Song-Chun Zhu: Statistics
Song-Chun Zhu conducts computer vision research using image parsing, video parsing, and statistical modelling. Zhu's work has exciting applications for machine learning and artificial intelligence.Read more >>
Suzanne Paulson: Atmospheric
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New findings by a UCLA-led international team of researchers answer a fundamental question about our space environment and will help scientists develop methods to protect valuable telecommunication and navigation satellites. Read more...
UCLA is helping to lead the new, cutting-edge Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging. The center is funded by a five-year, $24 million award from the National Science Foundation...Read more...
Three UCLA faculty members — physics professors Pietro Musumeci and James Rosenzweig, and adjunct professor William Barletta — are participating in a new, cutting-edge NSF-funded Center for Bright Beams. UCLA will receive nearly $1.6 million and will conduct beam generation and beam dynamics research. Read more...
Astronomers have captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 67 million miles from Earth, using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The discovery is published online today in Astrophysical Journal Letters. Read more.
UCLA nanoscience researchers have determined that a fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage of a porous solid... Read more...
Merlic, an associate professor of chemistry at UCLA who conducts research in organic chemistry and green chemistry, has been committed to laboratory safety for three decades. Read more...
The discovery of element 117 filled the last remaining gap in the periodic table as we know it. But even as it is being completed, the table may be losing its power... Read More
When a tiny worm used frequently as a model in aging studies more than doubled its life span, UCLA Biochemists initially thought the life was due to... Read More