# Deanna Needell co-awarded the IMA Prize in Mathematics and Applications

Professor Deanna Needell was co-awarded the IMA Prize in Mathematics and Applications, an award that recognizes an individual who has made a transformative impact on the mathematical sciences and their applications. Professor Needell has been a mentor for several RIPS and REU summer programs at UCLA, and will be joining the faculty in our department of Mathematics this July.

More information about the prize and her research can be found here.