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Caltech Professors Receive Sloan Research Fellowships
02/16/2021

Caltech Professors Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech faculty members have been awarded Sloan Research Fellowships for 2021: Nick Hutzler, assistant professor of physics, and Wei Gao, assistant professor of medical engineering.
Photos of Wei Gao and Nick Hutzler
Caltech Alumnus Embeds with the California Office of Emergency Services
02/03/2021

Caltech Alumnus Embeds with the California Office of Emergency Services

Robert Perkins
Alumnus Alistair Hayden (PhD '20) is a 2021 California Council on Science and Technology Science Fellow.
Hayden fieldwork
LIGO and Virgo to Receive IEEE Milestone Plaques
02/01/2021

LIGO and Virgo to Receive IEEE Milestone Plaques

Whitney Clavin
On February 3, 2021, the IEEE will host an online event to bestow its Milestone awards to the gravitational-wave observatories of LIGO and Virgo.
LIGO Hanford, LIGO Livingston and Virgo.
Arnold Named Co-Chair of President-elect Biden's Science and Technology Advisory Council
01/15/2021

Arnold Named Co-Chair of President-elect Biden's Science and Technology Advisory Council

Emily Velasco
Frances Arnold, Caltech's Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry and director of the Donna and Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center, has been named by President-elect Joe Biden to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).
A portrait of Frances Arnold in her laboratory. She wears a blue blazer and smiles at the camera. In the background are laboratory glassware and a researcher at work.
Dabiri Receives Waterman Award
12/18/2020

Dabiri Receives Waterman Award

Robert Perkins
John O. Dabiri has been honored with the 2020 Alan T. Waterman Award, which provides $1 million for research over five years.
promo image for John Dabiri's Waterman Award
2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
Lihong Wang and Changhuei Yang Named to National Academy of Inventors
12/09/2020

Lihong Wang and Changhuei Yang Named to National Academy of Inventors

Andrew Moseman
Two Caltech faculty members join the ranks of NAI fellows in 2020.
Lihong Wang and Changhuei Yang
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