UCLA mathematics alumnus and professor of mathematics (University of Maryland) Jacob Bedrossian has been selected to receive the first Peter Lax Award for his achievements in mathematical theory of fluid dynamics.
Professor Terence Tao will be awarded the 2020 Riemann Prize in Mathematics, established this year by Italy's Riemann International School of Mathematics, which promotes fundamental mathematical research and education.
UCLA statistics, electrical and computer engineering, computer science, and mathematics assistant professor Alyson Fletcher was selected as the Helen Putnam Fellow for the 2019-2020 class.
The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
UCLA mathematics profs. Stan Osher, Terence Tao, and Wotao Yin have been listed among 2019's Web of Science highly cited researches. In total, 57 UCLA individuals made the list.