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Ten Years of Research Through the Resnick Sustainability Institute
11/08/2019

Ten Years of Research Through the Resnick Sustainability Institute

Emily Velasco
A look back at the achievements of the Resnick Sustainability Institute's first decade
A lake reflects snowy mountains
New Polymer Releases Molecular Cargo in Response to Force
11/07/2019

New Polymer Releases Molecular Cargo in Response to Force

Emily Velasco
Caltech's Maxwell Robb has developed a material that undergoes a chemical change when subjected to physical force, releasing a payload molecule.
A researcher wearing a lab coat and safety glasses holds a flask of liquid in a dimly-lit lab. The flask glows a bright blue color.
Researchers Advancing Understanding of Vital Enzyme
10/01/2019

Researchers Advancing Understanding of Vital Enzyme

Emily Velasco
Douglas Rees receives Aminoff Prize for nitrogenase work; Garnet Chan uncovers partial electronic structure of nitrogenase
Portraits of Douglas Rees and Garnet Chan are side by side. Both men are outdoors and wearing white shirts.
Researchers Make It Possible for Ultrasound to Reveal Gene Expression in the Body
09/26/2019

Researchers Make It Possible for Ultrasound to Reveal Gene Expression in the Body

Emily Velasco
Mikhail Shapiro's lab develops technique for imaging mammalian gene expression with ultrasound for the first time by combining human bacteria and virus DNA
An artist's representation of a cell with gas-filled vesicles inside.
A Sustained History of Leadership
09/26/2019

A Sustained History of Leadership

Lori Oliwenstein
The Resnick Sustainability Institute will continue to build on the pioneering work Caltech researchers have been doing over many decades.
airplane tail in wind tunnel
Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research
09/26/2019

Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Kathy Svitil
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Stewart Resnick
A Center for Innovation and Education in Sustainability Science and Engineering
09/26/2019

A Center for Innovation and Education in Sustainability Science and Engineering

Emily Velasco
Resnick Sustainability Institute director highlights Caltech's vision and opportunity to expand and scale research in the field with generous new investment.
Jonas C. Peters
New Metamaterial Morphs Into New Shapes, Taking on New Properties
09/11/2019

New Metamaterial Morphs Into New Shapes, Taking on New Properties

Robert Perkins
Electrochemical reactions drive shape change in new nanoarchitected metamaterial
Programmed Lithiation
Intrinsically Quantum
09/09/2019

Intrinsically Quantum

Garnet Chan appreciates a good challenge. A Caltech theorist, Chan says he is drawn to scientific problems that have long resisted theoretical study.
Garnet Chan
Researchers Find New Way to Make Valuable Chemicals
09/03/2019

Researchers Find New Way to Make Valuable Chemicals

Emily Velasco
William Goddard, Caltech's Charles and Mary Ferkel Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science, and Applied Physics; and Feng Jiao, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Delaware, develop a new chemical process
A portrait of William Goddard