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?

11/12/2008 08:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

The Gates Frontiers Fund has pledged $10 million to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to support the establishment of the Charles C. Gates Center for Mechanical Engineering within the soon-to-be-renovated Thomas Laboratory on the Caltech campus.

11/10/2008 08:00:00
Jon Weiner
The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2.3 million to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to fund the Keck Array--a suite of three microwave polarimeters at the South Pole--and the corresponding research initiative, "Imaging the Beginning of Time: A Search for the Signature of Inflation in the Cosmic Microwave Background."
09/23/2008 07:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Brian M. Stoltz, the Ethel Wilson Bowles and Robert Bowles Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), has been awarded a $10 million grant from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

08/18/2008 07:00:00
Kathy Svitil
The National Science Foundation's Expeditions in Computing program has awarded $10 million to the Molecular Programming Project, a collaborative effort by researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Washington to establish a fundamental approach to the design of complex molecular and chemical systems based on the principles of computer science.
 
08/04/2008 07:00:00
elisabeth nadin
In the dreams of Harry Gray, Beckman Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology, the future energy needs of the world are met with solar-fuel power plants. Now, a $20 million award from the Chemical Bonding Center (CBC), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Chemistry program, will help bring this dream one step closer to reality.
04/17/2008 07:00:00
Jill Perry
The California Institute of Technology has exceeded its goal of raising $1.4 billion during a five-year capital campaign for the creation of new academic centers, buildings, and groundbreaking research projects. The total amount raised was $1.424 billion.
 
04/15/2008 07:00:00
Jill Perry
To address the complex issue of global climate change from a wide range of disciplines, Ronald and Maxine Linde have established an $18 million endowment for the California Institute of Technology to create the Ronald and Maxine Linde Center for Global Environmental Science, uniting faculty from chemistry, engineering, geology, environmental science, and other fields.
 
04/01/2008 07:00:00
Kathy Svitil
The Advanced LIGO Project, an upgrade in sensitivity for LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories), was approved by the National Science Board in its meeting on March 27. The National Science Foundation will fund the $205.12 million, seven-year project, starting with $32.75 million in 2008. This major upgrade will increase the sensitivity of the LIGO instruments by a factor of 10, giving a one thousand-fold increase in the number of astrophysical candidates for gravitational wave signals.
 
04/01/2008 07:00:00
Jill Perry
Seeing a burgeoning new research field at the interface of biology and engineering, the Benjamin M. Rosen Family Foundation of New York has donated $18 million to the California Institute of Technology to establish the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center.
 
03/13/2008 07:00:00
elisabeth nadin

With a $17 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the California Institute of Technology becomes one of five new centers of excellence that will focus on the emerging field of predictive science.

 
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