In the 2019 Putnam Mathematical Competition, the UCLA team (Ciprian Bonciocat, Jacob Zhang, Kaiqi Zhu) was ranked #4 out of 570 institutions.
Professors Rowan Killip and Monica Visan have been selected for the Honorable Mention Outstanding Discovery Award for making the greatest research discovery in the Division of Physical Sciences in 2018-2019.
UCLA Mathematics Professor William Conley has been selected as the winner of the Inaugural Physical Science Centennial Excellence in Education Award for Senate Faculty. William is being recognized for "demonstrating the ability to create a learning environment in which diverse students can succeed."
It is with great regret that the Mathematics Department must note the passing, at age 84, of our colleague Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor Edward Effros on December 21, 2019.
Using population-level mobility models, UCLA mathematics professor Mason Porter and his collaborators investigated customer mobility flow between supermarket zones.