Math, Social Divisions and Cell Phone Data
UCSD News Release on Professor David Meyer and the research team of Orest Bucicovschi, Rex Douglass, Megha Ram, David Rideout and Dongjin Song winning the Best Scientific Project prize in the D4D Challenge for their research in "Analyzing social divisions using cell phone data".
(May 16, 2013)
Data for Development Challenge Prize 2013
A UCSD team, including Mathematics Department Professor David Meyer and
scientists David Rideout and Orest Bucicovschi, has been awarded the prize
for Best Scientific Project in the Data for Development (D4D) Challenge. See
(May 3, 2013)
Twin WiMSoCal Symposium April 2013
A one-day symposium for Women in Mathematics in Southern California will be held at UCSD on Sunday, April 21, 2013. This symposium is sponsored by Microsoft Research and UCSD. For more info, please see the Twin WiMSoCal website.
(Apr 19, 2013)
Probability and Statistics Day at UCSD
The day will be Friday, April 5th. There will be plenary lectures by Fan Chung-Graham, Iain Johnstone, Scott Sheffield, Peter Hall, David Aldous, and a public lecture by Terry Speed. For more information: http://www.math.ucsd.edu/ProbStatsDay/
(Mar 26, 2013)
UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2013
On Thursday April 4th and Friday April 5th, the UCSD Department of Mathematics will host its annual Open House for prospective graduate students who have been admitted for Fall 2013. The schedule of events is packed with two days of activities for prospective mathematics Ph.D. students. Program information is now available.
(Mar 26, 2013)
Southern California Algebraic Geometry Day
The Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar will meet next at UC San Diego on Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4:30pm. Confirmed speakers: Ben Antieau, Izzet Coskun, Karl Schwede, Anastasia Stavrova. Click here for more information.
(Mar 8, 2013)
Congratulations to Alina Bucur
Microsoft Research has given $7,500 to the University of California, San Diego to support the Women in Numbers - Europe (WINE 2013) , and Women in Mathematics - Southern California annual conference (WiMSoCal), both coordinated by Dr. Alina Bucur in 2013; and to support the Association for Women in Mathematics UCSD Student Chapter , overseen by Dr. Bucur.
(Feb 26, 2013)
Winter 2013 Southern California Analysis & PDE (SCAPDE) Meeting
The winter edition of SCAPDE will be held at UCLA March 9-10. If you are a graduate student
interesting in attending please email
firstname.lastname@example.org for travel funding.
(Feb 25, 2013)
20th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar
UCSD will host the 20th meeting of the Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar, February 23-24,
2013. All talks will be held in Center Hall 105. Email email@example.com any questions.
(Feb 19, 2013)
2013 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship - Adrian Ioana
Congratulations to Adrian Ioana, named as a 2013 Sloan Research Fellow. Click Here for a full list of the 2013 recipients.
(Feb 14, 2013)
Mathematics Major Recieves Silagi Award
Camille Briat, a double major in Probability & Statistics and Management Science, and Math Club President, has been named as the recipient of the 2013 Selma and Robert Silagi Award for Undergraduate Excellence. The annual award honors the top graduating undergraduate in the Natural Sciences (which includes the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics, and Physics, as well as the Division of Biological Sciences.) The Silagi Award is given to students in recognition of their commitment and dedication to excellence in academics and research.
(Jan 30, 2013)
2012 Dean's Undergraduate Awards for Excellence
Six undergraduate math majors have been named among the recipients of the 2012 Dean's Undergraduate Award for Excellence. Congratulations to Siuyung Fung, Artem Mavrin, Alex Moody, Kevin Vissuet, Harrison Wong, and Yun Jeong Yang.
(Jan 4, 2013)