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EAS New Horizons
EAS Opportunity: New Horizons Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award 2021
May 4, 2021

The division of Engineering and Applied Science has announced a new awards program recognizing efforts across diversity, equity and inclusion.

Haley Bauser
2021 KNI Catalyst Awardee Spotlight: Haley Bauser
April 26, 2021

Applied Physics graduate student Haley Bauser is the inaugural recipient of the KNI Catalyst Awards program, which honors scientists for their outstanding commitment to community outreach, diversity, equity and inclusion at Caltech and JPL.

Daniel Mukasa
2021 KNI Catalyst Awardee Spotlight: Daniel Mukasa
April 26, 2021

Materials Science graduate student Daniel Mukasa is the inaugural recipient of the KNI Catalyst Awards program, which honors scientists for their outstanding commitment to community outreach, diversity, equity and inclusion at Caltech and JPL.

2021 KNI Catalyst Award Recipients
2021 KNI Catalyst Award Recipients: Haley Bauser and Daniel Mukasa
April 23, 2021

KNI is delighted to recognize nanoscience community members who are actively engaged in building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment at Caltech and in STEM.

Harry Atwater
New EAS Division Chair Announced
April 21, 2021

Harry A. Atwater, the Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science and founding KNI faculty board member, has been selected as the new chair of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science.

KNI Distinguished Webinar with Paul McEuen
KNI Distinguished Webinar with Dr. Paul McEuen (Cornell) on Tuesday, April 13
April 8, 2021

Dr. McEuen will give a talk on "Microscopic Robots?" at this free, public event.

Betar Gallant
KNI Distinguished Webinar with Betar Gllant (MIT) - Tues 3/23
March 19, 2021

Dr. Gallant will give a talk on "Advancing the Materials and Chemistry of High-Energy Batteries" at this free, public event.

Wei Gao
Wei Gao Receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
March 15, 2021

Wei Gao, Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering, has been selected to receive the prestigious 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award from 3M Corporation.

KNI Seminar with Dr. Jeong Hoon Ko
Wednesday, March 11: Special Seminar with KNI Prize Postdoctoral Fellow
March 8, 2021

Dr. Jeong Hoon Ko will discuss his work on "Polymer Coating of Gas Vesicles for Extended Ultrasound Bioimaging"

Rothemund Atwater Polarimeter
Researchers Demonstrate Ability to Place Nanoscale Molecular Devices in Specific Positions and Orientations
February 22, 2021

A collaboration involving the Rothemund and Atwater labs led to the design of 3,000 DNA molecules which were precisely positioned and oriented on a single chip.

Gao and Hutzler Receive 2021 Sloan Fellowships
Gao and Hutzler Receive 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships
February 17, 2021

KNI-affiliated faculty members Wei Gao and Nick Hutzler are among two of this year's recipients of the prestigious award

Dr. Jaimie Marie Stewart
Wednesday, Feb 24: Special Seminar with KNI Prize Postdoctoral Fellow
February 13, 2021

Dr. Jaimie Marie Stewart will discuss her work on "Synthesis and Characterization of RNA Condensates".

Zhenan Bao
KNI Distinguished Webinar with Zhenan Bao (Stanford) on Tuesday, Feb 9
February 1, 2021

Dr. Zhenan Bao will discuss "Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics" at this free, public event.

KNI Catalyst Awards
Kavli Nanoscience Institute Launches KNI Catalyst Awards
February 1, 2021

The Kavli Nanoscience Institute has established the Catalyst Award program to formally recognize community members who are advancing equity, inclusion and diversity across Caltech and STEM channels.

Wei Gao
KNI Special Seminar with Wei Gao - January 26 @ 4 pm
January 19, 2021

Assistant Professor Wei Gao will discuss his lab's latest work on biosensors for non-invasive analysis, including testing for SARS-CoV-2.

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