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 >>
Glen MacDonald: IoES
Glen MacDonald, Director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, analyzes macrofossils, fossil pollen, and tree rings to shed light on how vegetation responded to climate change thousands of years ago.Read more >>
Suzanne Paulson: Atmospheric
Dear Alumni and Friends,
As the new year begins, I invite you to imagine the impact of just a few of our faculty's large-scale projects, which will begin to take shape in 2014.
Faculty from the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences will be leading the first of UCLA's Grand Challenges, "Thriving in a Hotter Los Angeles."
In The News
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