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 Molecular Medicine

Dedicated to understanding the intricacies of cellular signaling, the Center for Molecular Medicine 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.

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.

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.