Two UCLA doctors have received grants to fund research into treatments for pediatric cancer from Hyundai Hope On Wheels.
Faculty Bulletin Board
Glen MacDonald will be inducted into the division of Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences in November.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding was appointed a member of the committee on a national strategy for cancer control in the United States.
Ximin He was one of 14 researchers from around the globe who were named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars for 2019-21.
Ian Holloway has received an Avenir Award to create a machine-learning system that will monitor social media interactions with participants’ consent.
UCLA’s Dr. Linda Liau and Dr. Timothy Cloughesy received a $400,000 grant from the PHASE ONE Foundation to support their research.
Michael Stenstrom, distinguished professor of civil and environmental engineering at UCLA, has been awarded the Fair Medal.
Dana Cuff, professor of architecture and urban design, has been recognized by Architectural Record magazine.
An expert in work-related health issues, Dr. Linda Rosenstock was honored by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association.
The award recognizes UCLA’s Ninez Ponce and the California-wide health survey she helped create.
James Rosenzweig, UCLA distinguished professor of physics, has been selected to receive one of 13 research awards for work on particle accelerator science.
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality,” which is now used in discussions of racial inequality and various forms of social justice.
Rafail Ostrovsky, of the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of academy.
UCLA professor Paulo Tabuada and his peers have received the Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering Best New Application Paper Award.
Dr. Denise Aberle was named recipient of the Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award.
Bernard Weiner, distinguished research professor of psychology, is being recognized for his teaching accomplishments.
Fernando Torres-Gil, professor at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, has been assigned to an advisory committee for California's Master Plan for Aging.
Hosea Nelson, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, which honors excellence in organic chemistry.
Their research group has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to work on reducing the carbon footprint of making concrete.
Chris Tilly, professor of urban planning, and Françoise Carré, of the University of Massachusetts received the 2019 Distinguished Scholarly Monograph Award,
A study by Laura Abrams and Dr. Elizabeth Barnert has been recognized by the 2019 Emerald Literati Awards as a “high commended paper."
Amada Armenta, assistant professor of urban planning, has received two awards from the American Sociological Association.
Alice Soragni received a $1.8 million, five-year grant to investigate the role of a protein called p53, which is commonly mutated in women who have high-grade ovarian cancer.
Thomas Dumitrescu, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has received an Office of Science Early Career Award from the Department of Energy.
Aydin Babakhani, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has recieved a research grant to advance his work on miniature diagnostic sensors.