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03/01/2018

Caltech Announces the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal
02/19/2018

2018 Feynman Teaching Prize is Awarded to Harry Gray

Judy Hill
The chemistry professor and Beckman Institute founding director has taught at Caltech for more than five decades
Harry Gray, Caltech's Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry
02/15/2018

From TECHER: Circles of Thought

How Linus Pauling (PhD ‘25) put his ideas into pictures.
Linus Pauling's chemical diagrams
02/13/2018

Caltech Students Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech students have been awarded the Churchill Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Matthew Weidner and Aishwarya Nene
02/07/2018

Graduate Students Dip Their Toes into Industry

Whitney Clavin
Graduate students are getting a chance to try out biotech industry jobs through a training program administered by the Rosen Center.
Students at Craig Venter Institute
02/06/2018

Production of Solar Fuels Inches Closer with Discovery by Caltech Scientists

Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Harry Gray have discovered how a catalyst splits water using solar power, opening the door to economically viable solar-fuel production.
A graphical representation of the molecular structure of the solar-fuel catalyst developed at Caltech.
01/26/2018

Dennis Dougherty Named Director of Beckman Institute

Whitney Clavin
Dennis Dougherty will lead Caltech's interdisciplinary research center for chemistry and biology technologies.
Dennis Dougherty
01/05/2018

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.
photo of the lecture
01/03/2018

Scientists Design Bacteria to Reflect "Sonar" Signals for Ultrasound Imaging

Whitney Clavin
Engineered bacteria can be imaged by ultrasound.
Artwork of cellular sonar
12/21/2017

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
photo of wistaria on Arms Laboratory at Caltech