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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.

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.

Seeking Order in Chaos

03/01/2019

## Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin

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

Philip Isett Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

02/19/2019

## Philip Isett Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

Whitney Clavin

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

Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

10/17/2018

## Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

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

Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

10/02/2018

## Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

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

Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

08/23/2018

## Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

Whitney Clavin

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

Modeling Renewable Energy

06/21/2018

## Modeling Renewable Energy

Robert Perkins

Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

11/27/2017

## Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

Robert Perkins

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.