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Studying Chaos with One of the World's Fastest Cameras
01/13/2021

Studying Chaos with One of the World's Fastest Cameras

Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang demonstrates how his ultrafast camera technology might aid in the study of unpredictable systems.
An artist's rendition of multi-colored laser beams chaotically arranged in front of a black background.
Bill Iwan (1935–2020)
12/22/2020

Bill Iwan (1935–2020)

Caltech mourns the passing of Wilfred D. (Bill) Iwan, a civil engineer whose work helped foster the development of earthquake-resistant structures.
Iwan
Tiny Shape-Shifting Polymers Developed for Potential Medical Applications
12/22/2020

Tiny Shape-Shifting Polymers Developed for Potential Medical Applications

Robert Perkins
Nano-architected shape-memory polymers could one day be used to perform tasks inside the human body.
Polymers
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
Titanium Atom That Exists in Two Places at Once in Crystal to Blame for Unusual Phenomenon
12/03/2020

Titanium Atom That Exists in Two Places at Once in Crystal to Blame for Unusual Phenomenon

Robert Perkins
Bombarding a crystal with neutrons reveals a quantum quirk that frustrates heat transfer.
Minnich crystal
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.
Caltech's AI-Driven COVID-19 Model Routinely Outperforms Competitors
11/26/2020

Caltech's AI-Driven COVID-19 Model Routinely Outperforms Competitors

Robert Perkins
The CS156 model, created by a group led by Yaser Abu-Mostafa, has continued to grow more accurate since its debut at the end of August.
Yaser Map
Robotics Engineers Take on COVID-19
11/17/2020

Robotics Engineers Take on COVID-19

Robert Perkins
Roboticists at Caltech and the University of Michigan apply their skills to fight the pandemic.
Robotics