2010 News Archive
The department's "California Research Training Program in Computational and Applied Mathematics" proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) was ranked at the top of 35 mathematical sciences workforce proposals and funded at the level of $2 million over five years.
The Infosys Science Foundation named UCLA Mathematics Professor Chandrashekhar Khare the winner of the Infosys Prize 2010 in mathematical sciences.
UCLA Mathematics Professor Terence Tao (with Emmanuel Candès, Stanford) has been named the recipient of the 2010 George Pólya Prize by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
In April, the UCLA Department of Mathematics was awarded two major Focus Research Group (FRG) grants from the National Science Foundation in both pure and applied mathematics.
In April, U.S. News & World Report released its 2010 Best Graduate Schools rankings, propelling the UCLA Department of Mathematics to its highest historical ranking of number eight (shared) overall in the country. In five of seven research specialties, the department ranked in the top 10.