Category: "Faculty"

Students Publish Temporal Planning Research

February 19, 2018

Harvey Mudd College

Student researchers at Harvey Mudd aren’t exactly on a mission to Mars, but their work could lead to red planet rovers learning some new tricks. In a computer science/mathematics collaboration, Amy Huang ’18 and Liam Lloyd ’18 use geometry to seek ways to embed time management and efficiency into artificial intelligence technologies, aiming to produce […]

Mashek to Head Leading Nonprofit Advancing Viewpoint Diversity

February 6, 2018

Deb Mashek, Harvey Mudd College

The increase in political polarization is having a significant impact on college campuses. For Debra Mashek, professor of psychology at Harvey Mudd College, whose research lies in understanding human relationships and all of its complex layers, this is an opportune time to address this divide. Mashek has been appointed the inaugural executive director of Heterodox […]

Foothill Transit Class Pass

January 12, 2018

Class Pass flyer

The Claremont Colleges and Foothill Transit have teamed up to bring you a better way to get around town. The Class Pass is a pilot program that gives FREE rides on Foothill Transit local and Silver Streak buses to Harvey Mudd College students currently enrolled in at least one unit, faculty, and staff. Students, faculty, […]

Kapor Center Funds CS Equity Study

December 12, 2017

Harvey Mudd College computer science Professor Colleen Lewis

Harvey Mudd College computer science professor Colleen Lewis believes that providing equitable access to computing careers, especially for women of color, is vital to social justice. She also believes that equity can be achieved and is taking steps to make it happen. Lewis recently applied for and was awarded a $10,000 private grant from the […]

Shuve Named KITP Scholar

December 12, 2017

Brian Shuve

Compared to many scientific disciplines that require specific instrumentation or a laboratory in which to conduct experiments, physics professor Brian Shuve’s research is rather unadorned. As a theorist, he says, “I need my mind, paper and pencil and a computer, but I also need a way of staying connected to the community.” As a 2018 […]

HMC Students Compete in Health Hackathon

December 12, 2017

Dominque Mena '19, Theo Hansel '19, Michelle Lanterman '18, Professor Karl Haushalter and Ronak Bhatia '19

Four Harvey Mudd College students and one stuffed animal competed in the second annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon in October. The teddy bear was the team’s answer to the cancer-themed challenge to create a novel technology solution for a problem in healthcare. The students, accompanied by biology and chemistry professor Karl Haushalter, the team’s faculty […]

Free Bus Rides Available to Claremont Colleges Students, Faculty, Staff

December 11, 2017

Graphic of free ride partnership of Foothill Transit and Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges and Foothill Transit are launching a special pilot program that allows students, faculty, and staff free rides on Foothill Transit buses. The organizations have teamed up to offer the Class Pass, a program that gives students currently enrolled at The Claremont Colleges, and faculty and staff employed at The Claremont Colleges or […]

Physics Research Reveals New State of Matter

December 11, 2017

Nicholas Breznay

The scaling theory of localization—the idea that metals cannot exist in two dimensions and that all electrons confined to a 2-D existence will eventually localize, becoming immobile and forming an insulating state—has been part of the standard model of solid state physics for the last 40 years. But recent studies by Harvey Mudd College physics […]

Citizen Seitz

November 1, 2017

David Seitz

Harvey Mudd College cultural geography professor David Seitz is celebrating the release of his first book, A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church. The book is the result of six years of research in which Seitz studied the congregation at the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Toronto, Canada, focusing […]

Iris Critchell Recognized for Aviation Accomplishments

October 20, 2017

Iris Critchell

Instructor of Aeronautics Emerita Iris Critchell was honored for her achievements in aviation with a row of airplane hangars dedicated in her name on Sept. 16 at the Torrance Airport-Zamperini Field in Torrance, Calif. Critchell was one of several honorees at the dedication ceremony, where city and airport officials named each of the airport’s 24 […]