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ORNL’s Erwin receives SIAM fellowship

Samantha Erwin of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has received a Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Science Policy Fellowship.

Erwin's work in ORNL’s Computational Science & Engineering Division involves characterizing diseases through high-dimensional data analysis and mechanistic modeling techniques. Her research interests range from differential equations to parameter estimation, and she has studied biomedical phenomena including immune responses and antibiotic resistance.

As a SIAM fellow, Erwin will have numerous opportunities to represent the scientific community on a national scale by attending events such as the biannual meetings of the SIAM Committee on Science in Washington, D.C. Program participants serve two-year terms to learn about the processes behind policy decisions, communicate with legislators and advocate for federal investments in various fields of research.

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