2012 News Archive
UCLA Mathematics Department rose to the 5th place in the US and to the 9th place worldwide in the 2012 Shanghai rating of World Universities in Mathematics. This rise helped UCLA to climb to the 10th spot worldwide in the broader area of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
The American Mathematical Society recently interviewed UCLA Department of Mathematics Professor Andrea Bertozzi for a piece titled 'Forecasting Crime'. Here is some information and a link to the piece on the AMS website:
The Simons Foundation has awarded UCLA Mathematics Professors Itay Neeman and Sorin Popa 2012 Simons Fellowships in mathematics. The inaugural program supports academic leave for one year for distinguished scientists to facilitate significant advances in their research.
The National Research Council released its preliminary report Fueling Innovation and Discovery: The Mathematical Sciences in the 21st Century in advance of its final study The Mathematical Sciences in 2025.
On July 2, UCLA Mathematics Professor Ciprian Manolescu and 2007 UCLA math PhD Adrian Ioana (PhD supervisor: Sorin Popa) were awarded European Mathematical Society prizes at the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow, Poland.