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UCLA Math Grad Wins 2015 SIAM Student Paper Competition

Giang Thi Tra Tran

Giang Thi Tra Tran's "An L1 Penalty Method for General Obstacle Problems," co-authored with Drs.Hayden Schaeffer, William M. Feldman, and Professor Stanley Osher, has been selected as one of three winners in the 2015 SIAM Student Paper Competition.The two other winners of the SIAM Student Paper Prize are Mr. Andrii Dmytryshyn of Umeå University, Sweden; and Mr. Yura Malitsky of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine. 

Giang will be presenting her winning paper at a special session during the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.