Awards Spotlight

05/20/2015 07:28:26
Lori Dajose
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has selected Caltech professor of biology Doris Tsao (BS '96) as one of 26 new HHMI investigators. Investigators represent some of the nation's top biomedical researchers and receive five years of funding to "move their research in creative new directions."
05/18/2015 11:02:30
Lori Dajose
Two Caltech students, Saaket Agrawal and Paul Dieterle, have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater scholarships for the 2015–16 academic year. The program, established by Congress in 1986, provides financial support to college students who intend to pursue research careers in science, mathematics, and engineering.
05/14/2015 12:12:52
Lori Dajose
The Gold Medal of the American Institute of Chemists (AIC) has been awarded to Jacqueline Barton, the Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
05/12/2015 14:31:20
Lori Dajose
The lectureship, awarded from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Associated Universities, Inc, is named for Karl Jansky, a pioneer in the field of radio astronomy and the first to detect radio waves from a cosmic source.
04/29/2015 11:59:31
Lori Dajose
Barry Simon, the IBM Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Caltech, has been awarded the International János Bolyai Prize of Mathematics for 2015 by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
04/28/2015 21:26:08
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Marianne Bronner, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, and three Caltech alumni have been elected to join the National Academy of Sciences.
04/24/2015 16:39:34
Lori Dajose
Sean Carroll, a research professor of physics, was awarded the mid-career fellowship, which recognizes those who have "demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts."
05/06/2015 10:11:58
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp have been named 2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship winners. Fifty fellows were selected from a pool of nearly 700 candidates.
Caltech's 2015 Watson Fellows, Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp.
04/23/2015 12:13:10
Lori Dajose
Three Caltech faculty and two trustees were named to the 2015 class of fellows for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest honorary societies.
04/16/2015 12:08:08
Cynthia Eller
Professor of English Kevin Gilmartin, who has taught at Caltech for the past 24 years, was honored with the prize that recognizes a Caltech professor annually for demonstrating an "unusual ability, creativity, and innovation" in teaching.
04/16/2015 09:48:27
Lori Dajose
PhD candidate Mohamad Abedi has received a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Abedi and 29 other fellows were selected "for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic field."
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