The Centre for Advanced Studies in Mathematics (CASM) and the Department of Mathematics presented a conference on Applied Mathematics from August 19-20, 2019. The conference was held at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering at LUMS. It aimed to provide a platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, academics and professionals to exchange their most recent ideas and to explore future trends in various areas of applied mathematics.
Alongside new methodology, there were application strands led by industry to showcase the power of mathematical approaches in practical applications. Participants found the various activities useful as they brought together a diverse group of academics and experts from across disciplines of applied mathematics. Together, they could generate new ideas and outline potential future collaboration opportunities.
The conference featured a variety of plenary speakers based both locally and internationally. They included, Professor Dr. Volker John from WIAS, Germany; Dr. Piotr Skrzypacz from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan; Dr. Hafiz Abdul Wajid from Islamic University, KSA; Professor Dr. Muhammad Abid from COMSATS University, Islamabad; Dr. Khalid Saifullah Syed from BZU, Multan and Dr. Khalid Saifullah from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.