Topic Archives: Research
Sep 26, 2018, 10:40 AM
Prof. Hastings, Distinguished Professor in the Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, received a collaborative $1M grant from the National Science Foundation for "Integrating statistical physics and nonlinear dynamics to understand emergent synchrony and phase transitions in biological systems" for 2018–2022 and another NSF grant for "Metacommunity dynamics: integrating local dynamics, stochasticity and connectivity". Prof. Hastings' research area is also featured in his recent coauthored review article in Science, "Transient phenomena in ecology".
Jan 16, 2018, 11:03 AM
GGAM member Professor Alan Hastings (Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy) will speak about "Dynamics and control of spatial ecological populations" in the MBI online colloquium, Wednesday, February 14th.
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.
Nov 29, 2016, 1:07 PM
He gave plenary talks at the IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Cambridge in September and at the 50th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers Conference in November; earlier this year, in May, he gave a plenary talk at the SIAM Conference on Imaging Science.
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.
Oct 9, 2016, 3:49 PM
The Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) develops open-source software for modeling and solving scientific problems in solid-Earth geophysics. CIG facilitates use of high-performance computing in collaboration with national computing facilities. This creates cutting-edge research opportunities for applied mathematics students.
Aug 19, 2016, 6:33 PM
The recently released version of Wolfram's Mathematica software now implements the celebrated Tracy–Widom distribution, named after GGAM member Prof. Craig A. Tracy and his long-term collaborator Harold Widom.
Aug 11, 2016, 2:41 PM
He was an Invited Speaker at the 16th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, Aachen, Aug 1-5, 2016 and a Plenary Speaker at the SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, Aug 8-11, 2016.
Feb 20, 2016, 10:00 PM
The GGAM Mini-Conference, our annual day-long event, took place on Saturday, February 20.
Nov 16, 2015, 10:25 PM
In the Fall 2015 GGAM Colloquium, Raissa D'Souza (GGAM member and Professor of Computer Science and of Mechanical Engineering) will speak about "Percolation, cascades and control of interdependent networks". The colloquium is followed by a reception and by GGAM business meetings.