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Caltech Launches New Autonomous Systems Research Center

By photosearth / October 24, 2017

The Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies (CAST) will unite engineers and scientists from many disciplines to advance research on robotics, drones, driverless cars, and machine learning News Writer:  Robert Perkins A scale model of the Autonomous Flying Ambulance being developed at CAST hovers in front of the wall of fans. Credit: Caltech On October […]

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Caltech’s Konstantin Batygin Named a Packard Fellow

By photosearth / October 18, 2017

Five-year fellowship offers early career researchers freedom to tackle major challenges News Writer:  Robert Perkins Konstantin Batygin Credit: Caltech Konstantin Batygin, assistant professor of planetary science and Van Nuys Page Scholar at Caltech, has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering. The fellowship, awarded by the David and Lucile Packard […]

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New Provost Starts This Week

By photosearth / October 3, 2017

David Tirrell assumes his new role on campus Caltech provost David Tirrell Credit: Alex H. Parker On October 1, 2017 chemistry professor and Beckman Institute director David Tirrell officially steps into his new position as Caltech’s 10th provost. A Caltech faculty member since 1998, Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical […]

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Caltech’s New Provost Starts This Week

By photosearth / October 2, 2017

David Tirrell assumes his new role on campus Caltech provost David Tirrell Credit: Alex H. Parker On October 1, 2017 chemistry professor and Beckman Institute director David Tirrell officially steps into his new position as Caltech’s 10th provost. A Caltech faculty member since 1998, Tirrell, the Ross McCollum-William H. Corcoran Professor of Chemistry and Chemical […]