The GAMM was founded in 1922 by Ludwig Prandtl and Richard von Mises. The society promotes Scientific development in all areas of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. As legacy of the founding fathers the society cultivates international cooperation in Applied Mathematics as well in all areas of Mechanics and Physics relating to the foundations of the engineering sciences. Historically, the society has played an essential role in the advancement of hydro- and aerodynamics, solid state mechanics as well as numerical and industrial mathematics. GAMM is a society with a distinctly international organization, currently more than 1500 members comprising.
The aim of the GAMM Student Chapter is to promote interdisciplinary cooperation in applied mathematics, mechanics and other disciplines represented in GAMM between master students and doctoral students at the University of Stuttgart.