Mario Gerla – A Celebration of Life Memorial

On behalf of Mario’s family, we would like to thank you for the outpouring of support following his passing on February 9th.  We have been so touched by the kind messages and beautiful memories of him as a teacher, scholar, colleague, and friend that you have shared.

A celebration of Mario’s life will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at 11:00 AM at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering (Mong Learning Center, Engineering VI – First Floor, 404 Westwood Plaza), followed by a reception.

All are welcome to join.  If you do plan to attend, we kindly ask that you add your name here ( so that we can plan appropriately and provide additional details as they become available.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to support the Mario Gerla Scholarship in Computer Science at UCLA ( to enhance the diversity of students and scholars in the field of computer science.  (Initial donations made to the Computer Science Department in memory of Dr. Mario Gerla will be transferred to the scholarship fund once it is formally established.)

Date(s) - Mar 23, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mong Auditorium – Engineering VI – First Floor
404 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles California 90095

 UCLA Samueli Materials Science and Engineering