Apr 11 2010, 10:46 am
In April, the UCLA Department of Mathematics was awarded two major Focus Research Group (FRG) grants from the National Science Foundation in both pure and applied mathematics.
In April, U.S. News & World Report released its 2010 Best Graduate Schools rankings, propelling the UCLA Department of Mathematics to its highest historical ranking of number eight (shared) overall in the country. In five of seven research specialties, the department ranked in the top 10.
The NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences has recommended the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA for a five-year renewal with a substantially increased budget.
The Department of Mathematics' Curtis Center for Mathematics and Teaching Executive Director Heather Calahan has been appointed to the California Academic Content Standards Commission by state assembly speaker John Pérez.
UCLA Mathematics Professor Christoph Thiele is the recipient of a prestigious Humboldt Research Award granted in 2009 across scientific disciplines. The Humboldt Research Award honors a scholar’s scientific work to date, which is recognized as having significant impact on the scholar’s discipline.