# News Archive

*Sep 23 2014, 2:23 pm*

UCLA Mathematics Department rose to 9th place worldwide in the 2014 Shanghai Academic Rating of World Universities in Mathematics. UCLA continues to rank 5th place in the US in Mathematics.

*Sep 22 2014, 2:46 pm*

Damek Davis, a fifth year PhD student in the UCLA Department of Mathematics, was selected as the winner of the 2014 INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize for his paper “Convergence rate analysis of several splitting...

*Sep 12 2014, 9:06 am*

Breakthrough Prize recipient, Terry Tao was recently featured in an exclusive Australian interview. Check out the video here!

*Aug 13 2014, 7:40 am*

Stanley Osher, UCLA professor of mathematics and director of applied mathematics, is the third person ever to be awarded the prestigious Gauss Prize, the highest honor in applied mathematics.
A UCLA professor since 1977, Osher received the award Wednesday morning local time during the opening ceremony of the International Congress of...

*Aug 11 2014, 2:59 pm*

Geoffrey Mess, mathematics professor at UCLA, died on August 8th, 2014. Mess battled illness for much of the past 20 years. The illness stole away his research productivity first, and then succeeded in stealing him from us. He will be remembered and missed.