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Andrea Ghez Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Posted on 10/6/20 in News

Andrea Ghez, UCLA’s Lauren B. Leichtman and Arthur E. Levine Professor of Astrophysics, was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics today. Half of the prize is to be shared with Reinhard Genzel of UC Berkeley and the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics. Ghez […]

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IPAM Accepting Applications for Postdoctoral Scholars

Posted on 9/27/20 in News

Pending availability of funds, the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA is seeking to recruit up to three Simons Postdoctoral Scholars (SPD) funded by the Simons Foundation.  The appointment will be for one calendar year, beginning August 1, 2021 and carry a […]

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IPAM Remembers Vaughan Jones

Posted on 9/11/20 in News

IPAM mourns the death of colleague and friend, Vaughan Jones, Stevenson Chair and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Vanderbilt University. Considered one of the world’s foremost mathematicians, Jones’ teaching career began at UCLA in 1980 before moving on to teach at the University of Pennsylvania […]

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Presenting IPAM’s 2020 Annual Newsletter

Posted on 9/8/20 in IPAM Newsletter

2020 has been a year unlike any other. The COVID pandemic, social distancing, remote work, travel restrictions, movements for societal justice, all these shaped IPAM’s work and program format in unexpected ways. You can learn about the challenges we faced and the pathways we forged […]

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