# News tagged with 'mathematics' Subscribe via RSS

09/06/2019

## Caltech Faculty Honored with Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes

Robert Perkins and Whitney Clavin

Caltech's Katherine L. (Katie) Bouman, Xie Chen, and Xinwen Zhu recognized for contributions in physics and mathematics.

08/30/2019

## Philip Isett Wins Clay Award

Whitney Clavin

The Clay Research Award honors "outstanding achievements of the world's most gifted mathematicians."

05/01/2019

## Seven from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Lori Dajose

Two faculty members and five alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

04/04/2019

## Mental Math and Life Stories

Hamed Hamze (MS ’10) uses math to study how people make decisions. As a graduate student in economics, he models scenarios ranging from the hypothetical to real-world social choices such as voting.

03/28/2019

## The Mathematics of Flow

Whitney Clavin

New Caltech professor Philip Isett uses math to understand the chaotic nature of fluids.

03/01/2019

## Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin

Maksym Radziwill is fascinated by the question of randomness versus determinism.

02/19/2019

## Caltech Mathematics Professor Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

Whitney Clavin

Philip Isett has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, which go to early career scientists of "outstanding promise."

10/17/2018

## Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.

10/02/2018

## Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg

Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.

08/23/2018

## Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Whitney Clavin

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.