The engineers and mathematicians have designed a unique and effective system that could be used to produce clean, fresh water, or to recycle industrial water that would otherwise be wasted.
Economists explore in a working paper whether parental gender attitudes have an effect on math aptitude.
The new position honors renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, who made substantial contributions to mathematics in the early 1900s.
Learn about nanotechnology, meteorites and dinosaurs, among other science topics. Actress, author and mathematics alumna Danica McKellar will receive a science and education award.
UCLA’s James Stigler is working to improve math and science education nationally by eliminating the rote memorization methods and studying what really works.
Team of UCLA students places fifth in the annual Putnam examination, which routinely stumps some of the smartest math whizzes in the country.
The gift, to support work in operator algebras, extends Masamichi Takesaki’s previous investment in his home department.
Award-winning comedy television writers with degrees in mathematics and science discuss “The Calculus of Comedy: Math in The Simpsons, Futurama, and The Big Bang Theory” on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.
Graduating senior Luke Vellotti is leaving UCLA this week with two bachelor’s degrees — one in mathematics and one in computer science — and starting his career at Google as a software developer.
Math often gets a bad rap as an uncreative left brain-oriented activity, but Andrea Bertozzi recalls that, as a child, she was fascinated by math's creative potential.
UCLA math professor keeps company with Einstein, Darwin, da Vinci in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue
May cover story notes that Terence Tao is “widely considered one of the greatest minds currently working in mathematics.”
The UCLA study has important implications in an era of climate change.
The Marian Group formulates theoretical models of how materials will behavior under conditions that are nearly impossible to physically replicate, such as ultrafast heating, high-dose irradiation or very fast deformation rates.
UCLA mathematicians ‘cheat physics’ to produce stunning visual effects.
The technique, called a "non-malleable commitment," is the electronic equivalent of a lockbox and requires only two rounds of one-way communication from the sender to the recipient.
UCLA is No. 2 among American public universities and No. 10 in the world, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Global Universities rankings, published today.
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.”