Professor Martin B. Short

CAM Assistant Adjunct Professor
UCLA Mathematics Department
Los Angeles, CA, USA 90095-1555
Office Math Sciences 7380
Office Hours W, 1-4 pm
E-mail
Phone (310) 825-9369


Below is an incomplete listing of links to news articles and videos about my research.  Enjoy!

Video coverage

Here is me (briefly) appearing in a piece that aired on NBC Nightly News (2011)

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A video about our research created by Inside Science Television (2012)


A video about our research created by the NSF (2010)


This is me on the PBS program Arizona Illustrated, explaining the physics of icicle formation (2006)

Print coverage

The Los Angeles Times covered our research on filling in missing data in gang crimes (2011)

Our research was given the number 60 spot in Discover Magazine's top 100 stories of 2010

We were also featured in the New York Times Magazine's 10th Annual Year in Ideas (2010)

The Los Angeles Times printed a front page article about our research (2010)

Other online articles

U.S. News & World Report
http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/03/02/can-math-and-science-help-solve-crimes.html

Popular Mechanics
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/military_law/4346435.html

Discovery News
http://news.discovery.com/human/crime-hot-spots-police.html

New Scientist
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18560-mathematicians-offer-tipoffs-to-lapd.html

Wired News
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/02/crime-hot-spots/ 

NSF
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116357

ScienceDaily
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100222094826.htm 

Science Now
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/02/the-mathematics-of-clumpy-crime.html 

PhysOrg.com
http://www.physorg.com/news186070236.html

AAAS
http://news.aaas.org/2010/0221post-12.shtml

Government Technology
http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/766726

Scientific Computing
http://www.scientificcomputing.com/news-DA-Fighting-Crime-with-Math-Sophisticated-models-give-insights-on-crime-hotspots-022410.aspx

Math News
http://www.dm.unito.it/~cerruti/mathnews.html 

Expert Voices
http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/cornell-info204/2010/02/24/crime-networks/ 

Homeland Security Newswire
http://homelandsecuritynewswire.com/mathematicians-suggest-ways-deal-criminal-hotspots 

Science News
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/56459/title/Finding_coolable_hot_spots_for_crime 

UC Newsroom
http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/article/22870