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From the Break Through Campaign: Caltech's Kortschak Scholars Program Builds a New Community
07/15/2020

From the Break Through Campaign: Caltech's Kortschak Scholars Program Builds a New Community

Andrew Moseman
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Caltech Kortschak Scholars for 2020
Math Professor and Students Take 'Random Walk' Together
03/26/2020

Math Professor and Students Take 'Random Walk' Together

Whitney Clavin
A solution to a math problem "just flowed out," according to math student.
Joshua Frisch, Omer Tamuz, and Pooya Vahidi Ferdowsi discuss a math problem at Caltech.
Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize
03/19/2020

Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize

Whitney Clavin
Caltech mathematician Nikolai Makarov has won the 2020 Schock Prize in mathematics.
Nikolai Makarov
The Evolution of Shape
01/17/2020

The Evolution of Shape

Whitney Clavin
A Q&A with Lu Wang about the mathematics of changing shapes
Lu Wang
Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)
01/10/2020

Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)

Robert Perkins
Caltech mourns the passing of Donald S. Cohen, Charles Lee Powell Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus
Donald Cohen
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
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