Merkurjev Named Guggenheim Fellow
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. Fellows are appointed on their foundation of prior achievement and promising research. This marks the eighty-ninth annual competition for the United States and Canada.