Institute Announcements

11/11/2014 10:20:55
Kathy Svitil
Richard H. Scheller (PhD '80) has been named a trustee of Caltech. He is executive vice president and head of research and early development at Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.
03/20/2014 11:52:31
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Barbara McConnell Barrett, chairman of the Aerospace Corporation and former U.S. ambassador to Finland, was recently elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.
Barbara McConnell Barrett
02/11/2014 15:17:23
Kathy Svitil
Gerald B. Whitham, Charles Lee Powell Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus, passed away on Sunday, January 26. He was 86 years old.
01/22/2014 09:59:48
Douglas Smith
Lance Edwin Davis, Caltech's Mary Stillman Harkness Professor of Social Science, Emeritus, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014, at age 85. Davis was instrumental in establishing Caltech's social science doctoral program, one with a uniquely mathematical approach.
01/07/2014 10:01:28
Cynthia Eller
John Bryson, former chairman and chief executive officer of Edison International (1990-2008), the parent company of Southern California Edison, has been reelected as a trustee of Caltech.
12/02/2013 10:40:25
Kimm Fesenmaier
David Dreier, chairman of the Annenberg-Dreier Commission at Sunnylands, has been elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.
10/24/2013 11:00:21
Today Caltech announced the appointment of Thomas F. Rosenbaum as the Institute's ninth president. Dr. Rosenbaum is currently the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of Physics and provost at the University of Chicago.
10/04/2013 13:28:14
Douglas Smith
Albert D. "Bud" Wheelon, a life member of the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), passed away at his home in Montecito, California, on September 27. He was 84 years old.
09/16/2013 20:53:47
Douglas Smith
Bruce Churchill Murray, Caltech Professor of Planetary Science, Emeritus, and former head of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), succumbed to complications of Alzheimer's disease on August 29, 2013. He was 81.
06/28/2013 14:55:51
Ann Motrunich
With a $10 million gift, the Los Angeles–based Otis Booth Foundation has created and endowed the Otis Booth Leadership Chair for the Division of Engineering and Applied Science (EAS) at Caltech. This endowment will provide a permanent source of funds to foster novel research ventures and educational programs.
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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