Caltech 2012 Annual Report

Caltech Advantage

Caltech seeks answers to “impossible” questions, discovers new knowledge, and leads the way into the future.

Extraordinary Faculty

Recruit and attract promising and accomplished scientists who are explorers, pioneers, and inventors.

Focused Research

Emphasize fundamental science; promote high-risk, high-reward research; and solve complex scientific and societal problems

Intellectual & Creative Freedom

Cultivate an entrepreneurial environment and crossdisciplinary collaborations sustained by technical, human, and financial resources.

Unique Educational Experience

Provide a rigorous curriculum integrated with extensive opportunities for research and faculty interaction.

Partnership with
Jet Propulsion Lab

Propel space exploration and advanced instrumentation development with research and faculty appointments and the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS).

Stimulating exploration

Caltech is one of the world’s leading science and engineering research institutions due to a proven strategy of attracting top-caliber scientists and scholars and providing an environment in which they can thrive.