Caltech's mathematics program brings together faculty, researchers, and students who have a breadth of interests and expertise in the use and analysis of numbers, and who are interested in collaborating with colleagues across fields to solve some of the most complicated problems of our time. Members of the mathematics faculty conduct research at the intersection of fields ranging from mathematical physics to geometry and topology. They are renowned for their insights in the areas of algebra and mathematical logic; have won top honors for their work in analysis, number theory, and geometry; and have authored texts about mathematical analysis that are considered foundational to the field.

The mathematics academic program offers opportunities for study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Both programs are aimed at fostering independent thinking and preparing students for careers in research.

Elena Mantovan, Executive Officer 

Tom Graber, Graduate Option Representative

Nets Katz, Undergraduate Option Representative

Michelle J. Vine, Department Administrative Assistant

Sofie Leon, Graduate Program Director

Mika Walton, Graduate Affairs Administrator

Meagan Heirwegh, Undergraduate Affairs Administrator

Department News

Lecture Series

Prizes and Awards

Upcoming Math Seminars (subscribe to mailing list)


16th Annual Wolff Memorial Lecture 
26th Annual DePrima Memorial Lecture 
AMS reminisces about Prof. Barry Simon, Part I
Prof. Vladimir Markovic and Prof. Anton Kapustin named Simons Investigators
15th Annual Wolff Memorial Lecture
34th Annual Leonidas Alaoglu Memorial Lecture
Dr. Dinakar Ramakrishnan named 2016 Simons Fellow in Mathematics

Dr. Ramakrishnan will use this Fellowship during his sabbatical leave for three
quarters during 2016-17. Specifically at Princeton University in the Fall of 2016, at
the MSRI, Berkeley, and EPFL, Switzerland, during the Winter and Spring of

Dr. Barry Simon awarded 2016 Leroy P. Steele Prize


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