Jul 10 2012, 4:09 pm
30 UCLA mathematics professors, including 10 emeriti, were recently elected to the inaugural class of AMS fellows.For more information please see:http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows/ams-fellows
Our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley, who today shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth (Harvard)!
UCLA Mathematics Department rose to the 5th place in the US and to the 9th place worldwide in the 2012 Shanghai rating of World Universities in Mathematics. This rise helped UCLA to climb to the 10th spot worldwide in the broader area of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
The American Mathematical Society recently interviewed UCLA Department of Mathematics Professor Andrea Bertozzi for a piece titled 'Forecasting Crime'. Here is some information and a link to the piece on the AMS website:
The Simons Foundation has awarded UCLA Mathematics Professors Itay Neeman and Sorin Popa 2012 Simons Fellowships in mathematics. The inaugural program supports academic leave for one year for distinguished scientists to facilitate significant advances in their research.