Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics ( SIAM ), headquartered in Philadelphia is an American Society for Applied Mathematics. It was founded in 1951 in Philadelphia by mathematicians working in industry. Today, it has over 11,000 members, organizes scientific conferences and publishes books and 13 journals out (including SIAM Review, Theory of Probability and its Applications, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics ). It awards including the George Pólya Prize, Norbert Wiener Prize ( with the American Mathematical Society ), the James H. Wilkinson Prize, the Theodore von Kármán Prize and the George David Birkhoff Prize. SIAM is also co-organizer of the four -yearly International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics ( ICIAM ), the largest international conference on applied mathematics.