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Danica McKellar
Jan 13 2014, 11:55 am
Many know Danica McKellar as the girl-next-door from the popular sitcom, "The Wonder Years." But did you know Danica is also a New York Times bestselling author, summa cum laude graduate of UCLA Math, and an advocate for math education?
Mark L. Green
Jan 07 2014, 11:13 am
Mark L. Green, professor emeritus and co-founder/former Director of IPAM, was the invited speaker at the 2013 American Mathematical Society Congressional Briefing entitled "How Math Fuels the Knowledge Economy." His presentation encompassed how the role of the mathematical sciences has expanded dramatically in recent years, providing examples from...
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.