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02/26/2015

Gray Wins Prestigious Medal for Achievements in Chemistry

Lorinda Dajose
Harry Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the founding director of the Beckman Institute, was recognized for his "conspicuous achievement in chemistry."
02/17/2015

Stoltz Wins Grant from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Lorinda 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.
02/12/2015

Mitchio Okumura wins the ACS Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry

Mitchio Okumura, Professor of Chemical Physics, has won the 2015 ACS Award in Experimental...
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02/12/2015

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."
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02/12/2015

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
02/10/2015

Why Comets Are Like Deep Fried Ice Cream

Origins of crunchy crusts on comets explained in new laboratory research
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
02/09/2015

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.
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02/06/2015

Six from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Lorinda 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.
02/06/2015

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).
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02/04/2015

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.