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Two Caltech Faculty Receive NIH BRAIN Grants
12/03/2020

Two Caltech Faculty Receive NIH BRAIN Grants

Lori Dajose
Joe Parker and Lihong Wang are recipients of BRAIN Initiative grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Research Professor Sean Carroll, Trustee David Chavez (BS '96), and 10 Additional Alumni Elected to the AAAS
12/03/2020

Research Professor Sean Carroll, Trustee David Chavez (BS '96), and 10 Additional Alumni Elected to the AAAS

Whitney Clavin
Sean Carroll, a research professor of physics at Caltech and communicator of science, trustee David Chavez (BS '96), and 10 additional Caltech alumni have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Sean Carroll (left) and Trustee David Chavez (BS '96)
Saul Teukolsky Awarded 2021 Einstein Prize
10/07/2020

Saul Teukolsky Awarded 2021 Einstein Prize

Whitney Clavin
The American Physical Society's 2021 Einstein Prize goes to physics professor Saul Teukolsky.
Saul Teukolsky
Alumna Andrea Ghez Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics
10/06/2020

Alumna Andrea Ghez Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Whitney Clavin
Andrea Ghez wins Nobel Prize in Physics for research demonstrating the presence of a supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy.
Andrea Ghez
Alumnus Charles M. Rice Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
10/05/2020

Alumnus Charles M. Rice Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

One of Caltech's Distinguished Alumni, virologist Charles M. Rice (PhD '81) receives the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on curing hepatitis C.
A black and white photo of Charles Rice
Kaushik Bhattacharya Awarded 2020 Theodore von Kármán Prize
09/11/2020

Kaushik Bhattacharya Awarded 2020 Theodore von Kármán Prize

Robert Perkins
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) honors Bhattacharya’s achievements and contributions to materials science
Kaushik
Urmila Mahadev Awarded Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize
09/10/2020

Urmila Mahadev Awarded Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize

Whitney Clavin
The New Frontiers Breakthrough Prize is given to early-career female mathematicians
Artwork of a quantum process.
Van Valen Named 2020 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
08/07/2020

Van Valen Named 2020 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

Lori Dajose
David Van Valen (PhD '11) has been named a 2020 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar for his research into viruses.
David Van Valen
Caltech Honors Staff Members for Excellence, Dedication, Service
07/14/2020

Caltech Honors Staff Members for Excellence, Dedication, Service

Jon Nalick
On June 23, Caltech honored more than 250 staff members for their years of service and contributions to the Institute.
Zoom meeting shows participants under a banner thanking staff
Kathryn Zurek Wins Simons Investigator Award
07/01/2020

Kathryn Zurek Wins Simons Investigator Award

Whitney Clavin
Physicist who studies dark matter named a 2020 Simons Investigator.
Kathryn Zurek