Founding professor of math donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries

Collection includes Edward Thorp’s work proving merits of card counting in blackjack

New UCI center to look at life by the numbers

Mathematics and biology come together in interdisciplinary research effort

Svetlana Jitomirskaya named fellow by American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Mathematician joins 35 other UCI faculty members in prestigious organization

UCI-led team studying use of baby books to improve parenting skills and child outcomes

With a $2.9 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, Stephanie Reich, UCI associate professor of education, and Natasha Cabrera, associate professor of human development at the University of Maryland, are principal investigators for a study evaluating the effectiveness of embedding educational information in baby books that […]

Mathematician Qing Nie awarded foundation grant to study cancer drug resistance

UCI mathematics professor Qing Nie and his collaborators have been awarded $455,000 to study cancer drug resistance by the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health & Policy and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Along with an interdisciplinary team of experimental cancer biologists, engineers and mathematicians, Nie hopes to identify novel and more effective treatments for patients with breast […]

Richard Schoen wins 2017 Wolf Prize in mathematics

Richard Schoen has been awarded the 2017 Wolf Prize in mathematics for his contributions to geometric analysis and the understanding of the interconnectedness of partial differential equations and differential geometry. The UCI professor of mathematics, who holds the department’s Excellence in Teaching Chair, is among eight Wolf Prize laureates this year from the United States, […]

Lawrence Benveniste ’72 commits to estate gift to support UCI mathematics

A renowned economist and former dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, Lawrence Benveniste ’72 and his wife, Marie, have committed to a $5 million estate gift to establish endowed chairs in mathematics at UCI and UC Berkeley. Benveniste earned a bachelor’s in mathematics at UCI in 1972 and a doctorate in mathematics at UC Berkeley in […]

Solving problems

UCI program fosters math skills and college dreams in underprivileged middle schoolers

Hands Typing

Bridging the gap

Adaptive learning program developed at UCI supplements and reinforces math and science skills

Edward Thorp with two playing cards

Blackjack guru named Extraordinarius

Former math professor Edward Thorp will receive UCI Alumni Association’s top award May 16