The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received $500,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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Henry Burton, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Mishuana Goeman, associate professor of gender studies, were both awarded for their proposals.
Wei Wang, Leonard Kleinrock Professor of Computer Science, was selected for her contributions to the practice of data mining.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recognized UCLA for its commitment to employee health and well-being.
Yahya Rahmat-Samii, distinguished professor and Northrop Grumman Professor of Electrical Engineering and Electromagnetics, won the 2020 Spacecraft Structures Best Paper Award.
UCLA researcher Amander Clark is part of a multi-institutional team of investigators that received an $8 million, four-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dr. Paul Boutros, Dr. Robert Reiter, and Dr. Huihui Ye of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have received the 2020 Prostate Cancer Foundation Special Challenge Award.
Ibañez, an Argentine architect, will be an associate professor and chair of the department.
Hosea Nelson, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has received the 2020 Novartis Early Career Award.
The foundation’s gift will support the center’s research and programs, which are focused on the harm that vulnerable communities face from internet technologies.
Jonathan Stewart, professor of civil and environmental engineering, will provide guidance on the seismic design, performance ratings and rehabilitation of facilities.
Ellen Sletten, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been awarded $1 million from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Weiss, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, bioengineering, and materials science and engineering, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellow.
Moshe Buchinsky’s work is largely in applied econometrics and labor, developing and estimating structural models using microdata.
McCarthy, associate professor of design media arts at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, is showing her new work at the Chronus Art Center in Shanghai.
Harris, assistant professor of education, has received the Early Career Award for her overall body of work at UCLA.
The Heartline Study clinical trial will test whether heart monitoring features on the Apple Watch, used in combination with an iPhone app, can reduce the risk of stroke.
Dr. Jeremie Calais, assistant professor of nuclear medicine and theranostics in the department of molecular and medical pharmacology, has been named a 2020 Young Investigator.
Dr. Marc Hayashi, health sciences assistant clinical professor, has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Alumni and Friends Presidential Endowed Chair at the UCLA School of Dentistry.
Jia-Ming Liu, associate dean for academic personnel at UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been named a 2020 Yushan Scholar by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
Rong Fu, professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and Gregory Okin, professor of geography, have been selected as 2020 American Geophysical Union fellows.
Todd Millstein, professor of computer science, recently won distinguished paper awards at three Association for Computing Machinery conferences.
Luke Yarbrough, associate professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, is a runner-up for the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize.
Cho-Jui Hseih, assistant professor of computer science, has received the Samsung AI Researcher of the Year award.
The professor has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2021.