Agnes Szanto Elected Chair of SIAM Algebraic Geometry Activity Group

_mh17763_78agnesszanto-jpgAssociate Professor of Mathematics Agnes Szanto has been elected chair of the Algebraic Geometry Activity Group of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Her two-year term begins January 1, 2016. The activity group brings together researchers who use algebraic geometry, broadly interpreted, in such areas as biology, coding theory, cryptography, computer graphics, quantum computing, control theory, geometric design, complexity theory, machine learning, optimization, robotics, computational geometry, and statistics.