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Professor Michael Hill named 2021 AMS Fellow

Forty-six mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2021, the program’s ninth year. UCLA Professor Michael Hill joins the Class of 2021 for his contributions to algebraic topology, in particular equivariant stable homotopy theory. To see all the names of individuals who are in this […]

Math Town Hall for Undergraduates – Tuesday, October 20th

TO: Undergraduate students in Mathematics Join Mathematics Department Chair, Professor Mario Bonk, and Undergraduate Vice Chairs, Professors Mike Hill and Don Blasius, at a virtual town hall meeting next week on Tuesday, October 20th, 4-5:30PM Pacific Time. We know this is an unprecedented time, and there are bound to be a lot of things on […]

In Memoriam: Donald Babbitt

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague Professor Emeritus Donald Babbitt on October 10, 2020 at the age of 84. A short obituary was written by our colleague, Don Blasius:  Donald (Don) Babbitt received his PhD in 1962 from the University in Michigan and then right away joined our […]

Andrea Ghez wins 2020 Nobel Prize in physics

Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Professor of Astrophysics, today was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics. Ghez helped pioneer a powerful technology called adaptive optics, which corrects the distorting effects of the Earth’s atmosphere in real time and opened the center of our galaxy as a laboratory for exploring black holes […]

IPAM awarded $25 million renewal from NSF

Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, director of IPAM and a UCLA professor of mathematics. Photo credit: Reed Hutchinson/UCLA — UCLA’s Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, through which mathematicians work collaboratively with a broad range of scholars of science and technology to transform the world through math, has received a five-year, $25 million funding renewal from the National Science Foundation, effective Sept. 1. […]

Professor Bertozzi and her team use mathematical modeling to forecast the spread of COVID-19

Professor Andrea Bertozzi and her co-authors published their latest COVID research findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Applicable to both future spikes of COVID-19 and future pandemics, the study points out the dangers of a COVID-19 spike after removal of certain health precautions. “Our mathematical models demonstrate that relaxing these measures in the absence of pharmaceutical interventions […]

Disk Storage Management

There are three levels of Disk Storage Management at the Mathnet: P1:Protected Storage 1 is frequently backed up (every 24-48 hours) to offline disks or redundant storage. End of quarter archives of P1 storage is held for a 12 month period. For most users this quotaed storage area is  known as your Z: drive in […]

UCLA Math Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

The UCLA Department of mathematics Undergraduate Merit Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who has an exceptional background and promise in mathematics.  The scholarship covers tuition, fees as well as room and board.  It is anticipated that one new scholarship be awarded every year, starting in Fall 2010. The scholarship  The award is renewable […]

In Memoriam: Olga Radko

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our colleague, Dr. Olga Radko, at the age of 45, on Monday, June 29, 2020. The loss of Olga will be felt by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with Olga’s family during this difficult time.  Below is a tribute written by […]