News articles tagged with "grants_and_giving"

09/16/2013 11:45:04
Ann Motrunich

When certain cells in our bodies are missing or nonfunctional, the only current options are to treat the symptoms with drugs or try to acquire transplants. But what if cells in our own bodies could be transformed to take on the missing functions?

12/16/2009 08:00:00
Jon Weiner

Caltech and UCLA have announced the establishment of the Joint Center for Translational Medicine (JCTM), which will advance experimental research into clinical applications, including the diagnosis and therapy of diseases such as cancer.

08/17/2009 07:00:00
Ann Motrunich

Start-up company investor and former financial economist Elizabeth Tito will take the helm of the Associates of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

08/04/2009 07:00:00
Jon Weiner

Caltech alumnus Shang-Li “S.L.” Huang and his wife have pledged $1 million to Caltech to endow the Shang-Li and Betty Huang Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund in Mechanical Engineering.

07/01/2009 07:00:00
Jon Weiner

Kent and Joyce Kresa have pledged $2 million to endow the Joyce and Kent Kresa Professorship in Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech.

06/12/2009 07:00:00
Jon Weiner

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) president Jean-Lou Chameau began today's commencement ceremony by announcing $30 million in gifts as the first phase of a proposed $90 million initiative for a new institute. The funds will go towards the creation of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech.

05/11/2009 07:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has announced that it will fund the creation of 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) over the next five years, including one that will be housed at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). That EFRC will be headed by Harry Atwater, the Howard Hughes Professor and professor of applied physics and materials science.  

04/15/2009 07:00:00
Jon Weiner

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has named Peter deCourcy Hero as its new vice president for development and alumni relations.

04/07/2009 23:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Over the past few decades, transistors in computer chips have become progressively smaller and faster, allowing upwards of a billion individual transistors to be packed into a single circuit. But these circuits have an intractable design flaw: if a single transistor fails, the entire circuit fails. A Caltech researcher has been awarded a $6 million DARPA grant to develop self-healing circuits--which can detect, isolate, and fix their own flaws--to get around the problem.

03/09/2009 07:00:00
Jon Weiner

Sherman Fairchild Foundation's gift will continue advanced space research.

11/25/2008 08:00:00
Martin Voss

Retired business executive and alumnus Fred A. Blum (PhD '68, physics) was recently named president of the Board of Associates of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

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