# People

- Franca will join Caltech in Fall 2022

### Franca Hoffmann

Franca Hoffmann's research is focused on the interface between applied mathematics and data analysis, driven by the need to provide rigorous mathematical foundations for modeling tools used in applications.

- Assistant Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Economics

### Eric Mazumdar

Eric Mazumdar's research lies at the intersection of machine learning and economics. He is broadly interested in developing the tools and understanding necessary to confidently deploy machine learning algorithms into societal-scale systems. Practically, he applies his work to work to problems in intelligent infrastructure, online markets, e-commerce, and the delivery of healthcare.

- von Karman Instructor in Computing and Mathematical Sciences

### Ricardo Baptista

Ricardo Baptistaâ€™s research is motivated by the need for accurate uncertainty quantification in complex physical systems. He is interested in developing scalable computational methods for Bayesian inference and probabilistic modeling, in particular using measure transport and dimension reduction techniques. Practically, he applies his work to improve predictions and build insights for problems in science, engineering, and medicine.