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Alejandro Aceves Appointed to Committee on Science Policy

Dedman College News
Originally Posted: January 28, 2021 

Alejandro Aceves, professor and chair of the SMU Department of Mathematics, has been appointed to the SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Committee on Science Policy.)

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SIAM is committed to promoting the value of research in applied mathematics and in ensuring the application of high-quality research results to solving real world problems through industry, government, and other means to benefit society.

Part of SIAM’s role is to provide timely information to its membership regarding science policy and funding. SIAM also provides information to policy makers regarding issues of interest to its members when SIAM member’s expertise offers something to contribute to the discussions. SIAM maintains links with several organizations whose role is to coordinate science policy or to advocate for science funding. Among those organizations are the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) and the Computing Research Association (CRA).