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Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart

10/28/2016

## Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart

Robert Perkins

New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.

Quantum MOOC

09/29/2016

## Quantum MOOC

Robert Perkins

Thousands of students enroll in an online course to study how the laws of quantum mechanics can be used to create secure communications.

Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

08/10/2016

## Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

Whitney Clavin

A special math conference is being held this month in honor of Barry Simon's 70th birthday.

Math and Physics Professors Named Simons Investigators

07/07/2016

## Math and Physics Professors Named Simons Investigators

Lorinda Dajose

Anton Kapustin and Vladimir Markovic will each be awarded $100,000 annually for five years as part of the fellowship.

Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany

06/09/2016

## Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany

Lorinda Dajose

Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.

Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award

05/11/2016

## Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award

Robert Perkins

Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and founding director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics, will be the 2016 recipient of the Chunichi Cultural Award.

In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol

05/09/2016

## In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol

Lorinda Dajose

Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics, emeritus, passed away on May 8, 2016. He was 92.

Simon Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

11/12/2015

## Simon Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Kathy Svitil

The mathematics and theoretical physics professor has been awarded the 2016 Leroy Steele Prize by the American Mathematical Society.

Katz Receives Prestigious Award for Mathematics

07/02/2015

## Katz Receives Prestigious Award for Mathematics

Lorinda Dajose

Caltech professor of mathematics Nets Katz has received the 2015 Clay Research Award from the Clay Mathematics Institute. The award was given jointly to Katz and an MIT collaborator for their solution of the ErdÅ‘s distance problem and for "other joint and separate contributions to combinatorial incidence geometry."

Prime Numbers, Quantum Fields, and Donuts: An Interview with Xinwen Zhu

12/05/2014

## Prime Numbers, Quantum Fields, and Donuts: An Interview with Xinwen Zhu

Jessica Stoller-Conrad

Xinwen Zhu, associate professor of mathematics, joined the Caltech faculty in September. He tells us about himself and his work with a web of mathematical conjectures called the Langlands program.