Workshop on 20th Anniversary of the Institute of Applied Mathematics
Middle East Technical University
November 4, 2022
The 20th year of the foundation of Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) at Middle East Technical University (METU) is celebrated with a special workshop which was held on November 4, 2022 in Convention Center at METU. The workshop helped create a platform to present the recent developments in applied mathematics, show its applicability in other disciplines and industry. In line with the content of four graduate programs at IAM, Actuarial Science, Cryptography, Financial Mathematics and Scientific Computing, the experience, needs and future trends was discussed through invited speakers and participants.
You can see photos from the workshop through this link.
You can find the recordings of the presentations here.
Invited Speakers *
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
He is full professor at RMEE and
teaches Structural Mechanics and Continuum Mechanics
and his research is concerned with numerical methods in engineering and
applied sciences, with particular emphasis on finite element methods in
Department of Mathematical Science, University of Liverpool, UK
She is professor of mathematics and director of the Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics.
Prior to being an academic, Corina worked as an actuary.
Given her practical perspective, many of her papers are published in actuarial journals,
however she also publishes in applied probability journals.
Her research includes mathematical risk theory, actuarial mathematics, risk analysis, ruin and extremes.
Institute for Statistics and Mathematics, WU Vienna, Austria
She is associate professor whose research areas include stochastic processes, portfolio optimization and pairs trading.
As being of one the earlier graduate of Financial Mathematics M.Sc. at IAM, she holds her PhD degree from University of Vienna. She
has many research papers published in ANOR, SIAM Journal of Financial
Mathematics, JCAM and others in the area of Financial Mathematics and
He is the Head of Cryptographic Research at Nethermind.
He holds his PhD degree from University of Warsaw.
His research topics include data security, cryptographic protocols, blockchain security, zero knowledge protocols and privacy enhancing technologies.
(*In alphabetical order)