News articles tagged with "engineering"

02/13/2015 09:46:59
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
New findings regarding iron's unusual thermodynamic stability at high temperatures could one day help researchers design better and stronger steel.
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.
07/29/2013 08:42:57
Kimm Fesenmaier
Engineers at Caltech have devised a method to convert a relatively inexpensive conventional microscope into a billion-pixel imaging system that significantly outperforms the best available standard microscope.
05/22/2013 08:45:16
Kimm Fesenmaier

Caltech's Class of 2013 is a group of passionate, curious, and creative individuals who have spent their undergraduate years advancing research

05/06/2013 21:11:12
Douglas Smith
Donald Earl Coles (MS '48, PhD '53), professor of aeronautics, emeritus, passed away on May 2 at age 89. Coles was a master instrument builder famed for his ingeniously designed and precisely executed experiments. His doctoral dissertation provided the first comprehensive set of data on supersonic boundary layers.
04/19/2013 09:27:06
Kimm Fesenmaier
Catherine Bingchan Xie, a senior bioengineering major and English minor at Caltech, has been selected to receive a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which will fund her graduate studies next year.
04/08/2013 08:25:04
Marcus Woo
The mission: travel to one of Mars's two moons, explore its surface, collect some rocks, and return to Earth in one piece. Now plan it—in five days. Dozens of students from Caltech and around the world converged on campus recently to do just that.
Subscribe to Caltech News tagged with "engineering"