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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 […]

UCLA Mathematics supports #ShutDownSTEM initiative in solidarity for racial justice and equity

The UCLA Mathematics Department will join other departments in the Division of Physical Sciences in supporting #ShutDownSTEM and #ShutDownAcademia, an initiative from a multi-identity, intersectional coalition of STEM professionals and academics taking action for Black lives. The initiative calls to stop research activities on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 to promote racial justice and equity in academia and our […]

In Memoriam: Thomas M. Liggett

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Emeritus Professor Thomas M. Liggett last Tuesday, May 12, 2020. After receiving his PhD from Stanford University in 1969, Tom began a long and distinguished career at UCLA. He became a full professor in the mathematics department in 1976, and served as Department Chair from 1991 to […]

Asst. Adjunct Professor awarded 2019 IDRE Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Matthew Jacobs is a recipient of the 2019 Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) Postdoctoral Fellowship. For the last two years, he has been a postdoc in the UCLA math department and his postdoc mentors are Stan Osher and Andrea Bertozzi. Matthew’s broad area of research is the calculus of variations, which studies minimization problems over spaces of functions.  […]