Awards Spotlight

11/24/2015 17:47:32
Lori Dajose
Senior Bianca Lepe, a bioengineering major from Granada Hills, California, has been named a Marshall Scholar.
08/04/2015 10:52:03
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors Alexei Kitaev and Christopher Umans have been named Simons Investigators. These appointments are given annually to "support outstanding scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing creative new research directions." Investigators receive $100,000 annually for five years.
07/29/2015 14:53:35
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Five emerging leaders in green innovation received Resonate Awards from Caltech's Resnick Sustainability Institute.
07/02/2015 12:27:23
Lori Dajose
Caltech professor of mathematics Nets Katz has received the 2015 Clay Research Award from the Clay Mathematics Institute. The award was given jointly to Katz and an MIT collaborator for their solution of the Erdős distance problem and for "other joint and separate contributions to combinatorial incidence geometry."
06/18/2015 08:57:49
Lori Dajose
Mitchell Guttman, an assistant professor of biology, has been named as one of five Pew-Stewart scholars. The scholarship is awarded by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust, and provides four years of funding to "pursue innovative work aimed at advancing progress toward a cure for cancer."
06/23/2015 14:56:07
Douglas Smith
Hiroo Kanamori, Caltech's John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus, was awarded the Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal by the American Geosciences Institute at the 2015 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exposition.
06/12/2015 12:10:00
Lori Dajose
The annual award recognizes undergraduates for theses that "exemplify excellent research, writing and the effective use of library resources."
06/12/2015 00:33:54
Kathy Svitil
Caltech undergraduate and graduate students have collected an impressive array of awards this year.
06/05/2015 10:18:37
Elizabeth Hamilton
Carmona, a grill station cook in Caltech's Chandler Cafeteria, was recognized with the annual staff prize for enthusiasm, pride, and dedication to his work and the Institute.
05/28/2015 14:30:39
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Jonathan Liu, Charles Tschirhart, and Caroline Werlang will be engaging in research abroad as Fulbright Scholars this fall.
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."
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