Historic Awards & Honors

Scientists, engineers, and—above all—innovative thinkers, Caltech scholars thrive in an environment of intellectual creativity and freedom. Our faculty, alumni, and trustees have been recognized with top national and international honors and the world's most prestigious prizes for their bold scientific explorations and inspired collaborations.

38 Nobel Laureates (39 prizes)

7 Crafoord Laureates

Kavli Prize Recipients

58 National Medal of Science Recipients

13 National Medal of Technology and Innovation Recipients

73 National Academy of Sciences Members

National Academy of Medicine Members

45 National Academy of Engineering Members

15 California Scientist of the Year Faculty Recipients

105 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Faculty Fellows