News articles tagged with "undergrad_research"

10/20/2014 12:20:49
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech junior Edward Fouad spent 10 weeks this summer as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program working in the lab of Aaron Parness, a group leader at JPL, where researchers are designing, prototyping, and refining technology for a device called a microspine gripper. Looking something like a robotic circular foot with many toes extending radially outward, such a gripper has the ability to grab onto a rocky surface and cling to it even when hanging upside down.
06/17/2011 07:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Students from Caltech won a large number of awards this spring, including a Fulbright grant, a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, three Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, two Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship, and 36 National Science Foundation Fellowships. 

11/30/2010 08:00:00
Ann Motrunich

It was a posting that offered a chance to "see how research is done and understand the lifetime enthusiasm that can be generated" that brought Zach Wickens to Caltech. The announcement was posted by pioneering organic chemist John (Jack) Roberts, Caltech's Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus.

01/24/2005 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
The Rose Hills Foundation of Los Angeles has awarded $315,000 to the California Institute of Technology to fund scholarships for the current and coming academic years. The scholarships will be awarded to juniors and seniors from the San Gabriel Valley who are majoring in the life sciences, natural sciences, or engineering.
08/30/2004 07:00:00
Caltech Marketing and Communications
Sliding down a sand dune on your derriere might at first take seem a bit undignified for a professor from the California Institute of Technology. But for mechanical engineering professor Melany Hunt, it's all in the name of science.
09/02/2003 07:00:00
Caltech Marketing and Communications
Pavel Batrachenko, an Axline scholar and incoming freshman at the California Institute of Technology, was awarded a gold medal at the 34th International Physics Olympiad in Taiwan.
11/26/2002 08:00:00
ME 72 machine design competition.
09/23/2002 07:00:00
Marcus Woo
Caltech senior Martha-Helene Stapleton is one of Glamour Magazine's "Top 10 College Women" of the year.
07/08/2002 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded $1.8 million to the California Institute of Technology for support of undergraduate programs in the biological sciences.

11/01/1995 08:00:00
John Avery

PASADENA—A satellite built by undergraduates working with Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) engineers will be launched on the morning of November 4 from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central Calif

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