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Stan Osher Awarded 2016 CityU’s William Benter Prize

Posted on 5/31/16 in News

IPAM Director of Special Projects, Stan Osher (UCLA), was awarded the 2016 CityU’s William Benter Prize “for his significant contributions to applying mathematics to solving real world problems.” Adding to an already impressive and noteworthy list of achievements, this prize recognizes his life’s work in […]

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Stacey Beggs wins UCLA Green Gala Award

Posted on 5/26/16 in News

Stacey Beggs, IPAM’s Assistant Director, was presented with UCLA’s Green Gala Award for her work on sustainability at UCLA’s Inaugural Green Gala on May 23rd. Under Stacey’s leadership, IPAM is UCLA’s first zero-waste facility as the entire campus works towards its goal of zero waste […]

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Tokieda Uses Paper Folding to Explain Math and Physics

Posted on 5/20/16 in News

On May 18, IPAM was pleased to host a public lecture by Tadashi Tokieda entitled “A World from a Sheet of Paper.”  By folding, stacking, crumpling, and tearing paper, he demonstrated a variety of phenomena in physics and geometry such as elasticity.  His table-top demonstrations […]

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Ingrid Daubechies Gives 2016 Green Family Lectures

Posted on 5/16/16 in News

Last week, IPAM’s Green Family Lecture Series featured three talks by Ingrid Daubechies, the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University.  Daubechies was the president of the International Mathematical Union from 2011-2014. She has received many awards for […]

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