February 19, 2019                                                          View this email in your browser.

Congratulations to Philip Isett, assistant professor of mathematics, who has been named a winner of a Sloan Research Fellowship. The fellowships, awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, "seek to stimulate fundamental research by early career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise." 
The Linde Hall Inaugural Math Symposium
will be held on February 22-24, 2019 to celebrate the opening of the newly remodeled Ron and Maxine Linde Hall of Mathematics and Physics. Nine distinguished speakers representing different areas of Mathematics will each give a one hour lecture during the symposium and there will be a poster session for students and postdocs.
Meet PUFFER:
NASA's pop-up origami rover.

Come talk all things PUFFER this Wednesday with project developers Jaakko Karras and Dr. Jean-Pierre de la Croix as part of the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) Lecture Series

 
PMA Weekly Calendar
Congratulations to Jamie Bock and the SPHEREx team for being selected for flight as NASA’s next MIDEX Explorer Mission
NSF is awarding Caltech and MIT $20.4 million to upgrade LIGO, an investment that is part of a joint international effort. The new funding will go toward "Advanced LIGO Plus," which is expected to commence operations in 2024 and to increase the volume of deep space the observatory can survey by as much as seven times. Read more
Call for pre-proposals for the Schwartz/Reisman Collaborative Science Program with the Weizmann Institute. Deadline: March 5
Please welcome our prospective graduate students who will be visiting PMA.
If you have any questions please email Sofie Leon.


Astronomy: this Thursday & Friday 
Mathematics: Mon, March 4
Physics: Mon/Tue March 18 &19






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