an annual conference.



(All terms January 1, 2015 –  December 31, 2016)

President: Yongwimon Lenbury, Mahidol University, Thailand
Vice President: Xiao-Qing Jin, University of Macau, Macao
Secretary: Somkid Amornsamankul, Mahidol University, Thailand



The East Asia Section of SIAM (EASIAM) has completed its elections for the next term. The newly-elected officers will serve for a two-year period from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016.

Professor Yongwimon Lenbury of Mahidol University has been elected as the new President of EASIAM. She is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and also serves as Director of the Center Excellence in Mathematics, PERDO, Commission on Higher Education, Thailand. She is a member of SIAM and a Fellow of the Royal Institute, Thailand. Her main research interest is in mathematical and computer modeling of biological systems.

Professor Xiao-Qing Jin has been elected as the new Vice President of EASIAM. He is affiliated with the Department of Mathematics, University of Macau, Macau. His fields of interest include scientific computing, numerical linear algebra, especially on fast iterative solvers for structured systems and their applications, and optimization. Professor Jin is a member of Council of CSIAM (1998-2004), Council of Computational Mathematics of Chinese Society of Mathematics (since 2002), and Executive Committee of EASIAM (since 2005).

Professor Somkid Amornsamankul of Mahidol University’s Department of Mathematics has been elected as the new Secretary of EASIAM. Dr. Amornsamankul's researches usually involve computational mathematics and modelling. He serves as the Laison Officer of the Center Excellence in Mathematics, PERDO, Commission on Higher Education, Thailand. He is also a council member of the Centre for the Promotion of Mathematics Research in Thailand under the Mathematical Association of Thailand.

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