Mathematics Organizations
The Principal Mathematics Organizations
 American Mathematical Society (AMS)
 Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
The Focus of Each Organization
Organization
 Emphasis

AMS
 Research in pure math

MAA
 Teaching

SIAM
 Research in applications

Advantages
 Networking
 Getting known to the mathematical community
 Keep up to date with results
 Explore new areas of mathematics
 Interesting applications
 Alternate views
 Teaching hints
 Reduced registration fees at meetings
The main organizations
 Journals
 American Mathematical Monthly
 College Mathematics Journal
 Mathematics Magazine
 Focus
 Meetings
 Sections
 Professional development
 Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching)
 Project ACCCESS (Advancing Community College Careers: Education, Scholarship, and Service)
 SUMMA (Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement)
 PMET (Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers)
 Women and Mathematics Network
 AMC (American Mathematics Competitions)
 MAA Online Columns
 Journals
 SIAM Newsfree with membership
 SIAM Reviewfree with membership
 SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
 SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics
 SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis
 SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization
 Meetings
 2006 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, Bethesda, MD April 2022, 2006
 SIAM Conference on Imaging Science, Minneapolis, May 1517, 2006
 SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, Victoria, B.C., June 2528, 2006
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Boston, July 1014, 2006
 SIAM Activity Groups
 SIAG on Discrete Mathematics
 SIAG on Life Sciences
 SIAG on Linear Algebra
 SIAG on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures
 SIAG on Supercomputing
 Free student membership for math graduate students at ISU
 Employment website
 Visiting lecture series
Mathematics Institutes
 IMA (Institute for Mathematics and its Applications)
 Minneapolisconvenient
 ISU is a participating institution. Hence financial support is usually available to attend events at the IMA.
 Annual programs:
 Imaging, September 2005June 2006
 Applications of Algebraic Geometry, September 2006June 2007
 Meetings
 Short courses: Biophysical fluid dynamics, June 1930, 2006
 IMA PI Summer Program for Graduate Students: Topology and its Applications, Mississippi State University, July 1028, 2006
 Summer program: Symmetries and overdetermined systems of partial differential equations, July 17August 4, 2006
 Mathematical Modeling in IndustryA Workshop for Graduate Students, August 918, 2006
 MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
 Berkeley
 Annual programs
 Rational and integral points on higherdimensional varieties, 200506
 New topological structures in physics, 200506
 Workshops
 Cohomological approaches to rational points, March 2731
 Mathematical systems biology of cancer, May 35
 Summer graduate workshops
 SL(2,R), a minicourse at the University of Utah, May 21June 2, 2006
 Mathematical aspects of computational biology, June 1930, 2006
 Low dimensional topology, June 25July 15, 2006
 Computational number theory, July 31August 11, 2006
 MBI (Mathematics Biosciences Institute at The Ohio State University)
 Columbus
 Emphasis years
 Ecology and Evolution, 20052006
 Systems Physiology, 20062007
Finding the web sites
Mathematics Department homepage / Resources