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The 2015 AMMCS-CAIMS Student Prize Winners and Student Travel Awards

The 2015 AMMCS-CAIMS Congress was held under the auspices of the MS2Discovery Interdisciplinary Research Institute based at Wilfrid Laurier University, and in cooperation with the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences. The Congress featured many talented young researchers. Apart from our traditional AMMCS Kolmogorov-Wiener Prize for Young Researchers, as well as CAIMS annual awards, prizes and awards were given to 18 Canadian and International Students.

Poster session:

  1. Keegan Keplinger (University of Waterloo) - Switching dynamics in the Aplysia bag cell neuron
  2. Steven ten Holder (University of Waterloo) - Elimination of bacterial plasmids by engineered unilateral incompatibility

Special Session (SS) category:

  1. James McVittie (University of Toronto) - Viral Information Propagation
  2. Joshua Dunn (Western University) - The Emergence of Cooperative Breeding Systems with Resource Allocation

Special Session (ST) category:

  1. Alexandra Tcheng (McGill) - A fast-marching method for non-monotonically evolving fronts
  2. Bamdad Hosseini (Simon Fraser University) - Smooth regularizations of the Dirac delta distribution

Contributed Session (CS) category:

  1. Ben Fraser (Nipissing) - Persistent Homology for Analyzing Environmental Lake Monitoring Data
  2. Alena Antipova (Western University) - Dynamics of disc-shaped colloids in nematic liquid crystal

Student Travel Awards