Topic Archives: GGAM
Sep 26, 2018, 10:14 AM
He is a professor in the Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology and in the Dept. of Mathematics. His research concerns the analysis of data in molecular biology and in particular in the field of DNA, 3D chromosome structure and genetics of chromosome aberrations. His methods include random knotting, topological data analysis and numerical methods in statistical physics of polymers.
Jan 16, 2018, 11:15 AM
Mark your calendars for our mini-conference, which will take place on Thursday, February 15, all afternoon. There will be inspiring talks by GGAM faculty, a poster session, and a reception with Lunar New Year celebration.
Dec 1, 2017, 11:25 AM
Read about new Krener Assistant Professor Paloma Gutierrez Castillo's work in fluid mechanics; the research highlight "Quantum States of Matter" by GGAM member Prof. Bruno Nachtergaele; an update on recent Applied Math Ph.D. alumni, including 2013 alumna Wenjing Liao, who is now a tenure-track assistant professor at Georgia Tech; and more.
Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 PM
Among the speakers: New GGAM member, Dr. Shiqian Ma (Department of Mathematics). He works on theory and algorithms of optimization and its various applications in areas like machine learning, statistics, signal processing, image processing, bioinformatics, etc.
Feb 17, 2017, 4:47 PM
The GGAM Mini-Conference 2017 took place on February 16. Three speakers, Professors Miles Lopes, Xiaodong Li, and Patrice Koehl, presented their research. Two poster sessions were held, in which graduate students presented their applied mathematics research. The poster session and the following reception were also an opportunity for visiting prospective graduate students to learn about the research activities in GGAM.
Dec 2, 2016, 5:39 PM
Dr. Rademacher works in theoretical computer science and some related areas. He is primarily interested in the foundations of data science and artificial intelligence and this has lead to a focus on problems in convex geometry, machine learning, matrix computations and optimization. Dr. Rademacher received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has received an NSF CAREER award.
Oct 10, 2016, 3:45 PM
Topics: GGAM member Prof. Kevin Luli receives NSF CAREER award; 2009 Applied Math Ph.D. Deanna Needell receives 2016 IMA Prize, joins UCLA faculty; new faculty and researchers; research highlight by Naoki Saito: "Analyzing Data on Graphs and Networks"; emeritus focus by Roger Wets: "A Treasure Trove of Fundamental Questions"; department awards.
Aug 19, 2016, 12:29 PM
Dr. Lopes' main research areas are in high-dimensional statistics and machine learning, with a particular focus on resampling and bootstrap methods in high dimensions.
Apr 28, 2016, 3:52 PM
Dr. Hsieh's research is in machine learning and optimization.