News articles tagged with "engineering"

04/06/2015 10:59:17
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Adam Jermyn and Charles Tschirhart have been named 2015 Hertz Fellowship winners. Selected from a pool of approximately 800 applicants, the awardees will receive up to five years of support for their graduate studies.
2015 Hertz Foundation Fellows Charles Tschirhart (left) and Adam Jermyn (right)
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.
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.
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