Department News


2011

Jacques Verstraete Elected as SIAM Program Director

Professor Jacques Verstraete has been elected as Program Director of the SIAM Discrete Mathematics group.
(Dec 14, 2011)

2011 Physical Sciences Dean's Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to the following math majors : Camille Briat, Ryan Cooper, Monte Cooper, Joseph Doolittle, Gregory Edwards, Lihua Huang and Kevin Vissuet.
(Oct 20, 2011)

Quarterly Colloquium sponsored by Microsoft Research

Microsoft Research has provided the Department $5,000 to sponsor one of the Department?s colloquia per quarter.
(Oct 11, 2011)

Researchers sequence a single cell

A report in Nature Biotechnology describes a new DNA sequencing method that allows sequencing a single bacterial cell, even if it cannot be cultured. Prof. Glenn Tesler in the Department of Mathematics is a coauthor, along with collaborators from UCSD, the J. Craig Venter Institute, and Illumina, Inc. Article.
(Sep 20, 2011)

Department Welcomes New Graduate Students 2011

The department's new graduate student orientation starts at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2011 in AP&M B402.
(Aug 17, 2011)

Microsoft Gifts $2,500 to UCSD AWM

Microsoft Research has gifted $2,500.00 to the UCSD Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) to fund female graduate students to attend research conferences in their mathematical area.
(Jun 8, 2011)

Congratulations to David Rideout

Project Scientist David Rideout won 3rd place in the UCSD S&E Library's "Art of Science 2011" competition with an image entitled "The First 10^-42 Seconds".
(Jun 6, 2011)

Congratulations to Todd Kemp

Professor Todd Kemp has been selected as a Hellman Fellow for 2011-2012.
(May 3, 2011)

SCAPDE Conference 2011

UCSD is hosting the Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (SCAPDE) Conference on May 28-29, 2011. For more information, visit the SCAPDE website.
(May 3, 2011)

April is Math Awareness Month

Sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics -- this year's theme is "Unraveling Complex Systems." Click Here for more information.
(Apr 20, 2011)

Congratulations to Dimitris Politis

Professor Dimitris Politis has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2011-2012.
(Apr 7, 2011)

Congratulations to Dragos Oprea

Professor Dragos Oprea has received a 2011 Alfred P. Sloan Research ?Fellowship.
(Apr 6, 2011)

Olvi Mangasarian Named 2011 SIAM Fellow

Congratulations to research scientist Olvi Mangasarian who has been named a 2011 SIAM Fellow for seminal contributions to the theory and algorithms of optimization and applications to machine learning.
(Apr 1, 2011)

UCSD Admit Day on April 9, 2011

UCSD will host newly admitted freshmen and their families at Admit Day on Saturday, April 9, 2011. Mathematics Department events include student discussion panels (10:30am and 12:30pm in AP&M 6402), a faculty presentation by Dr. Laura Stevens (11:30am in Center Hall 105), and a department and Math Club table at the Information Fair (10:00am-2:00pm on Library Walk). Click Here for more information.
(Mar 30, 2011)

Kyoto Prize Symposium: L?szl? Lov?sz

Mathematician L?szl? Lov?sz will lecture as part of the Kyoto Prize Symposium (free and open to the public) on April 5, 2011 from 3:30pm-5:00pm in the Price Center West Ballroom at UCSD.
See UCSD News Release or UCSD Physical Sciences News.
(Mar 29, 2011)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2011

On March 31 and April 1, the UCSD Department of Mathematics will host its annual Open House for prospective graduate students. The schedule of events is packed with two days of activities for prospective mathematics Ph.D. students. Program information is now available.
(Mar 15, 2011)

Lie Theory and Its Applications Conference

Lie Theory and Its Applications Conference in Honor of Nolan Wallach
University of California, San Diego
March 18-21, 2011
(Mar 4, 2011)

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar

There will be a Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar in APM 6402 on Saturday March 12, 2011. For more information, visit their site.
(Feb 28, 2011)

SCGAS Conference on February 26-27, 2011

18th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS)
University of California, San Diego
February 26-27, 2011
(Feb 18, 2011)

SCNTD Conference - February 19th, 2011

The UCSD Number Theory Group is hosting the Southern California Number Theory Day on February 19th, 2011 in AP&M 6402. For conference details, registration, and schedule visit the SCNTD site.
(Feb 7, 2011)

Adriano Garsia Awarded Honorary Degree

Congratulations to Professor Adriano Garsia who was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Bordeaux 1 in Bordeaux, France on January 25, 2011 for his work in combinatorics and algorithms.
(Jan 28, 2011)

First Abel Conference

The First Abel Conference, honoring John Tate, is held this week at the IMA at the University of Minnesota. Professor Cristian Popescu is one of the invited speakers.
(Jan 6, 2011)