Professor of Biology
Caltech professor of biology Lea Goentoro and her students will try to persuade the moon jellyfish, an organism not known to regenerate in the wild, to regrow appendages.
Bren Professor of Chemistry
Garnet Chan appreciates a good challenge. A Caltech theorist who works at the interface of theoretical chemistry, condensed matter physics, and quantum information theory, Chan says he is drawn to scientific problems that have long resisted theoretical study.
Professor of Economics
Marina Agranov’s research focuses on how people form beliefs and make choices. “I study the basic tensions people face and how they operate within them,” she explains. She tests her theories, and those of other economists, through experiments.
John W. and Herberta M. Miles Professor of Geophysics; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Chief Scientist
Mark Simons is part of a movement to add precise and panoramic perspectives to previously limited geographic observations, uncovering the underlying processes at scales from granular to global.