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Mathematically Percolating
08/05/2022

Mathematically Percolating

Whitney Clavin
Tom Hutchcroft explains why phase transitions in percolation models are so fascinating.
Tom Hutchcroft
Writing in the Language of Math
08/01/2022

Writing in the Language of Math

Whitney Clavin
From chalk to software code, mathematicians and scientists use a variety of methods to express equations and formulas, and they have different ideas about the meaning behind their numerical prose.
Equations written in black on a pink background
Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh
04/27/2022

Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh

Andrew Moseman
Po-Shen Loh (BS ’04) thrives on interacting with people. Now he has created an app to keep them apart during a pandemic.
Man in glasses wearing a blue polo shirt, surrounded by equations
American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech
03/24/2022

American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

Whitney Clavin
New partnership will boost collaborations, outreach efforts, and more.
Photo of a workshop at AIM.
Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean
02/07/2022

Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

Whitney Clavin
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Richard Dean has passed away at the age of 97.
Richard Dean
2021: Year in Review
12/15/2021

2021: Year in Review

Kathy Svitil
A look back at the Institute news of 2021.
A collage of science images
Women Advocating for Women
03/30/2021

Women Advocating for Women

Judy Hill
Women-led groups across campus provide support and community, an effect that is multiplied when they come together under the umbrella of Caltech's Women's Engagement Board.
a blue tie dye t-shirt with the logo for women in BBE
Math Professor Makes Breakthrough in Ramsey Numbers
03/17/2021

Math Professor Makes Breakthrough in Ramsey Numbers

Whitney Clavin
David Conlon and his colleague have dramatically shrunk the uncertainty for a math problem related to the "friends and strangers" theorem.
Abstract picture of dots and lines
2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
The Warrior-Scholar Project Brings Caltech STEM Education to Soldiers and Veterans
09/11/2020

The Warrior-Scholar Project Brings Caltech STEM Education to Soldiers and Veterans

Andrew Moseman
Seventeen veterans and active-duty members of the military participated this summer in Caltech's first year as part of the Warrior-Scholar Project.
U.S. Air Force veteran William Doran
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