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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.
Andrew Stuart
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.
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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.
Barry Simon
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 Erdős 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.
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