11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
11/10/2016 09:37:31
Alyce Nicolo
Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.
Members of the V-12 navy unit at Caltech in 1941
10/26/2016 12:05:35
Steve Ritea
Spencer Abraham, Rebecka Belldegrun, and alumna Ann Stimmler Johnson have been elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.
photo of the front of the Parsons-Gates building
10/24/2016 10:47:13
Lori Dajose
A conversation with Alice Michel (BS '16), who spearheaded the effort to give geobiology a home on Wikipedia.
Stromatolites
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.
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