2009 News Archive
ICM 2010 will showcase a spectacular spate of invited talks for department faculty. Applied mathematician Stanley Osher leads the way with an invitation to give a plenary address which will be on new algorithms in information science.
Watch Bruin senior star cornerback and mathematics-applied science major Alterraun Verner talk about the rewards of tackling quarterbacks on the field and math proofs off the field in My Big UCLA Moment. Verner was named to the pre-season “Watch List” for the Lott Trophy and is a two-time Pac-10 All-Academic team player.
Effective July 1, 2009, Professor Sorin Popa assumes the position of chair of the UCLA Department of Mathematics. A professor at UCLA since 1987, Popa is a world-leading researcher in the areas of functional analysis, operator algebras, subfactor theory, and ergodic theory.
Effective July 1, 2009, the UCLA Department of Mathematics will be awarded two major Research Training Groups (RTG) grants from the National Science Foundation, one in algebra/number theory and the other in analysis.
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