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Caltech Faculty Honored with Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes
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.
Breakthrough Prize
Philip Isett Wins Clay Award
08/30/2019

Philip Isett Wins Clay Award

Whitney Clavin
The Clay Research Award honors "outstanding achievements of the world's most gifted mathematicians."
Philip Isett
Seven from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences
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.
Mental Math and Life Stories
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.
Hamed Hamze
The Mathematics of Flow
03/28/2019

The Mathematics of Flow

Whitney Clavin
New Caltech professor Philip Isett uses math to understand the chaotic nature of fluids.
Philip Isett
Seeking Order in Chaos
03/01/2019

Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin
Maksym Radziwill is fascinated by the question of randomness versus determinism.
Radziwill
Caltech Mathematics Professor Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship
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."
Philip Isett
Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes
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.
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Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg
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.
Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg
Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem
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.
Spiros Michalakis
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