Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.
Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
Caltech leaders announced today two new funds that will provide flexible resources to support top priorities and launch bold academic endeavors.
Alyce Nicolo and Wayne Lewis
The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.
Ann Motrunich
The unrestricted $10 million gift for Caltech's Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy will help back-of-the-napkin ideas become groundbreaking science.
Kathy Svitil
Laser pioneer Charles H. Townes (PhD '39), a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and a recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics, died on Tuesday, January 27. He was 99 years old.
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