California Institute of Technology - Caltech

California Institute of Technology - Caltech

1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena (CA), 91125, United States

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(626) 395-6811

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About At Caltech, scholars expand human knowledge and benefit society through bold, collaborative explorations in science and engineering.
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Mission The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.
Description As a private research university that was founded on the premise of learning through discovery, Caltech challenges students intellectually, builds analytical skills, develops character, and cultivates the knowledge needed to inspire and execute powerful ideas.
Awards Caltech faculty and alumni have received wide recognition for their achievements in science and engineering.

Nobel Prize: 33 recipients, 34 prizes
Crafoord Prize: 7 recipients
Kavli Prize: 6 recipients
National Medal of Science: 58 recipients
National Medal of Technology: 13 recipients (excluding trustees)
California Scientist of the Year: 15 faculty
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences: 97 faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences: 75 faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine: 7 faculty
Member, National Academy of Engineering: 33 faculty
Founded 1891
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