Measuring Greenland's ice melt, reshaping our understanding of galaxies, and creating the internet. 14 Nobel Prize winners. A Fields Medalist. And 2 Turing Award winners. Revolutionizing energy consumption, reshaping our understanding of galaxies, and creating the Internet. 14 Nobel Prize winners. A Fields Medalist and 2 Turing Award Winners.
38 Academy Awards. Number 1 hospital in L.A. and Number 7 nationally. More than 30 members of the National Academy of Medicine. 261 Olympic medals. 116 NCAA Championships. 38 Academy Award winners. Among top 7 U.S. hospitals and number 1 in California. More than 200 of the Best Doctors in America. More than 261 Olympic medals. 116 NCAA Championships.
The impact of UCLA's accomplishments reaches around the world. In fact, our research is behind a portfolio of almost 3,000 inventions, and more than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed at UCLA.

Examples of UCLA innovations: Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh developed technology that is revolutionizing the consumption of energy. Astronomy Professor Andrea Ghez made discoveries that are reshaping our understanding of how galaxies form. Computer Science Professor Leonard Kleinrock led the UCLA team that laid the foundation for today's Internet. Engineering Professor Yoram Cohen is bringing fresh water to a California plagued by drought.

UCLA faculty members don't just teach students about groundbreaking inventions and discoveries; students take part in the research, side-by-side with their professors.

In fact, among our faculty, alumni and researchers are 14 Nobel Prize winners, a Fields medalist and two Turing Award winners. And UCLA alumni have collected 38 Academy Awards; winners include Francis Ford Coppola, Randy Newman and Tim Robbins.

Noted for medical excellence, UCLA Health’s hospitals have been named to U.S. News & World Report's most exclusive rankings list: the Best Hospitals 2017-18 Honor Roll. UCLA is ranked number 1 in Los Angeles and number 7 in the nation. More than 200 of our current 2,000 physicians are listed among the "Best Doctors in America."

Determined to be champions, UCLA athletes learn to be top competitors in everything they do. Bruins have won 261 Olympic medals and captured 116 NCAA championships.

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