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12/11/2018

Two Caltech Chemists Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Emily Velasco
Jacqueline Barton, CCE division chair, and David Tirrell, Caltech provost, have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Side-by-side portraits of Jacqueline Barton and David Tirrel
12/07/2018

Two Recent Alumni Win Chang Career Exploration Prize

Prize aims to provide alumni with the freedom to explore careers outside of academia.
Underwater landscape with Caltech submersible and sea life
11/27/2018

Caltech's David Reitze Named 2018 AAAS Fellow

Whitney Clavin
In addition to David Reitze, two JPL-ers have been named 2018 AAAS fellows.
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11/19/2018

Two International Aerospace Leaders Receive von Kármán Wings Award

Robert Perkins
The 2018 International von Kármán Wings Award recognizes key figures from the French and Indian space agencies.
Wings Awardees
10/30/2018

Caltech Awards Millikan Medal to Ben Rosen (BS '54)

Elise Cutts
The Caltech Board of Trustees has presented the Institute's highest honor, the Robert A. Millikan Medal, to Board of Trustees Life Member Ben Rosen (BS '54).
photo of Ben Rosen
10/17/2018

Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin
Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.
Breakthrough Prize website image
10/15/2018

Opening up the Dynamic Infrared Sky

Whitney Clavin
Mansi Kasliwal plans to survey the entire accessible night sky in infrared light every night.
photo of Mansi Kasliwal
10/04/2018

Doris Tsao Named MacArthur Fellow

Lori Dajose
The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded to individuals of "outstanding talent."
Doris Tsao
10/03/2018

Frances Arnold Wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Whitney Clavin
For her work on the directed evolution method of bioengineering enzymes, Frances Arnold has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold
10/02/2018

Gradinaru Receives NIH Director's Award

Lori Dajose
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award, given to "exceptionally creative scientists," is part of its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Viviana Gradinaru