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07/31/2019

From Caltech Magazine: The Future of Green Energy

Caltech chemist Kimberly See is energizing battery research.
Kimberly See
07/29/2019

Jennifer Lum Named Caltech General Counsel

Jennifer Lum, deputy general counsel at Caltech, has been named the Institute's new general counsel.
Jennifer Lum
07/29/2019

Ultra-thin Layers of Rust Generate Electricity from Flowing Water

Emily Velasco
Tom Miller of Caltech and Franz Geiger of Northwestern University show that iron oxide layers can convert kinetic energy of saltwater into electrical power.
An image of the underside of a rusty bridge over a body of water.
07/17/2019

Performing Chemistry in Floating Droplets

Emily Velasco
Could chemists be ready to ditch the venerable test tube?
A hand places a pellet into a 3D-printed ultrasonic levitator.
07/16/2019

Bronner Named Director of Beckman Institute

Lori Dajose
Marianne Bronner will succeed Dennis Dougherty as the director of Caltech's Beckman Institute.
Marianne Bronner
07/10/2019

Order from Chaos

The more Caltech biochemist Shu-ou Shan learns about how proteins are made, the more she marvels that life exists at all. The professor of chemistry and her team focus on the first few moments of a protein’s life, and what they have found is that protein biogenesis is anything but simple.
Shou-ou Shan
06/28/2019

Dennis Dougherty Selected As Next Chair of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Emily Velasco
Dennis Dougherty, Caltech's George Grant Hoag Professor of Chemistry and director of the Beckman Institute, is succeeding Jacqueline Barton as chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Dennis Dougherty
06/21/2019

First Line of Defense

From The Caltech Effect: “Antibiotics are a pillar of civilization,” says Caltech's Rustem Ismagilov. “But humanity completely misuses them.” Four members of Ismagilov’s laboratory explain how their research could help solve the problem.
Ismagilov lab members
06/17/2019

Dexter A. Bailey, Jr., Appointed Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

A nationally recognized leader, Bailey brings more than two decades of development experience to the campus.
Dexter A. Bailey, Jr.
06/14/2019

Caltech Celebrates the Class of 2019

Judy Hill
Caltech celebrated its 125th annual commencement on Friday, June 14, 2019.
Caltech commencement