On September 16th, over 300 Los Angeles Math Circle (LAMC) participants, alumni and their families came to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the program. LAMC is a top-tier math circle attracting elementary, middle and high school students interested in mathematics and eager to learn.
Professor Deanna Needell has been awarded $471,000 by the National Science Foundation for her research on big data. Novel mathematical techniques are required in order to analyze complex large-scale data. Her project will use Lyme disease data (through a collaboration with LymeDisease.org) for the design and testing of these methods.
The Department hosted a family alumni event, Movies, Medicine and the Magic of Math, on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Computing Reviews (CR), an ACM/ThinkLoud publication, has released its 21st Annual Best of Computing.