Peter Petersen and Romyar Sharifi have been elected to the American Mathematical Society's Fellows program.
Faculty Bulletin Board
Yahya Rahmat-Samii, distinguished professor in electrical engineering/electromagnetics, receives highest distinction in China in the field of engineering.
Brenda Stevenson, the Nickoll Family Professor of History at UCLA, has been selected to receive the 2020 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal.
Susan Slyomovics received a research fellowship to the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Aix-Marseilles in France.
Katherine Marino, UCLA assistant professor of history, was selected for group’s the distinguished lectureship program.
“At CRESST, we believe assessment design is a critical linchpin to understanding and improving the quality of education for every student,” said Li Cai.
Four professors in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been elected as part of the organization’s 2019 class of 168 fellows.
Tao, the James and Carol Collins Chair in the UCLA College, was honored by Italy’s Riemann International School of Mathematics.
Willy Hugo, of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received $75,000 to study how deep learning can improve treatment.
Paul Weiss has been awarded the Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology Division 2019 Recognition Award from the American Vacuum Society.
Mary Rezk-Hanna, an assistant professor in the UCLA School of Nursing, received the American Heart Association Research Article of the Year Award.
Willeke Wendrich, professor of near eastern languages and cultures, was elected president of the International Association of Egyptologists.
Jessica Rett, associate professor of linguistics, has been honored for her work in the “Pop-Up Mentoring Program.”
Dr. Jeremie Calais, a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded $105,000 from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
Dr. James McGough has received the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award for Research on Attention-Deficit Disorder from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
UCLA’s Susan Bookheimer, the Joaquin M. Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, received the honor.
“Playing the Flute in Shanghai: the Musical Life of Dai Shuhong” was honored with the Biographical Documentary Award at a film festival in China.
Ziva Cooper, research director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, will conduct a five-year study assessing the pain-relieving effects of cannabis and cannabinoids.
Carter is a recipient of the 2019 John Scott Award for her research that has made her a leading voice on climate change.
Chandra Ford and Gilbert Gee were chosen as co-recipients of the 2019 Paul Cornely Award for their work on the impact of racism on health.
Laura Abrams is a professor of social welfare in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
The center will share $3.5 million with other institutions to examine topics including: content moderation by social media companies and antitrust enforcement in big tech.
Jason Cong has won the association’s 2019 University Research Award.
Cho-Jui Hsieh and Kai-Wei Chang have been awarded the 2019 Facebook Research Award on computationally efficient natural language processing.
Miryun Kim served as a program co-chair for the International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution 2019.