# News tagged with 'mathematics' Subscribe via RSS

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.

03/28/2019

## The Mathematics of Flow

Whitney Clavin

New Caltech professor Philip Isett uses math to understand the chaotic nature of fluids.

03/01/2019

## Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin

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

02/19/2019

## Caltech Mathematics Professor Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

Whitney Clavin

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

10/17/2018

## Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

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

10/02/2018

## Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg

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

08/23/2018

## Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Whitney Clavin

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

06/21/2018

## New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids

Robert Perkins

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

11/27/2017

## 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.

10/20/2017

## Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

Lorinda Dajose

Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.