Professor Andrea Bertozzi's research in applied mathematics is innovative and far reaching. Among other projects, Bertozzi has worked with her team and the Los Angeles Police Department to create crime predicting models, and more recently, her research focuses on the development of robots' ability to pollinate plants.
UCLA mathematics Professor Dimitri (Dima) Shlyakhtenko has been appointed Director of Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics (IPAM). His appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.
UCLA mathematics professor Joey Teran and a team of computer science researchers from UCLA, DreamWorks Animation, Jixie Effects, and the University of Pennsylvania are further advancing visual effects capabilities.
Five UCLA Math faculty members have been invited to give lectures in the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) to be held on August 1-9, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
UCLA math Professor Terence Tao has been featured in the May 2017 "What Makes a Genius?" issue of National Geographic.