News Subscribe via RSS


Stoltz Wins Grant from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Lori Dajose
Professor of Chemistry Brian Stoltz has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation’s Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry.

Mitchio Okumura wins the ACS Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Mitchio Okumura, Professor of Chemical Physics, has won the 2015 ACS Award in Experimental...

Thomas F. Miller wins the ACS Physical Chemistry "Early Career" Award

Thomas F. Miller III, Professor of Chemistry, has won the 2015 ACS Physical Chemistry Division "Early Career" Award, which recognizes "outstanding contributions in experimental and theoretical physical chemistry by young investigators."

Chemists Solve Key Cellular Puzzle

Jon Nalick
X-ray “vision” helps scientists determine the structure of a transport channel that is vital for cell survival

Why Comets Are Like Deep Fried Ice Cream

Origins of crunchy crusts on comets explained in new laboratory research
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Harry Gray receives the ACS Theodore William Richards Medal

Professor Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the Founding Director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology, is the recipient of the ACS Theodore William Richards Medal Award.

Six from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Lori Dajose
Four Caltech professors and two JPL scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), an honor considered among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Robert H. Grubbs Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Robert H. Grubbs, Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Abundant Salt Makes High-Performing Catalyst

Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech chemists discover that an abundant potassium compound could replace rare precious metals used in the creation of new drugs and materials, and in agrocience.

Caltech Professors Named Fellows of the AAAS

Lori Dajose
Caltech Professor of Astronomy George Djorgovski and chemist Bruce Brunschwig are among the 401 newly elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2014.