The Sklar fellowship will provide three students each year with at least $10,000 each to participate in projects that combine technology, the arts and community development.
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Akhil Gupta, professor of anthropology in the UCLA College, studies questions of transnational capitalism, infrastructure and corruption.
Dr. Helen Lavretsky was honored by the American College of Psychiatrists, American Psychiatric Association and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
The researchers received the 2019 Pyke Johnson Award from the Transportation Research Board for their paper on the mobility needs of aging adults.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Computer Society has awarded its 2020 Computer Pioneer Award to Demetri Terzopoulos.
Michela Giorcelli, assistant professor of economics at UCLA, has been named a winner of a 2020 Excellence Award in Global Economics Affair by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
Ramesh Srinivasan was honored for “Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World Are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow.”
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, the Irving and Jean Stone Professor of Social Sciences, has been honored by the International Committee of Historical Sciences.
The award is intended to advance projects toward specific milestones, enabling these technologies to be licensed to an existing company or startup.
Eldon Knuth was appointed a knight in the French National Legion of Honor and awarded the corresponding medal by the French government.
Laura Abrams, professor of social welfare at UCLA Luskin, has received the 2020 Society for Social Work and Research Book Award.
UCLA welcomed Elizabeth Blaney, Leonardo Vilchis and Jane Nguyen will pursue projects aimed at advancing housing justice.
Kyle Abraham, UCLA professor of world arts and cultures/dance, will honored by Purchase College in New York.
Guy Van den Broeck, assistant professor of computer science in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, honored as an early career scholar.
Alice Soragni, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, received the grant from the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation.
Ravi Netravali, assistant professor of computer science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award.
Anastassia Alexandrova, professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the UCLA College, has received the award from the American Chemical Society.
Opie’s evocative photographs of contemporary America have challenged norms around sexuality and gender, domestic life and feelings of community
Hosea Nelson has been awarded the 2020 Bristol-Myers Squibb unrestricted grant in synthetic organic chemistry, which carries $150,000 over two years.
Thomas Belin received the Long-Term Excellence Award for significant contributions to health care policy and health services research.
Rebeca Méndez, professor of design media arts at UCLA, was bestowed with the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts.
The 2020 Rick Hess Straight Up Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings are published annually in Education Week.
Justin Caram, UCLA professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award.
Alain Mabanckou, literature professor was chosen by “New African” as one of its of 2019’s 100 most influential Africans.
Chon Noriega has won the 2019 Distinguished Editor award from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.