UCLA ranked No. 1 public university for fifth straight year by U.S. News & World Report

UCLA has again been named the nation’s top public university in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings, which were published today. This is the fifth year in a row UCLA has...
To the rescue: UCLA bioengineers create reusable COVID-19 face shields

To the rescue: UCLA bioengineers create reusable COVID-19 face shields

First responders and health care workers have been putting their lives on the line to treat the tidal wave of COVID-19 patients flooding emergency rooms and intensive care units. Meanwhile, hospitals across the country are facing a shortage of medical-grade personal...

Professor Amit Sahai wins 2020 IACR Test of Time Award

Professor Amit Sahai wins 2020 IACR Test of Time Award

Professor Amit Sahai's 2005 paper won the 2020 IACR Test of Time Award. This award is given to one research paper from CRYPTO and Eurocrypt conferences 15 years after publication. Professor Amit Sahai and Brent Waters, his Ph.D. student at Princeton University,...

Dr. Sheila Tejada to serve as 2020 Grace Hopper Co-Chair

Dr. Sheila Tejada to serve as 2020 Grace Hopper Co-Chair

Dr. Sheila Tejada, a '93 UCLA Computer Science alum, has been chosen to serve as 2020 Grace Hopper Co-Chair. In 1994, she was one of around 500 women to join the very first Grace Hopper Celebration in Washington, D.C. In addition to her service at the Grace Hopper...

Professor Judea Pearl Named Royal Statistical Society Honorary Fellow

Professor Judea Pearl Named Royal Statistical Society Honorary Fellow

Professor Judea Pearl, Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been elected as an honorary fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, a professional organization in the United Kingdom. This organization promotes the...

Internet Architect Dr. Leonard Kleinrock Receives UCLA Medal

Internet Architect Dr. Leonard Kleinrock Receives UCLA Medal

Leonard Kleinrock, distinguished professor of computer science and one of the world’s foremost internet pioneers, was awarded the UCLA Medal, the campus’s highest honor, for his remarkable contributions in providing the intellectual foundation for the modern technical...

Professor Guy Van den Broeck Named Sloan Fellow

Professor Guy Van den Broeck Named Sloan Fellow

Professor Guy Van den Broeck, along with three other UCLA faculty members, is among the 126 researchers from more than 60 research institutions in the United States and Canada named as 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. Sloan Research Fellowships are one of the most...