Applied Mathematics Professor, Marcus Roper, was awarded an NSF CAREER award for his research, 'Myco-fluidics - Mathematics at the Interface of fluid dynamics and fungal biology." This project combines mathematical modeling and physical experiments to study the dispersal and growth of fungi.
For a mathematician like Jessika Sobanski of San Diego, numbers unlock a world of career possibilities.“There’s a huge, huge range of opportunities for mathematicians,” says Sobanski.
The National Science Board (NSB) announced that mathematician Richard Tapia, a leader in mentoring minorities in science, engineering and mathematics fields, is the 2014 recipient of its Vannevar Bush Award.
U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA Math #7 overall for top schools in the field of Mathematics.
Tony Chan, professor emeritus and president of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, was one of 67 members elected into The National Academy of Engineering.