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2021

Andrej Zlatoš - 2021 Simons Fellow

Professor Andrej Zlatoš has been awarded a 2021 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics by the Simons Foundation.

(04/16/2021 02:54 PM)

Haesong Moon, Yiren Wang - 2020-2021 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award

Congratulations to graduate students Haeseong Moon (Advisor: Professor Wenxin Zhou) and Yiren Wang (Advisor: Professor Dimitris Politis) for being awarded the 2020-2021 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award. Richard Libby ('80, MA '82, PhD) received his degrees in mathematics at UC San Diego before starting a successful career in the finance industry. His recent $100,000 contribution to the university exemplifies his passion for using mathematics in concert with finance and business, in particular when it comes to assessing market risk. Half of his unique gift has been awarded to the Department of Mathematics in support of graduate studies and research.

(04/14/2021 09:16 PM)

Aaron Pollack - 2021-2022 AMS Centennial Fellowship

Assistant Professor Aaron Pollack has been awarded the 2021-2022 AMS Centennial Fellowship by the American Mathematical Society (AMS). See AMS news release.

(04/05/2021 10:46 AM)

Rémi Boutonnet - CNRS Bronze Medal 2021

Rémi Boutonnet has been awarded a Bronze Medal 2021 by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Boutonnet was a UCSD Math postdoc from 2014-2015 mentored by Professor Adrian Ioana.

(03/19/2021 03:25 PM)

Brandon Seward - 2021 Sloan Research Fellow

Assistant Professor Brandon Seward has been named a 2021 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. See UCSD news release.

(02/17/2021 01:27 PM)

Ming Xiao - NSF CAREER Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ming Xiao who received a CAREER Award for "Geometric Function Theory in Several Complex Variables" from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

(02/16/2021 12:15 PM)

Luca Spolaor - NSF CAREER Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Luca Spolaor who received a CAREER Award for "Fine Structure of the Singular Set in Some Geometric Variational Problems" from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

(02/16/2021 12:14 PM)

Peter Ebenfelt - 2020 AMS Bergman Prize

Professor Peter Ebenfelt has been awarded the 2020 Bergman Prize by the American Mathematical Society (AMS). See AMS news release.

(02/11/2021 08:21 AM)

Kiran Kedlaya - Quanta Magazine

The Quanta Magazine article "Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search" discusses how a new proof co-authored by Professor Kiran Kedlaya was developed.

(02/03/2021 11:42 PM)

2020

Lattimer Faculty Research Fellows Public Lecture - Dec. 16, 2020

Join the Division of Physical Sciences for presentations by the 2019-20 Lattimer Faculty Research Fellows: Rommie Amaro (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Suckjoon Jun (Physics), and Bo Li (Mathematics) on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 4:00pm. Register (FREE) for Zoom Webinar.

(12/14/2020 04:30 PM)

Alina Bucur - 2021 Fellow of the AWM

Associate Professor Alina Bucur has been announced as a 2021 Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). See AWM webpage.

(11/30/2020 12:14 PM)

Cristian Popescu - 2021 Fellow of the AMS

Professor Cristian Popescu has been elected a 2021 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for contributions to number theory and arithmetic geometry.

(11/02/2020 12:25 PM)

Richard Libby - Donates $50K to Math Dept.

Richard Libby ('80, MA '82, PhD) received his degrees in mathematics at UC San Diego before starting a successful career in the finance industry. His recent $100,000 contribution to the university exemplifies his passion for using mathematics in concert with finance and business, in particular when it comes to assessing market risk. Half of his unique gift will go to the Department of Mathematics and half to the Rady School of Management in support of graduate studies and research. In light of current events, Richard also agreed to a secondary designation to support the math department’s greatest needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

(08/31/2020 12:13 PM)

Virtual Conference on Several Complex Variables - August 18-21, 2020

A Virtual Conference on Several Complex Variables will be held August 18-21, 2020. See conference website.

(08/17/2020 10:10 AM)

Melvin Leok, Boris Kramer - Newton Award

Professor Melvin Leok (Mathematics) and Assistant Professor Boris Kramer (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) were awarded a "Newton Award for Transformative Ideas during the COVID-19 Pandemic" by the U.S. Department of Defense for their proposal "Geometric Structure-Preserving Model Reduction for Large-Scale Interconnected Systems". See UCSD News Release.

(07/22/2020 08:00 AM)

In Memoriam: Ronald Graham, 1935-2020

Professor Ronald Graham died on July 6, 2020 at the age of 84. See UCSD Campus Notice. See UCSD News Release.

(07/17/2020 05:54 PM)

Fall 2020 - Return to Learn

In accordance with the UC San Diego "Return to Learn" initiative for Fall 2020, the Math Department will offer undergraduate and graduate courses in In-Person, Hybrid, and Remote formats.

(07/08/2020 01:26 PM)

Rosenblatt Lecture Series 2020 - Feb. 26, 2020

The Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lecture Series in Applied Mathematics 2020 will be held on February 26, 2020 in Tata Hall at UCSD.

(02/24/2020 12:49 PM)

Tarek Elgindi - 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Tarek Elgindi who has been selected as a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. See UCSD News Release

(02/12/2020 07:34 PM)

GSCC 2020 - March 27-28, 2020

The Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference (GSCC) 2020 will be held on March 27-28, 2020 at UCSD.

(02/03/2020 12:54 PM)

SoCalAGS 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020

The Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar (SoCalAGS) - Spring 2020 will be held on February 29, 2020 in the AP&M building at UCSD.

(02/03/2020 12:53 PM)

SCNTD 2020 - Feb. 22, 2020

The Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) 2020 will be held on February 22, 2020 in the AP&M building at UCSD.

(02/03/2020 12:46 PM)

2019

James McKernan - 2020 Fellow of the AMS

Congratulations to Professor James McKernan who has been named a 2020 Fellow of the AMS by the American Mathematical Society (AMS)

(11/01/2019 08:13 AM)

In Memoriam: Murray Rosenblatt, 1926-2019

Professor Emeritus Murray Rosenblatt died on October 9, 2019 at the age of 93. See memorial website. See UCSD Campus Notice. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:00pm at El Camino Memorial - Sorrento Valley Park, 5600 Carroll Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92121.

(10/30/2019 12:25 PM)

SCAPDE 2019 - Nov. 2-3, 2019

The Southern California Analysis and PDE (SCAPDE) 2019 conference will be held November 2-3, 2019 at UCSD. See conference website.

(10/28/2019 01:42 PM)

In Memoriam: Hubert Halkin, 1936-2019

Professor Emeritus Hubert Halkin died on May 26, 2019 at the age of 82. See UCSD Campus Notice.

(06/10/2019 12:39 PM)

Garsiafest - June 17-20, 2019

Garsiafest: Future Directions in Algebraic Combinatorics (a conference in honor of Adriano Garsia's 90th birthday) will be held June 17-20, 2019 at the Scripps Seaside Forum at SIO. See https://sites.google.com/view/garsiafest

(06/06/2019 12:11 AM)

Kyoto Prize Symposium Presentation by Masaki Kashiwara - March 20, 2019

The 2019 Kyoto Prize Symposium - Basic Sciences Presentation featuring mathematician Masaki Kashiwara will be held on March 20, 2019 from 2:00pm-3:30pm in the UCSD Price Center West Ballroom.

(03/06/2019 05:40 PM)

Tianyi Zheng - 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Tianyi Zheng who has been selected as a 2019 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

(02/19/2019 03:25 PM)

In Memoriam: Thomas Enright, 1947-2019

Professor Emeritus Thomas Enright died on January 27, 2019 at the age of 71.  See UCSD Campus Notice.

(02/11/2019 07:27 PM)

SCGAS - Jan. 26-27, 2019

The 26th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS) will be held January 26-27, 2019 at UCSD. 
See https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scgas/ 

(01/16/2019 02:11 PM)

2018

Statistics & Data Science Symposium - Jan. 19-20, 2019

The Statistics & Data Science Symposium: Beyond Big, Missing or Corrupted Data will be held at UCSD on January 19-20, 2019. Register now! 

(12/20/2018 03:50 PM)

Ruth Williams - Video Profile

A video profile of Professor Ruth Williams and her research, produced in conjunction with the Research Communications Program, was  recently posted by the UCSD Division of Physical Sciences.

(11/30/2018 10:49 AM)

Skip Garibaldi - 2019 Fellow of the AMS

Skip Garibaldi, director of CCR, who is a UCSD Mathematics alumni (Ph.D. 1998), just got elected as a Fellow of the AMS (Class of 2019).

(11/07/2018 04:23 PM)

Ruth Williams - Corresponding Member of the Australian Academy of Science

Congratulations to Professor Ruth Williams who has been named a Corresponding Member of the Australian Academy of Science.

(05/17/2018 10:04 AM)

SCAPDE - June 2-3, 2018

The Southern California Analysis and PDE (SCAPDE) 2018 conference will be held June 2-3, 2018 at UCSD. See conference website.

(05/08/2018 05:48 PM)

SCNTD - May 12, 2018

The next Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) conference will be held at UCSD on May 12, 2018. Please visit the conference website for further information:
https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scntd/2018/

(04/25/2018 12:22 PM)

Fan Chung Graham - thisweek@ucsandiego Feature

Professor Emeritus Fan Chung Graham has been featured in thisweek@ucsandiego.

(04/19/2018 08:33 PM)

Todd Kemp - 2017-18 Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Todd Kemp who has been selected for the 2017-18 Distinguished Teaching Award for UC San Diego Academic Senate Members.

(04/04/2018 11:25 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Program Ranked in Top 20 by USN&WR

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools, the UCSD Mathematics Ph.D. graduate program ranked #19. See UCSD News Release.

(03/20/2018 03:05 PM)

Fan Chung Graham - 2017 Euler Medal

Professor Emeritus Fan Chung Graham has been awarded the 2017 Euler Medal by the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (ICA). Euler Medals recognize distinguished lifetime career contributions to combinatorial research.

(03/01/2018 12:23 PM)

Mathematics and Music - March 15, 2018

Mathematics and Music - Communicating Complexity and Beauty: Mathematics professors Louis Rowen (Bar-Ilan University) and Dan Rogalski (UCSD) will perform Beethoven's Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Opus 102 No. 2. A discussion of the synergies between mathematics and music with music professor Miller Puckette (UCSD) will precede the performance. At the Conrad Prebys Music Center Room 264 from 5-7pm on Thursday, March 15, 2018. See flier. Please RSVP as space is limited. See event video.

(02/27/2018 10:38 AM)

SCAPDE - March 3-4, 2018

The Southern California Analysis and PDE (SCAPDE) 2018 conference will be held March 3-4, 2018 at UCSD. See conference website.

(02/27/2018 10:33 AM)

Lily Xu - Research Study Referenced in New York Times

New York Times article referenced a research study about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders that Professor Ronghui (Lily) Xu helped co-author with public health researchers. This study was published in the medical journal JAMA.

(02/23/2018 05:00 PM)

Ian Charlesworth Awarded NSF Postdoc

Congratulations to Stefan E. Warschawski Visiting Assistant Professor Ian Charlesworth who has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Postdoctoral Fellowship to work at UC Berkeley.

(02/02/2018 10:04 AM)

Communicating Mathematics in Movies - Feb. 5, 2018

Communicating Mathematics in Movies: Join award-winning documentary filmmaker Ekaterina Eremenko for a screening of The Discrete Charm of Geometry, followed by a Q&A led by Fields Medalist Efim Zelmanov about Eremenko’s work portraying mathematics and mathematicians on film. At the UCSD Price Center Theatre from 5:00-7:00pm on Monday, February 5, 2018.  Free and open to all UCSD faculty, staff and students. See flier. Please RSVP.

(01/28/2018 10:26 PM)

Jiawang Nie - 2018 SIAG/LA Best Paper Prize

Congratulations to Professor Jiawang Nie who has a paper that has been selected for the 2018 SIAG/Linear Algebra Best Paper Prize, which will be awarded at the 2018 SIAM ALA Conference in Hong Kong, May 4-8, 2018.

(01/28/2018 10:20 PM)

SCGAS - Jan. 27-28, 2018

The 25th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS) will be held at UCI this year on January 27-28th. The conference was organized jointly by UC Irvine and UC San Diego. Graduate students and junior faculty are encouraged to participate. Partial support is available. The conference website is https://www.math.uci.edu/~scgas/scgas-2018/2018.php.

(01/22/2018 03:49 PM)

Jeffrey Remmel Memorial - Jan. 9, 2018

The memorial event for Professor Jeffrey Remmel will be at the UCSD Faculty Club on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 2:00pm-5:00pm. See Jeffrey Remmel memorial website

(01/08/2018 02:30 PM)

2017

Linda Rothschild - Inaugural Fellow of AWM

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Linda Rothschild who has been named a member of the inaugural 2018 Class of AWM Fellows by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). 

(12/21/2017 11:03 AM)

James McKernan - 2018 Breakthrough Prize

Congratulations to Professor James McKernan who was awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, jointly with Christopher Hacon (University of Utah). McKernan and Hacon will share $3 million. See award ceremony video from National Geographic. See UCSD news release and thisweek@ucsandiego feature.

(12/03/2017 08:38 PM)

In Memoriam: Ronald K. Getoor, 1929-2017

Professor Emeritus Ronald K. Getoor died on October 28, 2017 at the age of 88.  See Ronald Getoor memorial website.

(11/27/2017 01:50 PM)

Peter Ebenfelt, Lei Ni - 2018 Fellows of the AMS

Congratulations to Professor Peter Ebenfelt and Professor Lei Ni who have been selected as members of the 2018 Class of Fellows of the AMS by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

(11/01/2017 01:23 PM)

Ruth Williams - 2017 WORMS Award for the Advancement of Women in OR/MS

Congratulations to Professor Ruth Williams who was awarded the 2017 WORMS Award for the Advancement of Women in Operations Research and the Management Sciences (OR/MS) by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

(10/25/2017 02:14 PM)

Jeffrey Remmel Memorial - Jan. 9, 2018

A memorial event for Professor Jeffrey Remmel will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at the UCSD Faculty Club. Please RSVP at the Jeffrey Remmel memorial website.

(10/23/2017 11:07 AM)

Dimitris Politis - Chair-Elect, Nonparametric Statistics Section, ASA 2017-2018

Congratulations to Dimitris Politis who has been elected as the Chair-Elect of the Section on Nonparametric Statistics of the American Statistical Association (ASA) 2017-2018.

(10/16/2017 07:30 PM)

Sam Buss - Bernard Bolzano Medal

Congratulations to Professor Sam Buss who was awarded the Bernard Bolzano Honorary Medal for Merit in the Mathematical Sciences by the Czech Academy of Sciences.

(10/16/2017 07:00 PM)

In Memoriam: Jeffrey B. Remmel, 1948-2017

Distinguished Professor Jeffrey B. Remmel died on September 29, 2017 at the age of 68.
See Jeffrey Remmel memorial website.

(10/06/2017 09:49 AM)

Rosenblatt Lectures 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017

The 2017 Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lecture Series in Applied Mathematics will be held from 3:00pm-6:30pm on October 20, 2017 at UCSD. Tamar Schlick (NYU) and David Donoho (Stanford) will speak. Register to attend at the lecture series website.

(10/05/2017 10:02 AM)

In Memoriam: John W. Evans, 1935-2017

Professor Emeritus John W. Evans died on August 20, 2017 at the age of 82. See UCSD Campus Notice.

(09/14/2017 01:21 PM)

In Memoriam: Ted Frankel, 1929-2017

Professor Emeritus Theodore "Ted" Frankel died on August 5, 2017 at the age of 88. See UCSD Campus Notice.

(08/31/2017 06:22 PM)

UCSD Mathematics Ranked 18th Globally (12th Nationally) by ShanghaiRanking

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2017 has ranked UCSD Mathematics 18th globally (12th nationally).

(08/30/2017 03:13 PM)

Jason Schweinsberg - 2017 IMS Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Jason Schweinsberg who has been elected as a 2017 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).

(05/03/2017 06:00 PM)

Adrian Ioana - ICM 2018 Invited Speaker

Professor Adrian Ioana has been selected as an invited speaker for the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) 2018 that will be held August 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Congratulations to Adrian for this distinct honor!

(04/20/2017 07:41 PM)

Geometry of Moduli Spaces Workshop - May 19-21, 2017

The workshop "Geometry of Moduli Spaces" will be held May 19-21, 2017 at UCSD.

(04/11/2017 05:41 PM)

Sean Curry - Best Doctoral Thesis 2016

Sean Curry is a recipient of the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in 2016 at The University of Auckland, New Zealand, for his thesis "Submanifolds in Conformal and CR Manifolds and Applications". Curry is currently a Stefan E. Warschawski Visiting Assistant Professor at UCSD.

(04/04/2017 12:40 PM)

SCAPDE - April 1-2, 2017

The Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (SCAPDE) 2017 conference will be held April 1-2, 2017 at UCSD.

(03/16/2017 05:02 PM)

SCNTD - March 4-5, 2017

The next Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) conference will be held at UCSD on March 4-5, 2017. Please visit the conference website for further information:
https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scntd/2017/

(02/13/2017 02:22 PM)

24th SCGAS at UCSD - February 11-12, 2017

The 24th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS) will be held February 11-12, 2017 in Center Hall 105 at UCSD. The seminar is an annual event supported by NSF, rotating between UCI and UCSD. This year's speakers are:

  • Tom Ilmanen (ETH)
  • Fang-Hua Lin (NYU)
  • William Minicozzi (MIT)
  • André Neves (Chicago)
  • Joel Spruck (Johns Hopkins)
  • Lu Wang (Wisconsin)
  • Michael Wolf (Rice)

The registration is FREE for UCSD faculty and students.

(02/03/2017 08:50 PM)

2016

Ruth Williams - 2016 John von Neumann Theory Prize

Professor Ruth Williams won the 2016 John von Neumann Theory Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), jointly with Martin Reiman. See UCSD news release and thisweek@ucsandiego feature

(11/14/2016 01:10 PM)

Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lectures in Applied Mathematics

The Murray and Adylin Rosenblatt Endowed Lecture Series in Applied Mathematics features lectures by eminent scholars who use mathematics and statistics in areas of application. Inaugural lectures will be:

  • Professor Robert Engle, NYU
    "Dynamic Conditional Beta"
    Oct. 21, 5-6:15pm, Galbraith Hall 242
  • Professor Catherine Constable, SIO, UCSD
    "Earth's Magnetic Field: Random Reversals, Stochastic Models, and Physical Interpretations"
    Oct. 22, 1:45-3pm, York Hall 2722

Free registration required to attend. See Rosenblatt lecture series details.

(10/17/2016 10:40 PM)

SCAPDE - October 15-16 at UCLA

The Southern California Analysis & PDE (SCAPDE) meeting will be on October 15-16, 2016 at UCLA

(10/10/2016 02:29 PM)

Peter Ebenfelt - Foreign Member of The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters

Congratulations to Professor Peter Ebenfelt who has been elected as a Foreign Member of The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. 

(10/06/2016 04:36 PM)

Kiran Kedlaya - 2016 George Polya Award

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has awarded Professor Kiran Kedlaya and his coauthors, Gordon Hamilton and Henri Picciotto, the 2016 George Polya Award for their expository article "Square-Sum Pair Partitions" in the College Mathematics Journal.

(08/08/2016 11:20 AM)

Fan Chung Graham - 2016 Academician of Academia Sinica

Congratulations to Professor Fan Chung Graham who has been elected as a 2016 Academician of Academia Sinica (Taiwan).

(07/14/2016 04:08 PM)

James McKernan - 2016 Simons Investigator

Congratulations to Professor James McKernan who has been selected as a 2016 Simons Investigator awardee by the Simons Foundation.

(06/17/2016 01:43 PM)

Laura Stevens - Outstanding Professor Award

Congratulations to Professor Laura Stevens who was honored with an Outstanding Professor Award by the UCSD Panhellenic Association at the 10th Annual Panhellenic Scholarship Banquet on May 26, 2016.

(05/31/2016 09:00 AM)

Faculty Expand Systematic Knowledge of Mathematics

UCSD Mathematics faculty Alina Bucur and Kiran Kedlaya are among an international group of mathematicians that developed the "L-functions and Modular Forms Database" - a catalog of mathematical objects and the connections between them.  Read the UCSD News Press Release.

(05/10/2016 08:39 AM)

SoCal Applied Math Symposium - June 4, 2016

The Southern California Applied Mathematics Symposium (SOCAMS) 2016 will be held on June 4, 2016 at the Claremont Colleges.

(04/19/2016 01:09 PM)

Math Majors Become Capped - Fall 2016

Effective Fall 2016, all undergraduate majors in the Department of Mathematics will become Capped.  This means that we will have enrollment targets for new and continuing students, and that any student not currently a math major (or not directly admitted into a math major) will need to first complete screening courses to change to a math major.  For more information, please go HERE (PDF).

(04/08/2016 02:58 PM)

Michael Holst - SIAM Fellow 2016

Congratulations to Professor Michael Holst who has been selected as a Class of 2016 Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

(03/31/2016 11:06 AM)

GradSWANTAG II - March 5, 2016

The Graduate Student Workshop in Algebra, Number Theory, and Algebraic Geometry (GradSWANTAG) will be held on March 5, 2016 from 9:30am-3:30pm in AP&M 6402. See GradSWANTAG website for details.

(02/24/2016 02:27 PM)

Lilit Martirosyan - 2016 Emil Artin Junior Prize

SEW Assistant Professor Lilit Martirosyan has been awarded the 2016 Emil Artin Junior Prize in Mathematics for her paper "The representation theory of the exceptional Lie superalgebras F(4) and G(3)" in the Journal of Algebra Vol. 419 (2014). See Notices of the AMS announcement.

(02/03/2016 10:52 AM)

Southern California Number Theory Day

The next Southern California Number Theory Day conference will take place Saturday, February 20 at UCSD.

(01/28/2016 12:46 PM)

2015

James McKernan - 2016 AMS Moore Prize

Professor James McKernan and 3 co-authors will receive the 2016 AMS E. H. Moore Research Article Prize for their article "Existence of minimal models for varieties of log general type," Journal of the AMS (2010).

(11/30/2015 10:07 AM)

Ian Agol - 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics

Ian Agol, Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley, has received the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Agol received his Ph.D. from the Mathematics Department at UCSD in 1998.

(11/18/2015 08:18 AM)

Complex Algebraic Geometry Conference - Jan. 15-18, 2016

The Complex Algebraic Geometry Conference 2016 will be hosted at UCSD on January 15-18, 2016.  Conference website: https://sites.google.com/site/complexalgebraicgeometry2016/

(11/10/2015 03:05 PM)

Jim Agler - 2016 Fellow of the AMS

Congratulations to Professor Jim Agler who has been selected as a 2016 Fellow of the AMS.

(11/10/2015 03:04 PM)

Undergraduate Awards for Excellence 2015-2016

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Physical Sciences Dean's Undergraduate Award for Excellence recipients in Mathematics: Leonardo Chan, Nathan Chen, Jaclyn Doo, Xinyi Ma, Tian Pan, Linda Wogulis, Siyue Wu, Yijun Zhou

(11/04/2015 10:20 AM)

Distinguished Colloquium: Martin Hairer - Oct. 29, 2015

Thursday, October 29, at 4:00pm in the AP&M 6402 Halkin Seminar Room.  Regius Professor Martin Hairer of The University of Warwick, winner of the 2014 Fields Medal, will speak on his groundbreaking work in stochastic analysis and mathematical physics. See poster.

(10/20/2015 04:39 PM)

WCOAS at UCSD - Oct. 10-11, 2015

The West Coast Operator Algebra Seminar (WCOAS) will be hosted at UCSD on October 10-11, 2015. The talks will be held in the AP&M building. For more information, see the conference's website: https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~rboutonn/WCOAS2015.html

(08/10/2015 03:46 PM)

Rayan Saab - Hellman Fellow 2015-2016

Congratulations to Professor Rayan Saab who has been selected as a 2015-2016 Hellman Fellow. See
https://evc.ucsd.edu/_resources/Hellman%20Fellowship%20Recipients.html

(06/03/2015 11:04 AM)

John Eggers - Outstanding Professor Award 2014-2015

Congratulations to Professor John Eggers who was presented with an Outstanding Professor Award for 2014-2015 by the Panhellenic Association at UCSD on May 27, 2015.

(05/28/2015 02:57 PM)

SCAPDE at UCSD - May 2-3, 2015

A conference in the Southern California Analysis and PDE (SCAPDE) series will be organized at UCSD on May 2-3, 2015. Information and a registration form can be found at https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scapde/

(04/17/2015 02:44 PM)

Laura Stevens - Distinguished Teaching Award 2014-2015

Congratulations to Professor Laura Stevens who has been selected as a recipient of a 2014-2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Academic Senate Members.

(04/01/2015 06:00 AM)

Fan Chung Graham - SIAM Fellow 2015

Congratulations to Professor Fan Chung Graham who has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for 2015.

(04/01/2015 05:00 AM)

SCNTD May 23, 2015 - Special Session

A special session of the Southern California Number Theory Day will be organized at UCSD on May 23, 2015. The conference will be followed by a dinner celebrating John Tate's 90th birthday. Visit the SCNTD website for more information.

(02/23/2015 06:00 AM)

SCNTD Conference

The Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) will be hosted at UCSD on February 14, 2015 in the AP&M building. Visit the SCNTD website for more information.

(01/29/2015 06:00 AM)

Cristian D. Popescu - 2015 Simons Fellow in Mathematics

Cristian D. Popescu was awarded one of the 2015 Simons Fellowships in Mathematics by the Simons Foundation. Professor Popescu will spend the 2015-2016 academic year as a Simons Fellow at Harvard University.

(01/09/2015 06:00 AM)

22nd Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar

The 22nd Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS) will be held at UCSD on February 7-8, 2015. This is an annual meeting which rotates between UCI and UCSD. 

(01/08/2015 06:00 AM)

2014

So Cal Algebraic Geometry Seminar 2014 on Nov. 15

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar (SoCalAGS) 2014 on November 15, 2014 in AP&M 6402

(10/07/2014 06:00 AM)

Summer School in Mathematical Biology

Summer School in Mathematical Biology: Spatial Problems from Cells to Tissues to Flocks. Monday, 9/22/2014 - Friday, 9/26/2014 in AP&M 6402, UCSD. For more information visit https://bcamley.physics.ucsd.edu/mathbiosummerschool.html or you may email Bo Li at: bli@math.ucsd.edu

(09/18/2014 06:00 AM)

Jiawang Nie - 2014 Young Researcher Prize

Congratulations to Jiawang Nie who was awarded the 2014 Young Researcher Prize by INFORMS Optimization Society (IOS).

(09/04/2014 06:00 AM)

Workshop on von Neumann algebras and ergodic theory

A workshop on von Neumann algebras and ergodic theory will be held at UCLA, MS 6627, in the period September 22nd-26th, 2014. For more information, see the workshop's website at https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~aioana/UCLA_workshop.html.

(08/08/2014 06:00 AM)

Brainstorm Workshop on Biological Molecules

Brainstorm Workshop on Biological Molecules, Cells, and Beyond, August 4 and 5, 2014, AP&M 6402, UCSD. Please email Bo Li (bli@math.ucsd.edu) if you have any questions.

(07/22/2014 06:00 AM)

Dimitris Politis - John von Neumann Visiting Professorship

Congratulations to Dimitris Politis who was awarded a John von Neumann Visiting Professorship.
(07/11/2014 06:00 AM)

Jelena Bradic - Hellman Fellow

Congratulations to Jelena Bradic, a 2014-2015 Hellman Fellow

(05/28/2014 06:00 AM)

Southern California Optimization Day 2014

The 2014 Southern California Optimization Day will be held in the Department of Mathematics, May 23rd 2014. For more information, see https://ccom.ucsd.edu/~socalopt/.
(05/08/2014 06:00 AM)

Kedlaya Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Kiran Kedlaya for winning a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship. See UCSD News Release.
(04/23/2014 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House 2014

On Thursday April 3rd and Friday April 4th, the UCSD Department of Mathematics will host its annual Open House for prospective graduate students who have been admitted for Fall 2014. The schedule of events is packed with two days of activities for prospective mathematics Ph.D. students. Program information is now available. Attendance restricted to invited students.

(03/31/2014 06:00 AM)

Memorial Conference for Salah Baouendi

A Memorial Conference will be held March 24-27, 2014 in Tunis, Tunisia to honor the memory of Salah Baouendi.

(01/14/2014 06:00 AM)

2013

Dean's Undergraduate Excellence Awards 2013

Congratulations to the following students, who have received a Dean's Undergraduate Excellence Award: Alexander Huang, Fengpei Li, Gulnara Fayzulina, Mengyi Gao, Samuel Tracy, Wenjing Yin.

(12/16/2013 06:00 AM)

2014 Fellows of the AMS

Congratulations to Patrick Fitzsimmons and Murray Rosenblatt, both of whom have been selected to the 2014 Class of the Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

(11/01/2013 06:00 AM)

WAGS 2013 - Nov. 9-10, 2013

UCSD is hosting the Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (WAGS) from November 9-10, 2013.

(10/04/2013 06:00 AM)

Conference on Stark's Conjectures and Related Topics

The "Conference on Stark's Conjectures and Related Topics" will be held here at UCSD from September 20th through September 22, 2013. For more information, visit the conference website.
(07/31/2013 06:00 AM)

CAARMS 19 - July 24-27, 2013

CAARMS (Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences) 19 will be held at UCSD from July 24-27, 2013. The program will include invited speakers, tutorials, and a graduate student poster session. The conference spotlights the accomplishments of mathematicians from underrepresented minority backgrounds, and is open to all. Conference Website.

(07/08/2013 06:00 AM)

Lily Xu - 2013 ASA Fellow

The American Statistical Association (ASA) announced that Professor Lily Xu is being honored as a 2013 ASA Fellow. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding professional contributions to and leadership in the field of statistical science.
(06/06/2013 06:00 AM)

Team Wins D4D Challenge Prize 2013

Professor David Meyer and the research team of Orest Bucicovschi, Rex Douglass, Megha Ram, David Rideout, and Dongjin Song were awarded the Best Scientific Project prize in the Data for Development (D4D) Challenge 2013 for their research in "Analyzing social divisions using cell phone data". See UCSD News Release.
(05/03/2013 06:00 AM)

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.
(04/19/2013 06:00 AM)

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: https://www.math.ucsd.edu/ProbStatsDay/
(03/26/2013 06:00 AM)

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.

(03/26/2013 06:00 AM)

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.
(03/08/2013 06:00 AM)

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

(02/26/2013 06:00 AM)

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 jsterben@math.ucsd.edu for travel funding.
(02/25/2013 06:00 AM)

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 scgas@math.ucsd.edu any questions.
(02/19/2013 06:00 AM)

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.
(02/14/2013 06:00 AM)

NSF CAREER Awards 2013

Adrian Ioana and Todd Kemp have each been awarded prestigious NSF CAREER grants. Congratulations to Adrian and Todd!
(01/31/2013 06:00 AM)

Mathematics Major Receives 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.
(01/30/2013 06:00 AM)

Lie Theory Workshop

UCSD will host the winter meeting of the Lie Theory Workshop, January 19-20, 2013. The speakers will be Misha Kapovich, Bert Kostant, Alex Lubotzky, Amir Mohammadi, Vera Serganova, Terry Tao, and Nolan Wallach. All talks will be in 6402 AP&M. More information here.
(01/08/2013 06:00 AM)

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.
(01/04/2013 06:00 AM)

2012

Fellows of the AMS

The inaugural Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) were just announced: https://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows/ams-fellows. Please congratulate the following UCSD faculty who were named: Donald Anderson, Fan Chung Graham, Bruce Driver, Adriano Garsia, Ron Getoor, Ron Graham, Bill Helton, Kiran Kedlaya, Jim Lin, Burt Rodin, Linda Rothschild, Lance Small, Harold Stark, Audrey Terras, Nolan Wallach, Ruth Williams, Efim Zelmanov

(11/01/2012 06:00 AM)

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar

The Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar will be taking place on Saturday, November 17, 2012. Speakers include Sabin Cautis, Emanuele Macri, Andrei Negut and Ben Williams.
(10/29/2012 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Adrian Ioana

Professor Adrian Ioana has been awarded an European Mathematical Society (EMS) Prize at the 2012 European Congress of Mathematicians in Krakow, Poland.

(07/05/2012 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Alina Bucur

The Microsoft Research eXtreme Computing Group gifted $5,000 to the University of California, San Diego to support the number theory research conference being organized by Dr. Alina Bucur in 2013.
(07/03/2012 06:00 AM)

Microsoft Gifts $2,500 to UCSD AWM

Microsoft Research has for the second year 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.
(06/05/2012 06:00 AM)

Alina Bucur - Hellman Fellow

Congratulations to Alina Bucur, a 2012-2013 Hellman Fellow.

(05/21/2012 06:00 AM)

Congratulations - Dimitris Politis

Professor Dimitris Politis has received the 2009-2011 Tjalling C. Koopmans Econometric Theory Prize - awarded once every three years for the best article published in the journal Econometric Theory over that period.

(05/03/2012 12:00 AM)

Congratulations - Ruth Williams

Professor Ruth Williams has just been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Notice.
(05/01/2012 06:00 AM)

SCAPDE Conference 2012

The next Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (SCAPDE) Conference will be held at UCSD on May 5-6, 2012.
(04/25/2012 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2012

On Thursday April 5th and Friday April 6th, the UCSD Department of Mathematics will host its annual Open House for prospective graduate students who have been admitted for Fall 2012. The schedule of events is packed with two days of activities for prospective mathematics Ph.D. students. Program information is now available.

(03/27/2012 06:00 AM)

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminars

The next Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar will be here at UCSD on Saturday March 10, 2012.
(03/01/2012 06:00 AM)

Salah Baouendi Memorial - March 8, 2012

A Salah Baouendi Memorial Event is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2012 at the UCSD Faculty Club. Please RSVP.
(02/24/2012 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Alireza Salehi Golsefidy

Alireza has been awarded a 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Complete list of recipients.
(02/16/2012 06:00 AM)

SCNTD - February 26, 2012

This year's Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) is on February 26, 2012. For a schedule of talks and registration, visit the conference page. 

(02/13/2012 06:00 AM)

In Memoriam: Professor Salah Baouendi

Salah Baouendi died peacefully in his home on December 24, 2011. He will be greatly missed. See news release. A Salah Baouendi Memorial Fund has been established in his honor.
(01/05/2012 06:00 AM)

2011

Jacques Verstraete Elected as SIAM Program Director

Professor Jacques Verstraete has been elected as Program Director of the SIAM Discrete Mathematics group.

(12/14/2011 12:00 AM)

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.

(10/20/2011 06:00 AM)

Quarterly Colloquium sponsored by Microsoft Research

Microsoft Research has provided the Department $5,000 to sponsor one of the Departments colloquia per quarter.
(10/11/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(09/20/2011 06:00 AM)

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.

(08/17/2011 06:00 AM)

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. 

(06/08/2011 06:00 AM)

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".

(06/06/2011 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Todd Kemp

Professor Todd Kemp has been selected as a Hellman Fellow for 2011-2012.

(05/03/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(05/03/2011 06:00 AM)

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."
(04/20/2011 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Dimitris Politis

Professor Dimitris Politis has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2011-2012.

(04/07/2011 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Dragos Oprea

Professor Dragos Oprea has received a 2011 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship.
(04/06/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(04/01/2011 06:00 AM)

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).
(03/30/2011 06:00 AM)

Kyoto Prize Symposium:

Mathematician 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

(03/29/2011 06:00 AM)

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
(03/04/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(02/28/2011 06:00 AM)

SCGAS Conference on February 26-27, 2011

18th Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS)
University of California, San Diego
February 26-27, 2011
(02/18/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(02/07/2011 06:00 AM)

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..

(01/28/2011 06:00 AM)

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.
(01/06/2011 06:00 AM)

2010

Math Grad Student Dan Schultheis

... has been awarded a Summer Graduate Teaching Fellowship for 2011. Professor David Meyer will be his faculty mentor while teaching Math 20F during the summer session.

(12/17/2010 12:00 AM)

UCSD Holiday Closure 2010-2011

During the 2010 holiday season, UC San Diego, including the Department of Mathematics will officially close for 16 days between Saturday, December 18, 2010 and Sunday, January 2, 2011. The department will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2011. Happy holidays!

(12/16/2010 06:00 AM)

2010-2011 Physical Sciences Dean's Award

Congratulations to the following Math Majors: Matthew Ming Cha, Allyson Chee, Jacky Chong, Duy Dao, Kamron Farman-Farmaian, Robert Rivera, Briana West.
(10/28/2010 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Prof Ruth Williams

Ruth Williams was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science by La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia on October 21, 2010.
(10/28/2010 06:00 AM)

Career Seminar - Math Club Event

Wednesday, 03 November 2010 16:00 - 18:00 at APM 2402 What can you do with a Math Major? Former UCSD Math students will come in and talk about their careers.
Emily Shen - BA Applied Mathematics 1994
Brian Long - BA Math-App Sci/BS Management Sci/BA Psychology, 2000 and JD Law, 2003
Joey Hammer - BA Math-Computer Sci/Music-ICAM, 2005 and MS Computer Sci, 2007
(10/25/2010 06:00 AM)

October 20 - World Statistics Day

Celebrating the many contributions & achievements of official statistics. Service : Professionalism : Integrity
(10/19/2010 06:00 AM)

Workshop to honor Prof Bill Helton

Control, Optimization & Functional Analysis: Synergies and Perspectives,
October 2-4, 2010, Banquet, Saturday, October 2.
Workshop Program. Banquet Registration etc. 

(09/22/2010 06:00 AM)

National Institute of Health Grant

Professors Li-Tien Cheng , Bo Li, and Andrew McCammon (Chemistry and Biochemistry) have been awarded a National Institute of Health grant of $1.2M to conduct interdisciplinary research on biomolecular interactions with applications to rational drug design.
(08/24/2010 06:00 AM)

International Congress of Mathematicians, 2010

The ICM, 2010 started today in Hyderabad, India, and Professor Kiran Kedlaya has been invited to give a 45-min talk in the Number Theory Section.
(08/18/2010 06:00 AM)

2010 Summer Qual prep Sessions

Schedule
(08/03/2010 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Ruth Williams.

Professor Ruth Williams has been selected as the next President-elect of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

(07/13/2010 06:00 AM)

Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, May 1, 2010

The AWM local chapter hosted a conference for Southern California Mathematics Majors. More Information.
(05/18/2010 06:00 AM)

GAANN Grant Awarded

The Mathematics Department has been awarded a Dept of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant providing financial support to Ph.D. students.
(05/18/2010 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Laura Stevens

Laura Stevens has been selected for the Outstanding Professor Award by the UCSD Panhellenic Association.
(05/11/2010 06:00 AM)

2010-11 Hellman Faculty Fellow

Mathematics Department faculty member Dragos Oprea has been named a UC San Diego Hellman Faculty Fellow for 2009-2010.

(05/05/2010 06:00 AM)

6th Structured Integrators Workshop

Melvin Leok and Michael Holst are hosting the 6th Structured Integrators Workshop on April 26-27, 2010, at UCSD. Information.
(04/16/2010 06:00 AM)

San Diego Science Festival - Math Dept Participation

Undergraduate and Graduate students from UCSD's Math Department spent a day at the San Diego Science Festival, teaching kids how math can be fun with several exhibits, including a graph coloring activity, a project on the geometry of origami, and a topological twist on Tic-Tac-Toe.
(04/07/2010 06:00 AM)

Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations Conference

UCSD is hosting the Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations Conference at UCSD. For more information, please visit: https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scapde/

(03/31/2010 06:00 AM)

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Conference

April 3, UC San Diego, AP&M 6402. Information.
(03/24/2010 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2010

The department of mathematics is hosting an open house for newly admitted graduate students entering Fall 2010.

(03/22/2010 06:00 AM)

PCGM26 Conference

The Center for Computational Mathematics, with support from the UCSD Division of Physical Sciences, is hosting the 26th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting (PCGM26) on March 26-27, 2010. For more information: https://ccom.ucsd.edu/~pcgm26/
(03/15/2010 06:00 AM)

LMIPO Tutorial Workshop

Jiawang Nie and Bill Helton are organizing a workshop on Linear Matrix Inequalities and Polynomial Optimization (LMIPO) on March 22-25. For more information visit LMIPO at UCSD
(03/12/2010 06:00 AM)

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NUMBER THEORY DAY

Wee Teck Gan, Cristian Popescu, Harold Stark, with financial support from the NSA and UCSD are hosting the Southern California Number Theory Day at UCSD. For more information, please visit https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~scntd/
(02/22/2010 06:00 AM)

Conference on Tropical Geometry and Mirror Symmetry

Mark Gross (UCSD), Ilia Itenberg (Strasbourg), Ludmil Katzarkov (Miami), Yan Soibelman (KSU), Ilia Zharkov (KSU) are organizing a conference at UCSD on Tropical Geometry and Mirror Symmetry. For more information http://www.math.ucsd.edu/~mgross/ctgms/
(02/08/2010 06:00 AM)

2009

Math Dept 2009 Outstanding TA Awards

Congratulations to: Will Garner, Kevin McGown and Hieu Nguyen 

(11/10/2009 06:00 AM)

New Mathematics Graduate Student Handbook

Available now.
(11/06/2009 06:00 AM)

CCoM Conference on Adaptive & Multilevel Methods

To be held in honor of Professor Randy Bank's 60th Birthday UCSD November 13-14, 2009.

(10/27/2009 06:00 AM)

2009 Physical Sciences Dean's Awards

Congratulations to all divisional recipients of these awards. Our Math Department recipients are Luke Rhee, Konstantin Dragomiretskiy, Yue Zhou, Shishir Agrawal and Bryce Terwilliger. There will be an awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct 29 at 5:30pm.
(10/27/2009 06:00 AM)

Prof Jiawang Nie

... has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award for "Linear Matrix Inequality Representations in Optimization".

(10/05/2009 06:00 AM)

Prof Jiawang Nie

... was selected as a finalist for the Mathematical Programming Society's Tucker Prize. The prize is awarded for outstanding doctoral theses.
(10/01/2009 06:00 AM)

Professor Efim Zelmanov

... will deliver the annual Royal Irish Academy Hamilton Lecture on Hamilton Day, October 16, on the topic "Noncommutative Algebra: from Hamilton to our time".
(09/29/2009 06:00 AM)

San Diego Math Circles Teams

.... placed eighth nationwide in Division A and fifth in Division B - congratulations! Press Release
(06/04/2009 06:00 AM)

Prof Jeff Rabin

... has been named this year's winner of the UCSD Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award for his role as a teacher and mentor to undergraduates and to future mathematics teachers.
(06/01/2009 06:00 AM)

Ilse Warschawski - $1 million trust to UC San Diego

... in honor of her late husband and founder of the University's Department of Mathematics, Stefan (Steve) Warschawski. The gift is split between the Mathematics Department and the Moores Cancer Center. See UCSD News Release.

(05/21/2009 06:00 AM)

2009-10 Hellman Faculty Fellows

Mathematics Department faculty members, Ery Arias-Castro and Jiawang Nie, have been named Hellman Faculty Fellows for 2009-2010..

(05/05/2009 06:00 AM)

Prof Ruth Williams

... has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Announcement.

(04/20/2009 06:00 AM)

Prof Daniel Wulbert -

...has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant to perform research & lecture in southwest India during the 2009-2010 academic year. Further information
(04/17/2009 06:00 AM)

Southern California Number Theory Day

UC San Diego : May 9 : 2009. Information
(04/08/2009 06:00 AM)

UCSD Association for Women in Math

... have been awarded a MAA Tensor Grant for Spring 2009-2010.
(04/07/2009 06:00 AM)

FIPSE Conference

FIPSE Conference for 2009 will be hosted this year on April 17th - 18th. Schedule information is now available.
(04/06/2009 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2009

The department of mathematics is hosting an open house for newly admitted graduate students entering Fall 2009.

(03/16/2009 06:00 AM)

Southern California Optimization Day

Thursday, March 19, 2009. Information & Schedule.
(03/04/2009 06:00 AM)

The C.L. Powell Distinguished Lecture

The Spirit of Algebra - Claudio Procesi, Professor of Mathematics, University of Rome.
Thursday, March 5, 4:00pm. AP&M 6402.
Reception at 3:00pm, 6th Floor Lobby
(02/23/2009 06:00 AM)

Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar

16th SCGAS - UC San Diego.
February 21 & 22, 2009. Information
(02/09/2009 06:00 AM)

Professor David Meyer,

...has been awarded the inaugural George W & Carol A, Lattimer Campus Professorship for 2009-2011 for an interdisciplinary project on "Geometry and the Topology of Elections".
(01/30/2009 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Prof Jeff Rabin

Prof Rabin has received the 2009 UCSD Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award.
(01/09/2009 06:00 AM)

2008

Ax Fellow for 2008

Graduate Student Franklin Kenter is the new Ax Fellow for 2008.

(12/16/2008 12:00 AM)

Outstanding TA Awards

The Fall Outstanding TA Awards go to Jon Armel and Oded Yacobi - congratulations.
(12/15/2008 06:00 AM)

2008 Dean's Undergraduate Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to: Aris Alexandradinata, Sarah Elghraoui, Kathryn Farrell, Candice Huynh, Rudy Perkins, Steven Rocha and Brennan Pursley.
(11/07/2008 06:00 AM)

Professor Ruth Williams - INFORMS Award

Ruth Williams with Amber Puha (CSUSM) and Christian Gromoll (UVa) - received the Best Publication Award from the INFORMS Applied Probability Society.
Citation: For solving outstanding difficult problems concerning processor sharing systems. The award is given every two years.

(10/28/2008 06:00 AM)

Professor Ruth Williams

was recently elected as a Fellow of INFORMS, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

(10/21/2008 06:00 AM)

Career Seminar - Actuarial Information Session

Thursday, October 16, 2008 AP&M B402A ... 11:00 to 12:30pm.

(10/14/2008 06:00 AM)

Mohammad Jamall

- has been named an ARCS Scholar for 2008-2009.

(09/24/2008 06:00 AM)

Emre Mengi

- received an Honorable Mention at the Householder XVII Symposium for his PhD Dissertation entitled "Measures for Robust Stability and Controllability". Announcement
(09/23/2008 06:00 AM)

8th Brauer Group Meeting

- was held recently at Colorado State University in honor of Adrian Wadsworth. Information
(07/16/2008 06:00 AM)

Complex Analysis 2008 Meeting

- a Swiss Mathematical Society event was held in Fribourg Switzerland, July 7 to 11 in honor of Linda Rothschild.

(07/16/2008 06:00 AM)

2008-09 Hellman Faculty Fellows

Congratulations to Jacques Verstraete for being one of the 2008-2009 recipients.
Full list of recipients.

(06/17/2008 06:00 AM)

Math Club Integration Bee Winners

Graduate: 1. Mike Kinnally 2. Chris Nelson
Upper-div: 1. Jeremy Hanson 2. Rene Claus
Lower-div: 1. Jim Quach 2. Chester Ferrer

Congratulations to the winners, thank you to everyone who participated and to Laura Stevens, Bruce Arnold and Will Garner for judging!
(05/22/2008 06:00 AM)

Lecturer Position 2008-2009

Lecturer Position 2008-2009: Application Deadline May 30, 2008
(05/07/2008 06:00 AM)

FIPSE Conference

Preparing the Next Generation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers: How Pedagogy Emerges from Learning Mathematics May 2-3, 2008 https://www.math.ucsd.edu/~fipse/2008/
(04/17/2008 06:00 AM)

Number Theory Day

Spring session of the Southern California Number Theory Day at UCSD on Saturday, May 31. Conference website
(04/16/2008 06:00 AM)

Guershon Harel - Invited Address

MAA MathFest, Madison Wisconsin, July 31 2008.
"Intellectual Need and its Role in Mathematical Instruction."
(04/11/2008 06:00 AM)

MDTP San Diego Workshop -

was held on March 29. The workshop was organized by Bruce Arnold and speakers included UCSD Professors, Jeff Rabin and Alfred Manaster. Information.
(04/11/2008 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2008

Thursday, April 3, 2008 - Friday, April 4, 2008.
The department of mathematics is hosting an open house for newly admitted graduate students entering Fall 2008.

(03/27/2008 06:00 AM)

AMS-MAA Joint Meetings - San Diego

Fan Chung-Graham - Invited Address on "The mathematics of PageRank", Tuesday, Jan 8, 2008
and Audrey Terras - AWM Emmy Noether Lecture on "Fun with zeta functions of graphs", Monday, Jan 7, 2008.
General Web Page

(01/03/2008 06:00 AM)

2007

Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations Conference

UC San Diego : January 12-13, 2008. Information.
(12/10/2007 06:00 AM)

University of California Lie Theory Workshop

A conference in honor of Prof. Georgia Benkart.
February 16-18, 2008. Information

(12/05/2007 06:00 AM)

Association for Women in Mathematics

A new student chapter of the AWM has been established at UCSD. Information
UC San Diego Student Chapter - President: Maia Averett, Vice President: Kristin Jehring Secretary: Michelle Snider. Faculty sponsor: Kate Okikiolu.
Note: You do not have to be a woman to join AWM!
(12/03/2007 06:00 AM)

Glenn Tesler - Participant in Domestic Cat Genome Sequencing

A report in the current issue of the journal Genome Research details the first assembly, annotation, and comparative analysis of the domestic cat genome (Felis catus ). News Release
(11/15/2007 06:00 AM)

Outstanding TA Awards

The 2007 Outstanding TA Awards go to Larissa Horn and Dave Clark. We thank all those faculty and grad students who nominated many individuals for the award.

(11/09/2007 06:00 AM)

Professor Ruth Williams wins INFORMS Award

Ruth Williams with Amber Puha (CSUSM) and Christian Gromoll (UVa) - received the Best Publication Award from the INFORMS Applied Probability Society.
Citation: For solving outstanding difficult problems concerning processor sharing systems. The award is given every two years.
(11/08/2007 06:00 AM)

Career Seminar - Actuarial Studies

Interested in Actuarial Studies as a career?

PacifiCare employee and alumni, Crystal and colleagues will lead an information session:
Thursday, Nov 15, 4:30pm AP&M B412
(11/06/2007 06:00 AM)

Physical Sciences Dean's Award

6 Math Majors will be receive Dean's Awards today Friday, November 2.
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm ---- Natural Science Building, Front Plaza

Congratulations to - Franklin Kenter, Van Cat Nguyen, Conner Sawaske, Jennifer Webster, Vitaly Katsnelson and David Lipshutz.

(11/02/2007 06:00 AM)

UCSD to Reopen October 29, 2007

UCSD will reopen and resume classes on Monday, October 29, 2007.
(10/25/2007 06:00 AM)

UCSD CLOSED

UCSD is CLOSED through Friday, October 26, 2007 due to poor air quality from regional wildfires. All classes are cancelled. Non-essential employees are asked to stay home.

(10/23/2007 06:00 AM)

Workshop on Geometric Evolution Equations

October 20-21, 2007, APM 6402
Program
(10/12/2007 06:00 AM)

Maia Averett - Congratulations

Maia has recently been awarded a Presidential Dissertation Year Fellowship for the year 2007-2008.
(09/28/2007 06:00 AM)

New Graduate Student Orientation

September 17 to 21.

(09/13/2007 06:00 AM)

Leslie Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis

Emri Mengi has received a Second Prize in the Leslie Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis (2007) competition, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its Application, at Oxford University.
(07/23/2007 06:00 AM)

Applying to Graduate School Seminar

Are you thinking of applying to Math Graduate School in the future?
Join our panel: UCSD Profs Bank and Lin; Grad Students, Dave Clark (Head TA) and Manda Riehl; SDSU Dept Chair Prof Sam Shen, to get the inside information.
Tuesday, May 29, 2:00-3:30pm, B412 (AP&M)
(05/24/2007 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Michael Holst

Professor Holst has been named one of the four Outstanding Faculty Mentors by the Academic Enrichment Programs Office.
(05/21/2007 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Randy Bank

Professor Bank has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award.

(05/21/2007 06:00 AM)

Congratulations to Harold Stark

Professor Stark has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Academy Announcement
UC San Diego Announcement
(05/01/2007 06:00 AM)

John Eggers Earns Outstanding Professor

John Eggers has been selected as the Revelle College Outstanding Professor in Physical Sciences/Mathematics for 2006-2007.
(04/16/2007 06:00 AM)

50th Annual High School Honors Math Contest

The department and the Greater San Diego Math Council are sponsoring the 50th Annual High School Honors Math Contest at UCSD on Saturday, April 21, 2007 from 7:45 am - 12:15 pm. Contact Bruce Arnold at (858) 534-3298 or barnold@ucsd.edu for contest details.
(04/04/2007 06:00 AM)

MDTP San Diego Conference

Thursday, March 29, 3:30 - 7:15 pm
This conference will focus on issues about teaching mathematical problem solving for classroom teachers of middle and high school mathematics. Conference brochure.
(03/16/2007 06:00 AM)

Math Club Career Seminar

Thursday: March 1: 3:00pm: AP&M B412
Reena Deutsch - 1996 PhD Graduate, now retired.
Pong Woo & Jessica Murray - EMB America LLC.
William Otondo - Vice President Isensix, retired.
For more information on our presenters please see the Math Club
(02/26/2007 06:00 AM)

First UC San Diego Math Workshop in Statistics

Workshop in Statistics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics:
Model selection and Statistical Learning
Thursday, March 15th, 2007
This one-day workshop is in honor of Hirotogu Akaike, in conjunction with H. Akaike's Kyoto Prize ceremony.
(02/20/2007 06:00 AM)

Southern California Algebraic Geometry Seminar

February 24, 2007, 9:30am - 4:30pm
The seminar will be held in the AP&M building, UC San Diego, room 6402.
Information
(02/20/2007 06:00 AM)

Math Club - Special Seminar

Professor Cristian Popescu will speak on Math and beyond!
Today, Thursday, Feb 15 3:00pm
(in Room AP&M B412)
(02/15/2007 06:00 AM)

Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar

14th SCGAS
University of California, San Diego
February 10-11, 2007.
(01/29/2007 06:00 AM)

Kiplinger Ranks UCSD Number 8!

UCSD ranks in the Kiplinger's rankings, of the top 100 public schools that combine outstanding value with a first-class education.

(01/24/2007 06:00 AM)

Professor Ruth Williams

- has been selected to be Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the 7th World Congress in Probability and Statistics to be held in July 2008 in Singapore.
This congress convenes every four years, and is the premier international meeting in probability and mathematical statistics.

(01/17/2007 06:00 AM)

Southern California Number Theory Day

UCSD, January 27, 2007 - Wee Teck Gan, Cristian Popescu, and Harold Stark are organizing SCNTD - 2007.

(01/17/2007 06:00 AM)

2006

UCSD Senior Luis Guerrero Wins $2000 from AMS

Luis Guerrero won $2000 from the AMS and a TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator from Texas Instruments in the game Who Wants to Be a Mathematician at the SACNAS national conference in Tampa, FL October 28.

(12/05/2006 06:00 AM)

2010 Physical Sciences Dean's Awards

Seven (7) mathematics students are among the 18 recipients of Dean's Undergraduate Awards for Excellence. They are: Jonathan Kommemi, Johnny Tam, Christopher Shum, Elizabeth Reed, Jenny Chu, Simone McCloskey and Xinyi Lin (Physics Double Major). There will be an award ceremony on Friday Oct 27, 1:30pm, NSB Front Lawn. Congratulations!

(10/18/2006 06:00 AM)

Dept of Education (ED) Award

The US Dept of Education has awarded the department a three year grant of $557,877 to develop, assess and disseminate a professional development program for high school math teachers. The approach was developed by Guershon Harel.
(10/09/2006 06:00 AM)

Salah Baouendi is Elected to Executive Committee

Professor Salah Baouendi has been elected to the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) General Assembly.
(10/05/2006 06:00 AM)

Misha Alekhnovich - Memorial Gathering

There will an informal gathering where friends and colleagues of Misha can share memories and thoughts.
Monday, August 21, 2:00pm, CSE EBU 3b, room 1202.
The IAS discrete mathematics web site has a short obituary notice for Misha.
(08/18/2006 06:00 AM)

2006-2007 Hellman Fellow

Aurore Delaigle has been named a Hellman Fellow for 2006-2007. The awards consisted of eight in Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences and seven from Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Engineering.

(05/11/2006 06:00 AM)

Mathematics for New Age Structures

Phil Gill collaborates with MAE Professor Bob Skelton and Milenko Masic to devise mathematics for new age structures.

(05/08/2006 06:00 AM)

Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to John Eggers on winning a 2006 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award.

(05/02/2006 06:00 AM)

FPSAC '06

Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics 2006.
Pacific Beach - San Diego. June 19-23
Information and registration
(04/14/2006 06:00 AM)

The Southern California Number Theory Day (SCNTD) 2006 - May 6th, 2006

Schedule and registration is now available.
(04/10/2006 06:00 AM)

Jeff Rabin presents at Last Lecture Series

University Centers Wednesday March 1, 12noon
Gallery A, Price Center. 

(02/28/2006 06:00 AM)

Peter Ebenfelt and Michael Viscardi Reception

A reception to honor Michael Viscardi, the Siemens Westinghouse Competition $100,000 scholarship winner and his mentor, Peter Ebenfelt, will be held Monday, February 27, 2006 in the Faculty Lounge, AP&M 7356 at 3:30 pm. Please come congratulate Michael and Peter and share some refreshments. Prof. Ebenfelt will be presented with a check from Siemens for his role in Michael's achievements.
(02/16/2006 06:00 AM)

SAGE Workshop

The first annual mini-conference and workshop about the computer algebra system SAGE will be held in the UCSD mathematics department February 4-5, 2006.
(01/26/2006 06:00 AM)

2006 ICM - Madrid, August 22-23

International Congress of Mathematicians 2006 invited plenary and section speakers. Professor Linda Rothschild will participate as a Section Lecturer.

(01/03/2006 06:00 AM)

2005

Michael Viscardi wins National Science Competition

The Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology - The $100,000 scholarship winner of the individual prize is Michael Viscardi of San Diego, California.
(12/05/2005 06:00 AM)

Are you a Math Major?

Want to find out what careers are available to you? Come to the Math Club Career Seminar - Thursday, Nov 17, 3:30pm APM 2402.
Robert Sanchez, VP & CTO, inCode - Wireless Technology
Jeff Jolley, VP & Chief Actuary, Pacific Life Insurance
Refreshments will be served!
(11/09/2005 06:00 AM)

Noncommutative Algebra Conference -

- in honor of Professor Lance Small's 65th Birthday.
UCSD, February 18-20, 2006. Details.

(11/09/2005 06:00 AM)

2005 Dean's Awards

The Dean's Undergraduate Awards for Excellence 2005 Math Dept recipients are:
George Bouvier, Will Garner, Crystal Li, Jonathan Luk, Patrick Sanan, Michael Skirvin and Heidi Tan. 
Congratulations!

(10/21/2005 06:00 AM)

DOE's Office of Science Award for Math Research to-

Math Dept Professor Michael Holst a Principal Investigator in a team led by Mitchell Luskin, University of Minnesota and including Eric Bylaska of Pacific Northwest Nat. Lab.
Project: Multiscale Design of Advanced Material based on Hybrid Ab-Initio and Quasicontinuum Methods.
Full list of projects.
(07/22/2005 06:00 AM)

Mathematics Workshop

Workshop on Geometric Analysis and Flows
Mathematics Department, AP&M Room 6438
University of California, San Diego
July 18-22, 2005
(07/18/2005 06:00 AM)

Bruce Arnold - Outstanding Teacher Award

Bruce Arnold - GSDMC (Greater San Diego Mathematics Council) College Level Outstanding 2004-2005 Classroom Mathematics Teacher Award.
In April Bruce coordinated the very successful 48th Annual Honor's Math Contest, sponsored by GSDMC and UCSD. This year 133 students from 18 schools participated.
(06/17/2005 06:00 AM)

Glenn Tesler - Hellman Fellow

Congratulations to Glenn Tesler, a 2005-06 Hellman Fellow.

(05/18/2005 06:00 AM)

Math Club - Career Seminar

Thinking of Graduate School in Mathematics? Come and hear and question our panel on preparing and applying to grad school.
2:30pm Tuesday, May 24 - APM6438
Refreshments will be served
(05/18/2005 06:00 AM)

Southern California Number Theory Day

UCSD, May 21, 2005 - Details
(05/16/2005 06:00 AM)

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Salah Baouendi and Linda Rothschild on being elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
(04/26/2005 06:00 AM)

UCSD Mathematics Graduate Open House for 2006

April 06 - April 07.

(03/21/2005 06:00 AM)

Algebraic Thinking Institute

The UCSD-TV On Beyond program about the Algebraic Thinking Institute, "Innovation in Math Teaching" is now available on-line. You may access the whole On Beyond show or just the ATI segment in Real Player.
(03/04/2005 06:00 AM)

Glenn Tesler - Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Glenn Tesler - a 2005 recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship for his research in Molecular Biology.
Serge Belongie from Computer Science & Engineering is also a 2005 recipient..

(02/25/2005 06:00 AM)


Cristian Popescu-Simion Stoilow Prize

Cristian Popescu has won the 2004 Simion Stoilow Prize of the Romanian Academy of Science for his paper, "Base Change for Stark-type Conjectures over Z" (Journal fur die Reine und Angew. Mathematik, Vol 542 (2002), pp 85-111).
(01/03/2005 06:00 AM)

2004

Glenn Tesler - Union-Tribune Articles

Glenn Tesler (Math) and Pavel Pevzner (CSE):
UCSD Pair Contributes to Chicken's DNA Map - Dec 15.
Duo fascinated by fowl - Dec 10

(12/15/2004 06:00 AM)

Ben Raphael - Burroughs Wellcome Award

Ben, a recent UCSD Math PhD, has been awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award. Ben is currently a Sloan Post Doc in the Computer Science & Engineering.
Ben was one of the founding administrators of MathStorm, the Graduate Consulting Group.

(11/01/2004 06:00 AM)

Fall Career Seminar for Math Majors

Tuesday November 9, 3:30 pm. APM 6438
What have these people done with a Math Degree?
Cynthia Anfinson - Asst Prof, Palomar College;
Steve Hart - Co-Founder & CTO, ViaSat;
Bill Porto - Exec Vice-Pres, Natural Selection Inc.
(10/27/2004 06:00 AM)

Persi Diaconis 60th Birthday Conference

A 60th Birthday Conference in honor of Persi Diaconis will be held at UCSD in January, 2005.

(10/18/2004 06:00 AM)

MATHSTORM - Graduate Consulting Group

MathStorm: Looking for a mathematician to consult with for your research work? Check out the MathStorm: Graduate Mathematics Consulting Group.
(10/04/2004 06:00 AM)

NSF Award - Professor Fan Chung Graham

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year $1.3 million Information Technology Research (ITR) grant to Professor Fan Chung Graham and Professor Andrew C. Yao, Princeton, to address the theoretical foundation for interactive computing.

(09/30/2004 06:00 AM)

Dimitris Politis - Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellow

Professor Politis received the award for innovative methodology in the analysis of time series and models of spatial dependence, as well as, groundbreaking theory in nonparametric statistics.
(08/31/2004 06:00 AM)

Mathematics - Building a gold medal team

Union-Tribune article by Mark Thiemens: Dean, Division of Physical Sciences. August 27, 2004
(08/31/2004 06:00 AM)

The Combinatorics of Large Sparse Graphs

An NSF-CBMS Regional Conference
June 7-11, 2004
Department of Mathematics, Cal State San Marcos
A series of ten lectures by Fan Chung Graham (UCSD)
(06/02/2004 06:00 AM)

Nolan Wallach Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics Professor Nolan Wallach has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Details in a UCSD news release.

(05/06/2004 06:00 AM)

Spring Career Seminar for Math Majors

The department is hosting a Career Seminar for Math Majors at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 in AP&M 6438. Speakers include Robert Hecht-Nielsen, Beth Smith, and Saul Molina.

(04/19/2004 06:00 AM)

Glenn Tesler Helps Reconstruct Genomic Makeup of Our Ancestors

Mathematics Assistant Professor Glenn Tesler's joint research work with other bioinformatics scientists who are analyzing the rat genome is published in the journals Nature and Genome Research. Details in a UCSD news release.
(04/01/2004 06:00 AM)

Graduate Student Open House

The Department of Mathematics will host its 4th annual Graduate Student Open House from April 1-2, 2004 for prospective new graduate students. The schedule will include mini research seminars, lunches and dinner with current graduate students, meetings with individual faculty, and the famous walk to the cliffs overlooking the ocean.

(03/23/2004 06:00 AM)

Li-Tien Cheng, Lei Ni Win Sloan Fellowships

Mathematics Assistant Professors Li-Tien Cheng and Lei Ni have each been awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships in Mathematics for 2004.
(02/23/2004 06:00 AM)

Math Advising

The Math department has recently hired Donald A. Sonn, Ph.D. as our new Director of Advising. The department created this position to help math majors deal with issues such as careers, internships and curriculum choice.

A number of new majors are going on-line in Mathematics including Math/Secondary Education, Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics/Scientific Programming, Math/Computer Science, the joint major in Mathematics and Economics and the Math/Applied Science major, where you get to design your own Math major in conjunction with such fields as Medical and Life Science (pre-Med), Mechanical or Computer Engineering, Biology and Bionegineering or Chemistry and Biochemistry. 

He has developed a Math alumni organization and a student Math Club which will be producing a website, creating a newsletter and sponsoring social functions. Please drop in and say "hi" to Don in room AP&M 2313A, or contact him either by phone (619-534-6009) or by email (dsonn@math.ucsd.edu).

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

New Camcorder

The department has acquired another camcorder! Contact mathhelp@math.ucsd.edu if you would like to borrow it.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

New Math-Computer Science Major

Interested in Computer Science, but can't get into the major? See here for information about the new Math-Computer Science major.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship Winners for 1998-1999

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Graduate Consulting Group

Researchers: Looking for a mathematician to consult with for your research work? Check out the MathStorm: Graduate Mathematics Consulting Group.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

What Do You Do with A Math Degree?

See the details on the alumni presentation this coming Tuesday, June 1, 1999 at 4:30 p.m. in AP&M 2402. All interested students are welcome!
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

1999-2000 Bishop and Warschawski Scholarship Winners

The department announced the winners of this year's Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarships and Stefan Warschawski Memorial Scholarships.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

The Seven Majors of Math

Check out the information session on new math majors this coming Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in AP&M 2402!
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Fall 1999 Graduate Student Meeting

Pictures from the Fall 1999 Graduate Student Meeting that was held in AP&M 2402 on Wednesday, September 29, 1999.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Beginning of the Year Party

Pictures from this year's department Beginning of the Year Party that was held in the Mandeville Suite in Tioga Hall 1102 on Thursday, September 30, 1999.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

The Kate & Hans Wedding Conference in Analysis

Department faculty members Kate Okikiolu and Hans Lindblad are getting married on Saturday, December 18, 1999 at Princeton University.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Mariana Campbell Awarded AWM Alice T. Schafer Prize

Mathematics senior Mariana Campbell has been awarded the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Alice T. Schafer Prize for excellence in mathematics by an undergraduate woman. See the UCSD news release for more details.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

End of the Year Party

Pictures from this year's department End of the Year Party that was held in the Mandeville Suite in Tioga Hall 1102 on Tuesday, June 13, 2000.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Influence of Physics on Topology 2000 Conference

Faculty member Peter Teichner and the department is hosting the Influence of Physics on Topology 2000 conference this summer from August 14, 2000 to August 18, 2000.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

First Issue of The Mathematics Gazette Newsletter Online

The first issue of the department newsletter is now online. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it. Faculty, staff, visitors, and graduate students should be receiving the paper version in their department mailboxes. Registered Math alumni will also be mailed copies later. Need a copy? Stop by the Front Desk in AP&M 7018.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

UCSD Math Club Website Revamp

The UCSD Math Club website has been completely revamped with a new look and even more helpful resources for students interested in mathematics. Join the Math Club today!
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

2000-2001 Bishop Scholarship Winners

The department has announced this year's 2000-2001 Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship winners.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Career Opportunities in Math Education

The department is holding a meeting for all current and prospective Math-Secondary Education (MSED) majors about "Career Opportunities in Math Education" on Thursday, October, 19 2000 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in AP&M 2402. See the flyer for more details. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Open House

The department is holding an open house for all new and prospective graduate students from April 5-6, 2001. Please come and see what the UCSD Mathematics graduate program is all about! Check out the open house information for more details.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Halloween Pictures

Some of the illustrious UCSD Mathematics staff members came all dressed up for Halloween.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Alumni Career Seminar

The department and the UCSD Math Club is holding an Alumni Career Seminar on Monday, November 8, 2001 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in AP&M 2402. UCSD Mathematics alumni Lois Yu and Stephen Hobbs will speak.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Bishop and Remmel Memorial Scholarship Winners

The department announces this year's 2001-2002 winners of the Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship and Tenie Remmel Memorial Scholarship.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Lie Groups Conference

The department is hosting the Lie Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations Conference from January 10-11, 2002.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

SCAPDE Conference

The department is hosting the Southern California Analysis and Partial Differential Equations (SCAPDE) Conference from April 20-21, 2002.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

End of the Year Party

The department is hosting this year's End of the Year Party in the Mandeville Suite of Tioga Hall 1102 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2002.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Bicycles and Mathematics?

Mathematics Professor Dan Wulbert explains in a Division of Physical Sciences news clip and San Diego Union-Tribune feature profile.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Beginning of the Year Party

Pictures from this year's department Beginning of the Year Party that was held in the Mandeville Suite in Tioga Hall 1102 from 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2002.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Staff Service Awards

UCSD honors the following Mathematics staff members for their many years of service achievement: Pat Ledden (35 years), Barbara Mendeas (30 years), Nancy Hartley (25 years), Donna Ames (15 years). Pictures from the service awards ceremony that was held in the Price Center Ballroom on Wednesday, October 23, 2002.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Fields Medalist Joins UCSD Mathematics Faculty

Efim Zelmanov, recipient of a Fields Medal in 1994, joins the faculty of the UCSD Mathematics department. The Fields Medal is considered the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in the field of mathematics. Zelmanov is profiled in a UCSD news release.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Halloween

Some of the illustrious UCSD Mathematics staff members came all dressed up for Halloween. MathMan was also caught inspiring students in discussion section that day.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Welcomes Fields Medalist Efim Zelmanov

The department hosted a welcome reception for Efim Zelmanov, holder of a Fields Medal and the Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair in Mathematics, in the AP&M 6438 Halkin Seminar Room from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2002.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

2002-2003 Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship Winners

The department announced this year's Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship winners.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

SAGP Conference

The department is hosting the Spectral Analysis in Geometry and Physics (SAGP) Conference from January 3-5, 2003.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Ron Graham Wins AMS Steele Prize

Mathematics Adjunct Professor Ron Graham (CSE) received the 2003 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement from the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Details in a UCSD news release.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

SCGAS Meeting

The department is hosting the Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar (SCGAS) from February 8-9, 2003.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Super Bowl Numbering II Much?

Mathematics Professor Carl FitzGerald is quoted in a sports feature about the use of Roman numerals in Super Bowl titles that appeared on the front page of the Saturday, January 25, 2003 edition of The San Diego Union-Tribune.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

MSO Nancy Hartley Receives Betsy Faught Award

Nancy Hartley, department Management Services Officer (MSO), is the recipient of the 2002-2003 Betsy Faught Award. The award honors excellence in academic program management and will be presented at the Wednesday, April 2, 2003 meeting of the campus Academic Business Administrators. The department also hosted a award reception in the AP&M 6438 Halkin Seminar Room from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2003.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Open House

The department is holding an open house for all new and prospective graduate students from April 4-5, 2002. Please come and see what the UCSD Mathematics graduate program is all about!

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Open House

The department is holding an open house for all new and prospective graduate students from April 3-4, 2003. Please come and see what the UCSD Mathematics graduate program is all about!

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

12th Annual Career Seminar for Math Majors

The department hosted the 12th Annual Career Seminar for Math Majors from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 in AP&M 2402. UCSD mathematics alumni Sara Steen, Bob Caldwell, and Teresa Bittner spoke.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Honors Faculty AMS 2003 Awardees

The department honored Mathematics Adjunct Professor Ron Graham (CSE) for winning the American Mathematical Society (AMS) 2003 Steele Prize along with Mathematics Professors Salah Baouendi and Linda Rothschild for jointly winning the AMS 2003 Stefan Bergman Prize at an awards reception in the AP&M Halkin Seminar Room from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2003.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

End of the Year Party

The department is hosting this year's End of the Year Party in the Mandeville Suite of Tioga Hall 1102 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2003.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Math Major Wins 2003 Selma Silagi Award

Senior Elad Harel was awarded the Dr. Selma Silagi Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science. Harel is a double major in Mathematics and Chemistry, and the son of Mathematics Professor Guershon Harel. Details in a Division of Physical Sciences news release.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

GSDMC, CREATE Honor Alfred Manaster for Mathematics Education, Outreach

The Greater San Diego Mathematics Council (GSDMC) recognized Mathematics Professor Alfred Manaster as this year's "Outstanding Post Secondary Mathematics Educator" at the GSDMC annual banquet on Thursday, May 15, 2003. Manaster was also proclaimed "Devoted Ambassador to School Outreach" by the UCSD Center for Research in Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at an awards ceremony on Monday, June 9, 2003.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Daniel Wulbert Named Revelle College Provost

Mathematics Professor Daniel Wulbert has been appointed provost of Revelle College at UCSD. Details in a UCSD news release.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Department Welcomes New Graduate Students

The department held this year's new graduate student orientation at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 in AP&M 2402.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Beginning of the Year Party

The department started the new academic year off with a Beginning of the Year Party.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Muir College Provost Patrick Ledden Dies

Patrick Ledden, provost of Muir College at UCSD and Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003 in La Jolla. He was 67. Details in a UCSD news release.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

2003-2004 Fall Career Seminar for Math Majors

The department hosted its 2003-2004 Fall Career Seminar for Math Majors at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 in AP&M 2402. Speakers included Michael Walker, Jeffrey Allen, Matthew Trone, and Pat Nangle.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Number Theory Conference Honoring Harold Stark

The University of Minnesota is hosting a number theory conference in honor of UCSD Mathematics Professor Harold Stark's 65th birthday from August 5-7, 2004.

(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Archimedes' Puzzle: A Treatise on Combinatorics

Mathematics Professor Fan Chung Graham and Mathematics Adjunct Professor Ronald Graham (CSE) are referenced in the news article "In Archimedes' Puzzle, a New Eureka Moment" published in the December 14, 2003 edition of The New York Times. More details about the puzzle at A Tour of Archimedes' Stomachion.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Kevin O'Bryant Wins WCNT Selfridge Prize

Mathematics NSF postdoc Kevin O'Bryant has been awarded a West Coast Number Theory Conference Selfridge Prize for Excellence in Mathematics Presentation for his presentation on "Spectra of floor sequences". It will be bestowed at the next WCNT conference banquet.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

2003-2004 Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship Winners

The department announced this year's Errett Bishop Memorial Scholarship winners.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Ronald Graham Elected to AAAS Council

Mathematics Adjunct Professor Ronald Graham (CSE) has been elected to the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Details in a UCSD news release.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Remembering Patrick Ledden

A memorial tribute to Patrick Ledden, mathematician and provost of Muir College, will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 2, 2004 in the Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

Efim Zelmanov to Speak at SDMC Meeting

Mathematics Professor and Fields Medalist Efim Zelmanov will present at the San Diego Math Circle (SDMC) from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2004 in AP&M 6438.
(01/29/2004 06:00 AM)

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