The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is a professional organization that helps develop actuarial leaders around the world. The SOA has designated UCLA's actuarial program as a UCAP-Advanced Curriculum (UCAP-AC) for 2017-2018.
On Sunday, June 18th, three-time UCLA Math alumnus Demetri Brizolis returned to campus to give the commencement keynote address to over 400 graduates, their families and friends.
UCLA PhD student Geoffrey Iyer has been awarded a Chateaubriand Fellowship, totalling over $10,000, from the French Office of Science and Technology, to carry out his final year of the PhD studies in Grenoble France in the GIPSA Lab supervised by Prof.
Professor Andrea Bertozzi has been appointed as a Math+X Investigator by the Simons Foundation, which recognizes research collaboration between mathematics and the California NanoSystems Institute. As an Investigator, Bertozzi will receive significant research support of $1.5 million for an initial period of five years beginning July 1, 2017.
The National Science Foundation "Science 360" News features a video about algorithms for predicting crime - developed and studied by a team at UCLA including former postdoc George Mohler, Professor Andrea Bertozzi, and UCLA Anthropologist Jeff Brantingham.