CMX is a new research group aimed at the development and analysis of novel algorithmic ideas underlying emerging applications in the physical, biological, social and information sciences.  We are distinguished by a shared value system built on the development of foundational mathematical understanding, and the deployment of this understanding to impact on emerging key scientific and technological challenges.


Venkat Chandrasekaran
Mathieu Desbrun
Thomas Hou
Houman Owhadi
Peter Schröder
Andrew Stuart
Joel Tropp


Matthew Dunlop
Ka Chun Lam
Shiwei Lan
Pengfei Liu

Grad Students

Max Budninskiy
Utkan Candogan
Albert Chern
De Huang
Nikola Kovachki
Dzhelil Rufat
Florian Schaefer
Yong Shen Soh
Armeen Taeb
Pengchuan Zhang


Victor Chen
Welcome to CMX!  In steady state these lunch meetings will be organized around presentations by faculty from within CMX and throughout Caltech, CMX graduate students and postdocs, and visitors to Caltech.  We are going to kick-off this spring with three lunches containing short 15 minute presentations by CMX faculty and postdocs, so that we can rapidly get to know one another, and our interests.

Lunch Meetings

(Will be held at 12 noon in Annenberg 213, unless otherwise specified.)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Venkat Chandrasekaran
  • Andrew Stuart
  • Joel Tropp
  • Matthew Dunlop

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Thomas Hou
  • Houman Owhadi
  • Shiwei Lan
  • Pengfei Liu

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • Mathieu Desbrun
  • Peter Schröder
  • Kostia Zuev
  • Ka Chun Lam