UCLA math professor Tim Austin has been awarded the 2020 New Horizons Prize for his "multiple contributions to ergodic theory, most notably the solution of the weak Pinsker conjecture." The prize is worth $100,000 and honors individuals for their early-career achievements in physics and math.

Aditee Prabhutendolkar attends the Los Angeles Math Circle (LAMC) program, a free enrichment program of the Department of Mathematics at UCLA. Now a junior in high school, Aditee is using her LAMC experience to share her passion for math with others.

Every two years, SIAM presents the Ralph E. Kleinman Prize to one individual for "outstanding research, or other contributions, that bridge the gap between mathematics and applications."

On Sunday, June 16th, UCLA Math alumnus Vladimir (Vlad) Tenev came to campus to give the commencement keynote address to over 400 graduates, their families and friends. His inspirational speech urged students to follow their passion, even if it means switching the path that you started on.

Second year PhD student Kevin Miller has been selected for the 2019 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. With the purpose of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, awardees receive full tuition and all mandatory fees coverage for up to three years.