Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges. The Institute has 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to hands-on research to approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students. Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution with a 124-acre campus located in Pasadena.
Research & Development
City of Hope
City of Hope is a world leader in the research and treatment of cancer, diabetes, and other serious diseases. We deliver scientific miracles that make lives whole again.
Compassion is the heart of our approach and the driving force behind all our discoveries.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute.
Each innovative treatment we create gives people the chance to live longer, better and more fully.
Huntington Medical Research Inst. (HMRI)
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
Kaiser Permanente-Walnut Center
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 (www.earthscope.org/). 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 (http://anf.ucsd.edu/) 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; http://pbo.unavco.org/) project implemented the ASPEN solution as well.