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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
09/26/2018

New Spatial Genomics Center at Caltech

Lori Dajose
Long Cai has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health's Human BioMolecular Atlas Program to build maps of cells throughout the human body.
Long Cai, professor of biology and biological engineering
09/25/2018

Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists have won federal grants for research in quantum computing, quantum networks, and more.
Computer chip illustration
09/10/2018

Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology

Elise Cutts
In recognition of his contributions to chemical biology, Mikhail Shapiro was presented with the 2018 Roger Tsien Award.
Mikhail Shapiro