Awards Spotlight

09/01/2015 12:09:53
Lori Dajose
Yuk Yung, the Smits Family Professor of Planetary Science, has received the 2015 Gerard P. Kuiper Prize from the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Sciences.
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."
04/10/2015 09:49:09
Lori Dajose
Yuki Oka, an assistant professor of biology, has been named a 2015 Searle Scholar. Fifteen scholars are named annually, each receiving $100,000 per year for three years.
04/08/2015 17:23:22
Lori Dajose
Andrei Faraon (BS '04) has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant is the NSF's most prestigious award for junior faculty members.
04/08/2015 10:11:07
Kimm Fesenmaier
Thirty-one current Caltech students and 12 alumni to receive support for research-based master's or doctoral programs in science or engineering.
04/06/2015 10:59:17
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Adam Jermyn and Charles Tschirhart have been named 2015 Hertz Fellowship winners. Selected from a pool of approximately 800 applicants, the awardees will receive up to five years of support for their graduate studies.
2015 Hertz Foundation Fellows Charles Tschirhart (left) and Adam Jermyn (right)
03/26/2015 14:10:27
Kimm Fesenmaier
Richard Roll, the Linde Institute Professor of Finance at Caltech, has been named one of two recipients of this year's Onassis Prize in Finance.
03/12/2015 15:19:34
Lori Dajose
Professor of Geobiology Victoria Orphan studies anaerobic marine microorganisms that live within the seafloor and breathe methane.
03/10/2015 15:07:44
Kimm Fesenmaier
Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), a professor of finance at MIT and member of Caltech's Board of Trustees, was recognized for his groundwork and fundamental contributions to the analytical development of financial economics.
02/24/2015 09:31:14
Lori Dajose
John Dabiri and Maria Spiropulu have been named fellows of the American Physical Society (APS) for their exceptional contributions to physics.
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