UCLA professor Terence Tao has been selected by the Royal Society to receive the 2014 Royal Medal for physical sciences for his “many deep and varied contributions to mathematics."
One UCLA professor, along with undergraduate and graduate alumni received honors on July 8 at the annual meeting of the the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in Chicago. Each year the society awards three prizes for oustanding papers published in all SIAM journals in the past three years.
Steve Girsky holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. From March 2010 to January 2014, Steve served as GM Vice Chairman, during which time he held overall responsibility for global corporate strategy, new . . .
Kaitlyn Hood (UCLA Math Graduate Student, Professor Marcus Roper) has been awarded the 2013-14 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award.
UCLA Mathematics Professor, Terence Tao, is one of five recipients of the Inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. The Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics was launched by Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner at the Breakthrough Prize ceremony last December (2013).