07/12/2016 10:17:03
Robert Perkins
A technique that allows manmade DNA shapes to be placed wherever desired—to within a margin of error of just 20 nanometers—now removes a major hurdle for the large-scale integration of molecular devices on chips.
Microscopic Van Gogh
07/11/2016 08:29:36
Williams received the award for her sustained record of innovation and achievement in the area of structural-surface physics. She now serves as director of the Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA-E) in the U.S. Department of Energy.
07/07/2016 10:38:10
Lori Dajose
Anton Kapustin and Vladimir Markovic will each be awarded $100,000 annually for five years as part of the fellowship.
07/05/2016 10:00:38
Litle received the award for his revolutionary contributions to commerce, including the presorted mail program developed for the U.S. Postal Service and the three-digit security codes on credit cards.
06/28/2016 12:25:49
Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
06/27/2016 11:45:07
Larson received the award for his accomplished career in the electronics industry. He is also being celebrated for his sustained commitment to the research, students, and alumni of Caltech.
06/20/2016 11:53:06
Gehrels received the award for his scientific leadership in the study of gamma-ray bursts as well as for his significant contributions to high-energy astrophysics, infrared astronomy, and instrument development.
06/13/2016 09:21:16
Campagna received the award for her contributions to quantitative investment and for her leadership in the financial industry. Campagna is the founder of QS Investors, a leading customized solutions and global quantitative equities provider.
06/22/2016 11:09:47
Ben Tomlin
Will Peterson (BS '02) was offered the chance every lawyer dreams of, to argue before the Supreme Court, but the former software engineer had less than four months to prepare his case.
06/06/2016 08:18:19
Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
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