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.
New faculty member Yisong Yue, assistant professor of computing and mathematical sciences, recently spoke with us about his research interests in machine learning and what he is looking forward to at Caltech.
"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."
Michael Ewens, who recently joined Caltech as associate professor of finance and entrepreneurship, explains how he discovered venture capital through a summer job and shares his ambitions for his future at Caltech.