UCLA Mathematics Professor Alexander Merkurjev has been named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for 2013 for his work on the Complexity of homogeneous spaces. 175 fellowships were awarded to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists from an applicant pool of roughly 3,000 individuals.
Jul 16 2013, 4:19 pm
UCLA's team placed 3rd out of 402 institutional teams in the 2012 William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition, surpassing last year's 12th place, and tied with its best-ever performance from 1968. The team was composed of UCLA undergraduates Xiangyi Huang, Tudor Padurariu, and Dillon Zhi, and was coached by UCLA Mathematics Professor Ciprian ...
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UCLA Applied Math Professors Andrea Bertozzi and Stan Osher join an elite team of scientists as co-principal investigators for "Leveraging Sparsity" the UCLA project recently awarded the prestigious $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.
Andrea Bertozzi, a professor of mathematics and director of applied mathematics at UCLA, has been named the inaugural holder of UCLA's Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity.