News articles tagged with "engineering"

12/16/2014 12:19:30
Douglas Smith
Fredric ("Fred") Raichlen, professor emeritus of civil and mechanical engineering at Caltech, passed away on December 13, 2014. He was 82 years old. Raichlen was an expert on the mechanics of tsunamis, the waves created by underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other geologic events.
Fred Raichlen
02/11/2014 11:31:31
Douglas Smith
In a Watson Lecture on February 12, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Dennis Kochmann will explain how controlling a material's complex structural details from the atomic scale up can affect its behavior in everyday life.
11/13/2013 11:44:40
Cynthia Eller
MedE pulls together faculty from a broad range of specialties, both within EAS and outside it, to create an interdisciplinary program in a critical area of engineering.
11/01/2013 15:39:21
Douglas Smith
Caltech's Axel Schere is miniaturizing medical equipment (without benefit of a shrink ray). He'll tell us how to make a sensor small enough to be injected into an artery.
10/22/2013 11:27:34
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
New Caltech faculty member Lulu Qian performs research in the field of molecular programming to design synthetic molecular systems with neural-network-like behaviors and tiny robots from the programmed interactions of DNA molecules.
10/04/2013 12:16:37
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
DALE is nearly ready to face the judges. The Dynamic Augmented Living Environment, Caltech's collaboration with the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is now on-site at the Department of Energy's 2013 Solar Decathlon competition site in Irvine, California.
09/05/2013 10:57:22
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech engineers have mimicked lightweight yet strong biological materials by creating nanostructured, hollow ceramic scaffolds, and have found that their small building blocks, or unit cells, display remarkable strength and resistance to failure despite being more than 85 percent air.
08/27/2013 10:55:39
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech students and recent graduates take classroom knowledge to the construction site.
08/07/2013 10:00:51
Kimm Fesenmaier
A group of Caltech researchers has engineered a miniature silicon system that produces a type of light that is quieter at certain frequencies—meaning it has fewer quantum fluctuations—than what is usually present in a vacuum.
07/30/2013 17:03:26
Brian Bell
The Indian Department of Space / Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has established a fellowship at Caltech in the name of Satish Dhawan (1920–2002), a Caltech alumnus (Eng '49, PhD '51) and a pioneer of India's space program.
07/30/2013 16:12:06
Katie Neith
Researchers have developed a new and improved way of looking at the composition of turbulence near walls, the type of flow that dominates our everyday life. Their research could lead to significant fuel savings.
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