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January 31, 2017

Dr. Raymond Weitekamp Made Forbes 30 Under 30 List For Energy

Weitekamp founded polySpectra based on his PhD work at Caltech investigating new ways of fabricating materials called “functional lithography.” His startup is working to reduce the amount of energy lost through windows. Get the full profile on Raymond here. To see the full list, go here.

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April 26, 2016

Solar Research Not Finished

US photovoltaics research leaders say that solar research is not finished yet; see: http://daedalus.caltech.edu/files/2016/04/Zhang_NatPhoton_Mar2016.pdf

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December 16, 2015

National Academy of Inventors Names Three Caltech Fellows

Caltech professors Harry Atwater, Mark Davis, and Ali Hajimiri have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). According to the NAI press release, fellows are “academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, […]

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December 10, 2015

Dr. Hal Emmer

Congratulations to Dr. Hal Emmer on his successful thesis defense!

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December 7, 2015

Siying Peng Wins NKT Photonics Student Award

Congratulations to Siying Peng for winning the Student Award for Symposium HH “Optical Metamaterials – From New Plasmonic Materials to Metasurface Devices” at the 2015 Fall Materials Research Society Meeting!

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November 17, 2015

Harry Atwater Will Be On Live Twitter Chat

Harry will be participating in a live Twitter debate on Thursday, November 19th, @ 7 am. It is part of Reuter’s coverage of the COP21 Sustainable Innovation Forum in Paris (http://www.cop21paris.org/) that is taking place on Dec 7-8. The Twitter debate is centered around: “Who are the people who will pull our planet from the […]

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