Entries by Zenith Farin

Professor Deanna Needell Named As 2024 SIAM Fellow

UCLA Math Professor Deanna Needell has been named as one of the Class of 2024 Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellows. Members around the world were nominated in recognition of their outstanding research dedicated to the advancement of applied mathematics, computational science, and data science. The SIAM Fellows are crucial members of the […]

UCLA Putnam Teams ranks #23

In the 2023 Putnam Mathematical Competition, the UCLA team were ranked #23. Listed below are the students who ranked in the top 500, listed alphabetically by first name: Akash Madiraju Alan Wu Arvin Ding Diana Tolu Ethan Peng Gary Song Henry Lindhurst Jason Liu Stephen Kelman Sumith Nalabolu Surya Subbarao Zachary Tu Among the UCLA Team, Jason Liu, Sumith Nalabolu, Diana Tolu […]

Professor Chenfanfu Jiang Receives 2023 Amazon Science Hub Award

UCLA Math Professor Chenfanfu Jiang was honored with the Science Hub for Humanity and Artificial Intelligence at UCLA award, which recognizes researchers who are studying the societal impact of artificial intelligence (AI). Jiang is being awarded for his project, “Differentiable physics augmented neural radiance fields for real-to-sim and manufacture-ready 3D garment reconstruction”.  Jiang said, “The […]

UCLA PhD Alumna Honored with Two Outstanding Prizes for Dissertation

UCLA Math PhD Alumna ‘23 Abigail Hickok has received two distinguished awards for her dissertation work, under the supervision of Professor Mason Porter. She is the inaugural recipient of the 2024 Ivo and Renata Babuška Thesis Prize through the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and a 2024 awardee of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) […]

Professors Amit Sahai and Monica Visan named 2024 AMS Fellows

UCLA Professors Amit Sahai and Monica Visan join the Class of 2024 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for their outstanding contributions to the field of mathematics. “It is my pleasure to congratulate and welcome the new class of AMS Fellows, honored for their outstanding contributions to the mathematical sciences and to our profession. […]

Professor Michael Hill named 2024 AWM Fellow

Professor Michael Hill is one of the twelve mathematicians named as the Class of 2024 Association for Women in Mathematics (AMW) Fellows.  He received this honor due to his consistent allyship to all women and nonbinary researchers. Hill’s commitment to inclusivity in the field of mathematics stems from his own work in Spectra, La Matematica, […]

Professor Stanley Osher Exceeds 150,000 Citations on Google Scholar

Professor Stanley Osher reached an incredible milestone in his career, having hit over 150,000 citations on Google Scholar last week.    Osher has been cited 150057 times since 1988 with an h-index of 130, making him the third highest cited researcher in the history of UCLA. For those who may not know, the h-index is the […]

Professors Rowan Killip and Monica Visan receive the
2023 Frontiers of Science Award

Professors Rowan Killip and Monica Visan were honored with the 2023 Frontiers of Science Award by the International Congress for Basic Science for their paper “KdV is well-posed in H^{-1}” published in the Annals of Mathematics (2019). The ceremony was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on July 16th, 2023.  […]