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Professor Andrade Receives the ASCE Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award

02-25-11

José E. Andrade, Associate Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, has been selected by the Geo-Institute Board of Governors of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) to receive the 2011 Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award.  Professor Andrade is receiving the award "for his contributions toward the understanding of instabilities in multi-phase porous media under static and dynamic loading by the development of predictive multiscale computational procedures".

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Professor Elachi is Awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur

12-09-10

Charles Elachi, Vice President; Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Science, has been awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur which is the highest decoration of the French Republic. [Caltech Feature

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Chameau Announces Initiative for a New $90 Million Sustainability Institute

07-06-09

On June 12, 2009 president Jean-Lou Chameau announced $30 million in gifts as the first phase of a proposed $90 million initiative for a new institute. The funds will go towards the creation of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech. [Caltech Press Release]

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