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10/01/2017

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
Tirrell
07/13/2017

Computer Chip Technology Repurposed for Making Reflective Nanostructures

Emily Velasco
Andrei Faraon's nano-scale metamaterials have been used to create flat lenses and prism-like surfaces that spread light out into its spectrum. Now, he is using them to create a special class of reflective surfaces.
Retroreflectors created in the lab of Andrei Faraon reflect light.
06/15/2017

AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences

Lorinda Dajose
Underrepresented minority postdoctoral scholars discuss their experiences with the AGEP program at Caltech.
AGEP
04/05/2017

The Caltech Effect Highlights the Work of Carver Mead

Carver Mead's work at Caltech shaped many of the technologies the world uses today.
A 1971 photo of Mead with students
09/30/2016

No Rest for a Nobelist

Lori Oliwenstein
For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.
photo of Robert Millikan
07/28/2016

Richard Murray Named to DOD Panel on Innovation

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Richard Murray will join the DOD's 15-member Defense Innovation Advisory Board.
07/27/2016

Improving Computer Graphics with Quantum Mechanics

Robert Perkins
The Schrödinger equation, foundational to quantum mechanics, turns out to be useful for predicting the motion of fluids as well.
01/27/2016

Innovations in the Air

Three of the aerospace industry's biggest companies came together at a forum at Caltech to discuss some of their most exciting new ventures.
12/14/2015

15 for 2015: The Year in Research News at Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
09/01/2015

Deformation of 3D Hierarchical Nanolattices

Lorinda Dajose
Researchers in the laboratory of Caltech's Julia Greer have designed a new kind of hierarchical nanostructure that is stronger than previous lattice structures and bounces back with less damage after compression.