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Leadership

Current Officers (2020-2021)

 

 

 

 

 

President: Mitchell Sutton

Research Interests: Fractional Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Approximation of FPDEs and Nonlocal Operators

Bio: Mitchell is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mathematics under the advisement of Dr. Xiaobing Feng. Before his studies at UTK, Mitchell completed a B.S. in Mathematics at Milligan University with a minor in physics. His research spans areas of analysis, differential equations, and numerical analysis with a desire to apply the technical skills developed in these areas to a variety of physical and biological models. This year marks Mitchell’s second year serving as President of the SIAM UTK student chapter.

 

 

 

 

 

Vice-President: Morganne Igoe

Research Interests: Mathematical Biology, Infectious Disease, Optimal Control

Bio: Morganne received her BS in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2017 and her MS in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee in 2019. Her dissertation research focuses on reframing optimal control problems to more accurately address the goals of public health policy makers. Her PhD Advisor is Dr. Suzanne Lenhart.

Press Secretary: Joshua Siktar

Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations and Analysis

Bio: Before enrolling in the Mathematics PhD program at the University of Tennessee, Joshua Siktar completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University. He is beginning research in partial differential equations and numerical analysis jointly with Dr. Tadele Mengesha and Dr. Abner Salgado. He also has extensive experience mentoring undergraduate students of various socioeconomic backgrounds.

Treasurer: Kelechi Akwataghibe

Research Interests:  Data Science

Bio: Kelechi Akwataghibe completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science at Jacksonville University, Florida.

 

        

Faculty Advisors: Suzanne Lenhart and Xiaobing Feng


Past Officers

SIAM Officers 2019-2020

  • Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Lenhart
  • President: Mitchell Sutton
  • Vice President: Cara Sulyok
  • Treasurer: Samantha Clapp
  • Secretary: Morganne Igoe
  • Webmaster: Athma Senthilnathan

SIAM Officers 2018-2019

  • Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Lenhart
  • President: Tricia Phillips
  • Vice President: Morganne Igoe
  • Treasurer: Mahir Demir
  • Secretary: Cameron Cook
  • Webmaster: Athma Senthilnathan
  • Event coordinator: Ibrahim Aslan

SIAM Officers 2017-2018

  • Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Lenhart
  • President: Tricia Phillips
  • Vice President: Mustafa Zeki Elmas
  • Treasurer: Mahir Demir
  • Webmaster: Athma Senthilnathan
  • Event coordinator: Ibrahim Aslan

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