# Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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**Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics** (**SIAM**) is a professional society dedicated to applied mathematics, computational science, and data science through research, publications, and community. SIAM is the world's largest scientific society devoted to applied mathematics, and roughly two-thirds of its membership resides within the United States.^{[3]} Founded in 1951,^{[4]} the organization began holding annual national meetings in 1954,^{[5]}^{[6]} and now hosts conferences, publishes books and scholarly journals, and engages in advocacy in issues of interest to its membership.^{[1]}^{[7]} Members include engineers, scientists, and mathematicians, both those employed in academia and those working in industry. The society supports educational institutions promoting applied mathematics.

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Formation | 1951; 73 years ago (1951) |
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Type | 501(c)(3)^{[1]} |

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Headquarters | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States |

Location | |

Coordinates | 39.9558056°N 75.1967729°W / 39.9558056; -75.1967729 |

Fields | Applied Mathematics |

Membership | 14,500^{[2]} |

President | Sven Leyffer |

Revenue (2015 ^{[1]}) | $13,458,671 |

Website | www |

SIAM is one of the four member organizations of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics.^{[8]}