Topic Archives: Prizes

Feb 16, 2019, 4:33 PM
Liu, a member of the Department of Computer Science, is recognized for her contributions to the design of cross-layer resource allocation algorithms for cellular and cognitive radio networks.
Jan 29, 2019, 4:12 PM
"Working in the area of analysis, Luli has distinguished himself in the difficult mathematics of fitting smooth functions to large data. His research touches on many topics, notably harmonic analysis, partial differential equations and computational algebraic geometry, and has connections to theoretical computer science as well as applications to neurosurgery."
Nov 20, 2018, 4:38 PM
He works at the interface of statistics, optimization and machine learning with a focus on addressing inferential and computational aspects. He received his Ph.D from Georgia Tech. After appointments in Princeton University and and UW-Madison, he joined the Department of Statistics, UC Davis in Fall 2018. He has received an Facebook fellowship award and an ICML best paper runner up award.
Sep 26, 2018, 10:35 AM
Prof. Wang received this award from the International Chinese Statistical Association "for significant contributions to statistical theory and methods in survival analysis, functional data analysis, joint modeling of longitudinal and survival data, nonparametric maximum likelihood, smoothing and dimension reduction; for in-depth interdisciplinary work in aging research, demography, medicine and neuroscience; and for long-term, tireless, unwavering support and outstanding leadership for the ICSA and the statistical community."
Aug 1, 2017, 12:00 PM
GGAM Faculty members received prestigious awards. Jesús De Loera received the 2017 MAA Golden Section Teaching Award. James Bremer was named a 2016–17 UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow. Terry Nathan received the 2016 Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring. Phillip Rogaway received the 2016 Levchin Prize.
May 4, 2017, 9:59 PM
He develops mathematical theories and algorithms to solve inverse problems arising from signal processing, wireless communication and image processing. A total of three prizes is awarded this year by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Shuyang's prize is for his paper "Self-calibration and biconvex compressive sensing", coauthored with his advisor, Prof. Thomas Strohmer.
Apr 2, 2017, 7:19 PM
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has just announced the 2017 Class of SIAM Fellows, among them Prof. Zhaojun Bai, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, who is recognized for significant contributions to numerical linear algebra, eigenvalue computation in particular, and its application to computational science and engineering.
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 4, 2016, 7:13 PM
The American Physical Society (APS) has elected Raissa D’Souza to its Class of 2016 Fellows “for seminal contributions to the statistical physics of complex systems, including self-organization in jamming phenomena and cascades, abrupt percolation transitions, and interdependence in network systems.”
Sep 19, 2016, 1:10 PM
His paper "Hierarchical graph Laplacian eigen transforms", coauthored with 2016 Applied Math Ph.D. graduate Jeff Irion received the 2016 JSIAM Letters Best Paper Award; and he received the 2016 Bulletin of JSIAM Best Author Award for his 2015 paper "Applied harmonic analysis on graphs and networks".