2011 News Archive
In November, UCLA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Mark Green was named fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science. Green was among five UCLA scholars to be selected this year.
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On October 31, 2011, the Los Angeles Timesfeatured new research by UCLA mathematicians that uses a mathematical algorithm to identify street gangs involved in unsolved violent crimes.
UCLA Mathematics alumnus Richard A. Tapia (BA, 1961, MA 1966, PhD 1967) was named among seven outstanding researchers as a 2011 recipient of the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers.
Professor Jonathan Rogawski passed away on September 27, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. Rogawski was a key figure in the dynamic and central field of automorphic forms. He was 56 and had been ill for nearly a decade.