Since 1999, UCLA can count 19 winners of the annual Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, which support exemplary students as they pursue graduate school.
Shapley, widely considered a father of game theory, was professor emeritus of economics and mathematics and shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Math high school teacher Anthony Yom, who earned two master's degrees from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, urges his students to aim high and to help each other.
UCLA scientists have developed a computational model of the human airway that may someday help people who suffer from sleep apnea.
The model, developed from six years of mathematical research and a decade of police crime data, has been so successful that the LAPD adopted it for use in 14 of its 21 divisions.
UCLA is the world’s No. 8 overall and the No. 2 U.S. public institution in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities rankings.
The UCLA Parent Project by Center X helps parents understand what’s going on in the classroom and how best to support new learning strategies to help their children succeed.
Stanley Osher, UCLA professor of mathematics and director of applied mathematics, is the third person ever to receive the prestigious Gauss Prize, the highest honor in applied mathematics.
Terence Tao will be honored December 1 for his “many deep and varied contributions to mathematics.”
The new prize, established by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner, recognizes scholars who have made major advances in the field of math.
The workshop will address how data analysis based on sophisticated mathematics is reshaping political campaigns.
For the Academy Award-winning animated film "Frozen," two UCLA mathematicians joined a team of Disney software engineers to develop an algorithm based on the material point method to create simulations of how snow behaves under various conditions.
Joined by his older brother in the Class of 2017, Luke Vellotti plans to study math and computer science while he continues using his chess skills to help others.