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04/23/2014

Research for a Greener Future

Kathy Svitil
Today's Earth Week feature highlights three cross-disciplinary research centers where Caltech scientists and engineers collaborate on projects that will have a positive impact on energy, the environment, and Earth's sustainable future.
04/23/2014

John F. Brady elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

John F. Brady, Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and Executive Officer for Chemical Engineering has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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04/04/2014

Stephanie Laga and Katja Luxem awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Two Caltech seniors in chemistry—Stephanie Laga and Katja Luxem (pictured)—have received 2014-2015 Ful­bright Schol­ar­ships for Germany and Switzerland.
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04/02/2014

Watching the Brain Do Its Thing: An Interview with Mikhail Shapiro

Cynthia Eller
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Mikhail Shapiro is determined to reveal the mysteries of the brain in situ, in living beings, right down to the cellular level.
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04/01/2014

New Method Could Improve Ultrasound Imaging

Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech chemical engineer Mikhail Shapiro has shown hidden potential of gas vesicles.
03/13/2014

Caltech Appoints Diana Jergovic to Newly Created Position of Vice President for Strategy Implementation

Kathy Svitil
In the newly created position, Jergovic will collaborate closely with the president and provost, and with the division chairs, faculty, and senior leadership on campus and at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
03/07/2014

Resourceful Computing Advances Chemistry at Caltech

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In the 1970s, Caltech researcher Aron Kuppermann found additional computer resources in an unlikely place: a local religious organization. In the same spirit of creativity, Caltech researchers today have also found ways to practice resourceful computing.
03/06/2014

National Inventors Hall of Fame to Induct Arnold

Brian Bell
Frances H. Arnold, the Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, and director of the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center at Caltech, is one of five living innovators chosen to be inducted in 2014.
02/20/2014

A Changing View of Bone Marrow Cells

Kimm Fesenmaier
Using a novel microfluidic technique, researchers at Caltech have shown that, rather than simply replenishing immune cells after they become depleted, blood stem cells sense danger signals directly and quickly produce new immune cells.
02/12/2014

Watching the Brain Do Its Thing: An Interview with Mikhail Shapiro

Cynthia Eller
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Mikhail Shapiro is determined to reveal the mysteries of the brain in situ, in living beings, right down to the cellular level.