On July 2, UCLA Mathematics Professor Ciprian Manolescu and 2007 UCLA math PhD Adrian Ioana (PhD supervisor: Sorin Popa) were awarded European Mathematical Society prizes at the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow, Poland.
On June 8 – 10, the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA will host a three-day international conference on the Frontier of Computational and Applied Mathematics in celebration of UCLA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Tony Chan's 60th birthday.
On June 18 – 23, the department will host a conference on p-adic Modular Forms and Arithmetic in celebration of UCLA Math Professor Haruzo Hida's 60th birthday.
David Uminsky was one of six recipients of the 2012 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research. Of the approximately 1,093 UCLA postdoctoral scholars, 27 were nominated across disciplines in the basic and applied sciences, the professional schools, the social sciences and the humanities.
UCLA Mathematics Professor Chandrashekhar Khare has been named among 44 new 2012 fellows and eight foreign members elected to the Fellowship of The Royal Society. The society cites Khare as an "extremely original mathematician studying the relationship between Galois representations and modular forms.