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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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."

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.

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.

Seeking Order in Chaos

03/01/2019

## Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin

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