Research & Development

Autism Speaks

6330 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 401
Los Angeles
Phone: (323)549-0500
Contact: Suzette Valladares

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan for the needs of people with autism and their families.

California Institute of Technology

1200 E. California Blvd.
Phone: (626)395-6811
Fax Number: (626)577-0636
Contact: Hall Daily

Caltech is recognized for its highly select student body of 900 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students, and for its outstanding faculty. Since 1923, Caltech faculty and alumni have garnered 32 Nobel Prizes and five Crafoord Prizes. In addition to its prestigious on-campus research programs, Caltech operates the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the W. M. Keck Observatory in Mauna Kea, the Palomar Observatory, and the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). Caltech is a private university in Pasadena, California. For more information, visit

City of Hope

1500 E. Duarte Rd.
Phone: (626)218-4079
Contact: Victor Benavides

Huntington Medical Research Inst. (HMRI)

99 N. El Molino Ave.
Phone: (626)795-4343
Fax Number: (626)795-5774
Contact: Allyson Simpson

Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) is an independent, nonprofit, public-benefit organization dedicated to improving health and prolonging life by enhancing knowledge of life processes and disease, and by developing technology to diagnose and treat diseases. It is widely known for development of methods and applications of medical magnetic resonance, including imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy, for pioneering studies on biomedical applications of laser energy, development of the hydrocephalus shunt to treat "water-on-the-brain," for basic and applied cancer research, for development of electronic neural rehabilitation technology, and for studies in vascular biology. New Other programs include molecular oncology, molecular neurology and brain mapping (magnetoencephalography, or MEG), and liver studies.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4800 Oak Grove Dr., M/S 180-904
Phone: (818)354-4321
Fax Number: (818)354-3122
Contact: Michael Watkins

Kaiser Permanente-Hollywood

4841 Hollywood Blvd.
Phone: (323)783-4496
Fax Number: (323)783-8005

Kaiser Permanente-Walnut Center

393 E. Walnut St., 2nd Floor
Phone: (626)405-5533
Fax Number: (323)783-8005
Contact: Rita Speck

Kinemetrics Inc.

222 Vista Ave.
Phone: (626)795-2220
Fax Number: (626)795-0868
Contact: Veronica Paredes

Kinemetrics is the only company that not only designs and manufactures seismic instrumentation, but also supports and runs several substantial size seismic networks in several countries. Among the largest are the Italian Civil Defense Network (Dipartimento Protezione Civile, DPC) of ~500 stations with 99.2% uptime, as well as the NSF funded USArray TA, part of the EarthScope project ( In the case of the USArray, Kinemetrics provides support around the clock for ~500 seismic stations generating more than 2,800 data streams and the USArray Network Facility ( acquiring almost 23,000 SOH channels and achieving a stunning 99.5% data availability based on more than 5 years of operation! Moreover, another 100 stations of the Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO; project implemented the ASPEN solution as well.

Planetary Society, The

60 S. Los Robles Ave.
Phone: (626)793-5100
Fax Number: (626)793-5528
Contact: Jennifer Vaugh

Our Mission: To inspire the people of Earth to explore other worlds, understand our own and seek life elsewhere.

Plastic Food Service Packaging Group-PFPG

700 2nd St., NE
Phone: (202)249-6614
Fax Number: (202)379-9741
Contact: Mike Levy