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05/23/2019

"Neural Lander" Uses AI to Land Drones Smoothly

Robert Perkins
Control engineers and AI experts team up to make drones that fly more smoothly close to the ground
Neural Lander
05/21/2019

Caltech Undergrad Weighs in on Privacy Laws

Robert Perkins
CS major Rona Yu prepares to deliver comments to the FTC on privacy.
Rona Yu
05/15/2019

Lasers Aim to Replace Scalpels in Cutting-Edge Biopsy Technique

Emily Velasco
Researchers have developed a new imaging technique that uses pulses from two kinds of lasers to take pictures of microscopic biological structures.
A region of a mouse imaged by the dual-laser microscopy technique. It is a purple and green cross section of tissue.
04/15/2019

How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole

Robert Perkins
Katie Bouman, soon to join Caltech's faculty, described the work of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) team to a packed audience on campus on Friday, April 12.
Bouman Talk
04/01/2019

Laser Technology Helps Researchers Scrutinize Cancer Cells

Emily Velasco
Photoacoustic microscopy technique allows researchers to analyze metabolic characteristics of cancer cells with laser light
A grid of colored squares on a black background.
03/27/2019

Watson Lecture Preview: Azita Emami

Tiny Chips for Brain-Body-Machine Interfaces
Azirta Emami
03/18/2019

Levitating Objects with Light

Lorinda Dajose
Specially designed materials enable objects of different sizes to be levitated and manipulated with light, thanks to new research from Caltech scientists.
Conceptual illustration of a nano-patterned object reorienting itself to remain in a beam of light.
03/15/2019

Robots Make a Big Splash in Annual Engineering Competition

Emily Velasco
Student-built bots battled for balls in the competition's first amphibious challenge in years
A robot splashes through Millikan Pond with a brightly-colored ball it has captured.
02/19/2019

Ali Hajimiri Awarded 2019 Feynman Teaching Prize

Robert Perkins
This year's Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching goes to Ali Hajimiri, whose tough but inspirational classes pack lecture halls.
Ali Hajimiri
02/08/2019

Two Members of the Caltech Community Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Robert Perkins
Two members of Caltech community receive top engineering honor.
logo of the National Academy of Engineering on a blue background