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### Conference to Celebrate Fifty Years of the Tomita-Takesaki Theory

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of publication of Professor Masamichi Takesaki’s Springe Lecture Notes volume, “Tomita’s theory of modular Hilbert algebras and its applications.” Tomita–Takesaki theory

### PhD student Michelle Feng awarded JSMF’s 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

UCLA mathematics PhD student Michelle Feng has been selected for the prestigious James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award. The fellowship is part

### Postdocs Claudia Falcon and Hangjie Ji featured on YouTube for their “Wine of Tears” research

Last week, UCLA mathematics postdocs Claudia Falcon and Hangjie Ji and PhD student Yonatan Dukler were featured in the YouTube episode, “Most People Don’t Know Wine

### Professor Ostrovsky Elected to Academia Europaea

UCLA computer science and mathematics Professor Rafail Ostrovsky has been elected as a Foreign Member of Academia Europaea for the class of 2019. Professor Ostrovsky is one of the

### Professor Tim Austin receives 2020 New Horizons Prize

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

### Los Angeles Math Circle (LAMC) student establishes her own satellite math circles, reaches over 130 students

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

### Professor Andrea Bertozzi awarded the 2019 Ralph E. Kleinman Prize

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.” This

### 2019 Math Commencement Keynote Speaker: Vladimir Tenev

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

### Graduate students receive prestigious fellowships

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