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California Institute of Technology

Author:idearen Source: Date:2013-4-22 15:46:06 Popularity:

The United States California Institute of Technology in the American state of California Pasadena (Pasadena). Pasadena is located in the northeast of Losangeles, is famous for its rose in 2010, and the annual Rose Parade, Pasadena rose car debut at the Shanghai world expo.

The United States California Institute of Technology (California Institute of Technology, referred to as Caltech) was founded in 1891, is a private research institute for four years. The school has 2130 students, including international students 951 people; in 1405 teachers, teacher-student ratio is 2 ∶ 3. The United States California Institute of Technology scale is small, is conducive to the students in extracurricular activities of mutual understanding and exchanges, whenever there is a football game or performances, students have the opportunity to play the game or on the stage. The school will be rich extracurricular life and learning the perfect combination, make the student's campus life to the fullest. The geographical position is superior, is only 11 miles from the city of Losangeles, convenient transportation.

The United States California Institute of Technology covers an area of 50.18 acres, is extremely small, but the mission is "through the combination of research and education, develop and benefit from social to all human knowledge" (Expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education).

The United States California Institute of Technology has 7 lines, respectively is the biological system (Biology), the Department of chemistry and Chemical Engineering (Chemistry & Chemical, Engineering) of engineering and Applied Sciences (Engineering & Applied Science), geological and Planetary Sciences (Geological & Planetary Sciences), School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Humanities & Social Sciences), physical, mathematics and Astronomy (Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy) and interdisciplinary system (Interdisciplinary Programs). The school offers bachelor, master degree and doctoral degree programs.

In Colleges and Universities

1 teaching and teachers

The United States California Institute of Technology students and teachers through carefully selected, all the faculties and students is to rise above the common herd. For example, to recruit a teacher (Professor, associate professor and assistant professor) takes a long time, sometimes to discuss and review several years, because of the need to ensure that the best teachers, so that it can work with different disciplines and division of work colleagues.

The United States California Institute of Technology small and fine, focus on several of the most important fields of science. College because of the small, between interdisciplinary exchanges. Scientific American California Institute of Technology emphasizes interdisciplinary cooperation and research faculty.

The United States California Institute of Technology has strong economic strength. According to 2007 statistics, the United States has 18 by the escrow National Laboratory, they need the federal government funding of $about 3000000000 a year, while the United States California Institute of Technology hosted "the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)" accounted for 30% total appropriation.

2 College Ranking

According to the 2010 American news and world report, California Institute of Technology, the United States of America in the global top 400 universities ranked ninth; in the United States University (undergraduate) seventh.

3 College Ranking

Students professional comments on the research according to the 2010 American news and world report, California Institute of Technology, the United States of America chemistry major Earth Science, physics, aerospace engineering in first U. S.; biomedical / Biological Engineering in the national second; chemical engineering in third U. S.; biology in the fifth name; the overall Engineering Specialty Rankings across the seventh; mathematics in the national seventh; major in Computer Science in eleventh U. s..

4 famous alumni and professors

The United States California Institute of Technology a total of 31 individuals received 32 Nobel Prize, won the Nobel Prize in part are listed as follows:

Linus Pauling (Linus Pauling), won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1954) and the Nobel Peace Prize (1962);

Robert Grub (Robert? Grubbs), won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2005);

Robert Morton (Robert C.Merton), won the Nobel economist (1997);

Douglas Osheroff (Douglas Dean Osheroff), won the Nobel Prize in Physics (1996);

Edward Lewis (Edward B. Lewis), won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine (1995);

Rudolf Markus (Rudolph A. Marcus), won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1992;)

Chinese Alumni outstanding (part);

Zhao Zhongyao, a physicist, founder of nuclear physics in china;

Tsien Hsueshen, aerodynamics, led China's missile and rocket development.

 
 
 
 
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