# News

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.

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".

Aug 31, 2016, 12:00 PM

He is interested in developing mathematical theories and algorithms to solve inverse problems arising from signal processing, wireless communication and image processing.

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 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.