2012 News Archive
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Professor Terence Tao was recently featured on Future Tense, an ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) program centered around exploring innovations induced by rapid change. The interview specifically highlighted the significance of digital technology and internet collaboration within the field of mathematics.
Professor Emeritus David G. Cantor passed away on November 19, 2012. After completing undergraduate work at the California Institute of Technology in 1956, he received his PhD from UCLA in 1960 under the combined direction of Basil Gordon and Ernst Straus.
30 UCLA mathematics professors, including 10 emeriti, were recently elected to the inaugural class of AMS fellows.
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Our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley, who today shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth (Harvard)!