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.