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The Math of Making Snow
Dec 03 2013, 10:52 am
Thanks to the latest material point method (MPM) technology created by UCLA Disney Animators, Alexey Stomakhin, Craig Schroeder, Lawrence Chai, Joseph Teran and Andrew Sell, Disney has been able to simulate incredibly realistic snow in its latest animation comedy, Frozen. The following video was...
 A Day of Triangulations
Nov 27 2013, 9:29 am
On Saturday, November 16, the UCLA mathematics department hosted a conference named A Day of Triangulations. Videos of the talks are now available on the conference website.
Fall 2013 Newsletter
Nov 04 2013, 8:37 am
Department Newsletter is now available online.
AMS
Nov 01 2013, 9:01 am
The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. This Fall, 3 UCLA mathematics professors, including 2 emeriti, were recently elected in the 2014 class of AMS fellows.
Oct 08 2013, 9:34 am
As natural disasters continue to wreak havoc on lives and property and government tackles the conundrum of health care and pensions, there is a need for well-qualified mathematicians to assist in shaping the future of our national policies.This fall, the Department launched the major that will train students to master these skills and more