Research Centers

Beckman Institute

The Beckman Institute is a multi-disciplinary research center for research in the chemical and biological sciences.

Center for Catalysis and Chemical Synthesis (CCCS)

The Center for Catalysis and Chemical Synthesis (3CS) offers state-of-the-art robotic instrumentation for the high throughput screening, discovery and analysis of novel chemical entities for catalysis and chemical synthesis.

Center for Science and Engineering of Materials (CSEM)

The Center for Science and Engineering of Materials at Caltech facilitates chemical engineering research into new areas of application and involvement.

Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling

Dedicated to understanding the intricacies of cellular signaling, the Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling focuses on determining how complex systems of molecules interact to create the pathways that regulate the lives of cells and allow them to respond to their environments.

Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center

The Rosen Bioengineering Center supports bioengineering-related research through a variety of programs and activities on campus, exploring solutions to scientific problems at the interface of biology and engineering.

Jacobs Institute for Molecular Engineering for Medicine

The Jacobs Institute for Molecular Engineering for Medicine has been established to pursue biomedical research based on molecular engineering to invent the next generation of medicines and medical devices.

Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP)

The Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) is the nation's largest research program dedicated to the development of an artificial solar-fuel generation technology.

Linde + Robinson Lab for Global Environmental Science

Scientists from a broad range of disciplines are collaborating at the Linde Center to generate a comprehensive understanding of our global environment—including the impacts of human activities on it.

Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC)

The Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC) aims to develop methods required for first principles multiscale multi-paradigm based predictions of the structures and properties of proteins, DNA, polymers, ceramics, metal alloys, semiconductors, organometallics and to apply these methods to design new materials for pharma, catalysis, microelectronics, nanotechnology, and superconductors.

Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology (UST)

The main mission of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology (UST) is to develop the science and technology for observing complex molecular structures in motion using diffraction, spectroscopy, and microscopy.

Resnick Institute

The Resnick Sustainability Institute is Caltech's studio for sustainability—where rigorous science and bold creativity come together to address the toughest problems that must be solved in order to change the balance of the world's sustainability. Institute researchers address critical challenges in renewable energy and sustainability science, directed toward outcomes that have the potential to make a global impact in the short and long-term.