In a major breakthrough 60 years in the making that could someday lead to unlimited clean energy, scientists at the National Ignition Facility achieved fusion ignition on Dec. 5. Alex Zylstra ’09 was the principal experimentalist.
This year’s cohort of transfer students at Pomona College includes four veterans of the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force. They bring with them formative life experiences and a deep sense of gratitude and purpose in being here.
Pomona College students are working with Assistant Professor of Computer Science Anthony Clark on computer simulations, exploring how to train autonomous robots to navigate the college campus using machine learning.
Associate Professor of History Angelina Chin researches the global history of assistive technologies, starting with East Asia, and is developing a website to teach the public about different types of assistive technologies.