02/08/2016 12:02:08
Lori Dajose
Researchers have discovered that tiny diatom shells have the highest specific strength of any biological material.
12/11/2015 16:50:25
Nehaly Shah
Kaushik Bhattacharya has received the Warner T. Koiter Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and Michael Ortizhas received the society's Timoshenko Medal.
12/02/2015 08:35:33
Ker Than
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
12/01/2015 18:42:43
Lori Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/30/2015 15:05:18
Chinese aeronautical engineer and academic leader Xuji Fan (MS ’37, MS ’39) passed away on November 21. He was 102.
11/19/2015 13:32:48
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new collaboration between seismologists at Caltech and local public schools helps Los Angeles prepare for the "big one."
11/05/2015 09:08:09
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Chemotherapy injections are a painful but necessary part of many cancer treatment regimes. SURF student Teo Wilkening spent his summer developing a chemotherapy patch that could one day take pain out of the equation.
10/28/2015 16:36:46
Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
10/26/2015 09:16:09
Kimm Fesenmaier
If microbial life exists elsewhere in the solar system, wouldn't we like to actually see it on the move? Bioengineers are already testing a new scope—in extreme environments a bit closer to home—that could capture the 3D videos to make that possible.
10/23/2015 09:31:56
Tom Waldman
Jonas C. Peters, the Bren Professor of Chemistry, has been appointed director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute.
10/19/2015 09:46:25
Kimm Fesenmaier
Major changes are coming to the electrical system. An interdisciplinary group of Caltech scientists and engineers is thinking ahead to prepare us for the power network of the future.
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