Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Professor
Hans
De
Sterck
of
the
Department
of
Applied
Mathematics
has
been
appointed
the
new
Editor-in-Chief
of
the
SIAM
Journal
on
Scientific
Computing
(SISC),
starting
January
2022.

De Sterck's research focuses on numerical methods for computational science and data science, including numerical methods for partial differential equations and convergence acceleration methods for optimization with applications to tensor decomposition and machine learning. He is serving as the Director of Waterloo's Centre for Computational Mathematics, and is a member of the SIAM Council and a Council representative to the SIAM Board. He previously served as the chair of SIAM's Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering (2017-2018), and as the inaugural Chair of SIAM's new Activity Group on Data Science in 2021.

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is the leading professional organization of computational and applied mathematicians with global reach. SIAM was incorporated in 1952 as a nonprofit organization, and with more than 14,500 individual members and 500 institutional member organizations across the world, SIAM aims to advance the application of mathematics and computational science to engineering, industry, science, and society.