2009 News Archive
The Clay Mathematics Institute has named UCLA Mathematics PhD Victor Lie as a 2009 Clay Liftoff fellow.
UCLA Mathematics PhDs Mark Blunk and Michael Vanvalkenburgh have been named recipients of the National Science Foundation 2009 Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MSPRF).
On April 20, UCLA Mathematics Professors Stanley Osher and Terence Tao joined 210 distinguished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and corporate and philanthropic leaders who were elected to the American Academy of Arts& Sciences in recognition of preeminent contributions to...
On April 23, UCLA Mathematics' Philip C. Curtis Jr. Center for Mathematics and Teaching, and the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) hosted 270 Los Angeles-area middle and high students for the first Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival held in Southern California.
Tony Chan has been appointed the next president of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for a five-year term, effective September 1. A UCLA professor of mathematics since 1986, Chan was dean of the Division of Physical Sciences from 2001 to 2006 in the College of Letters and Science.