Whitney Clavin
Nick Hutzler talks about what drew him to Caltech—first as an undergraduate and now more than 10 years later as new faculty.
Jim Fuller talks about movies he has developed to better understand the pulsations of planets and stars.
In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
Whitney Clavin
New professor of astronomy Andrew Howard discusses the diversity of exoplanets and the search for an Earth-like world.
Lori Dajose
Fernando Brandão explains quantum information science and its power to revolutionize computing and cryptographic systems.
Kimm Fesenmaier
The new assistant professor of astronomy discusses her passion for discovering and studying cosmic transients as well as her efforts to follow up on LIGO's detections of gravitational waves.
Douglas Smith
Associate Professor of Astronomy Dimitri Mawet, who recently joined Caltech from the Paranal Observatory in Chile, searches for solar systems around other stars, and hopes to one day discover a planet much like our own.
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.
Douglas Smith
"I study the smallest galaxies we know about...These galaxies are interesting because they are part of our cosmic story. The first galaxies to form were small ones, and over time they got smashed together to build up bigger ones."
Cynthia Eller
Xie Chen comes to Caltech after a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley. Originally from China, Chen received her BS from Tsinghua University in Beijing and her PhD from MIT. She recently discussed with us her research interests and ambitions for her Caltech career.
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