Professor Deanna Needell has been awarded $800,000 by the National Science Foundation for her research on big data. Novel mathematical techniques are required in order to analyze complex large-scale data. Her project will use Lyme disease data (through a collaboration with LymeDisease.org) for the design and testing of these methods.
The Department hosted a family alumni event, Movies, Medicine and the Magic of Math, on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Computing Reviews (CR), an ACM/ThinkLoud publication, has released its 21st Annual Best of Computing.
UCLA Math has risen to 6th according to the summer 2017 global rankings in mathematics by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is a professional organization that helps develop actuarial leaders around the world. The SOA has designated UCLA's actuarial program as a UCAP-Advanced Curriculum (UCAP-AC) for 2017-2018.