UCLA math's third-year PhD student, Jialin Liu, received "Best Student Paper: Third Place" at the 2017 International Conference on Image Processing (Beijing, China) for his paper Online Convolutional Dictionary Learning.
On September 16th, over 300 Los Angeles Math Circle (LAMC) participants, alumni and their families came to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the program. LAMC is a top-tier math circle attracting elementary, middle and high school students interested in mathematics and eager to learn.
Professor Deanna Needell has been awarded $471,000 by the National Science Foundation for her research on big data. Novel mathematical techniques are required in order to analyze complex large-scale data. Her project will use Lyme disease data (through a collaboration with LymeDisease.org) for the design and testing of these methods.
The Department hosted a family alumni event, Movies, Medicine and the Magic of Math, on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Computing Reviews (CR), an ACM/ThinkLoud publication, has released its 21st Annual Best of Computing.