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<br /> California Institute of Technology<br /> 2011 Annual Report<br /> 1<br /> Caltech<br /> [a year of firsts]<br /> [Look for this symbol throughout the book,<br /> celebrating first-time achievements, discoveries,<br /> and innovations by Caltech faculty, students,<br /> and community members.]<br /> 1 CONTENTS <br /> <br /> 2 Letter from the Chairman and the President<br /> 4 Award Highlights<br /> 6 Research<br /> 16 Academics and Campus Life<br /> 22 Development<br /> 28 Faculty Awards<br /> 34 Board of Trustees<br /> 36 Financial Summary <br /> <br /> Our Mission<br /> The mission of the California Institute of Technology is<br /> to expand human knowledge and benefit society through<br /> research integrated with education. 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The </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=14"> “ DISCOVERING A NEW CLASS OF SUPERNOVAE </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=15"> STUDYING EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT Can sea urchins</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=16"> 14 CALTECH 2011 :: A YEAR OF FIRSTS</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=17"> BLAZING TRAILS IN OUTER SPACE Missions explore J</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=18"> C H A N G E B E G I N S 16 CA</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=19"> “I didn't appreciate how rewarding learning new</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=20"> RICHARD P. FEYNMAN PRIZ E FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACH</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=21"> STUDENT LIFE Students spend summer SURFing. More</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=22"> TEDxCALTECH 1 [First TEDxCaltech event] Celebr</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=23"> “The most important thing we do at Caltech is p</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=24"> P O S S I B I L I T I E S E M E R G E </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=25"> “When you bring innovative scientists together </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=26"> THOR CENTER </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=27"> DOW C HEMICAL PARTNERSHIP 1 Dow Ch</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=28"> “Caltech gave me a chance to change my life, whic</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=29"> CITY OF HOPE PARTNERSHIP Partnership brings cutt</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=30"> L E A D E R S T H R I V E RS </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=31"> “In life, leadership and learning are inextrica</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=32"> “Our Breakthrough Award winners not only capture</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=33"> NIH DIRECTOR'S AWARDS Risky research reaps rewar</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=34"> FACULTY AWARDS MEDALS AND DISTINCTIONS White Ho</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=35"> AWARDS American Chemical Society, 2011 Roger Adam</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=36"> BOARD OF TRUSTEES (as of January 2012) Officers of</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=37"> Senior Trustees Gordon M. Binder Managing Dir</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=38"> 36 CALTECH 2011 :: A YEAR OF FIRSTS</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=39"> F INANCIAL SUMMARY</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=40"> LETTER FROM THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUSINESS AND F</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=41"> FINANCIAL SUMMARY For the fiscal years ended Sept</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=42"> B OUNDARIES DISAPPEAR SA A </a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=43"> “At Caltech, we focus on developing creative mi</a> <a title="2011 Annual Report page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a446d238?page=44"> California Institute of Technology 1200 East Cali</a>