Caltech Names New Secretary to the Board. She helped launch the inaugural season for women's soccer at Caltech in 2017 and says the sport and the team teach lessons that help her in the classroom and on the field. Nayla Abney took a chance leaving New Jersey and the East Coast to come to Caltech. Mr. Lewis W. van AmerongenLvA Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Walter L. WeismanPast Chairman and CEOAmerican Medical International, Inc. Under the provisions of the Bylaws of the California Institute of Technology, the activities and affairs of the California Institute of Technology shall be conducted by and all corporate powers shall be exercised by or under the direction of the Board of Trustees . Hawley, Inc. Dr. York Liao (BS '67)Managing DirectorWinbridge Company Ltd. Dr. Gordon Moore (PhD '54, Chair Emeritus)Chairman EmeritusIntel Corporation, Mr. Sidney R. PetersenChairman and CEO (Retired)Getty Oil Company, Mr. Nelson C. RisingChairmanRising Realty Partners, Mr. Arthur RockPrincipalArthur Rock and Company, Mr. Benjamin M. Rosen (BS '54, Chair Emeritus)Chairman EmeritusCompaq Computer Corporation, Mr. Richard M. RosenbergChairman & CEO (Retired)Bank of America Corporation, Mr. Robert J. SchultzVice Chairman (Retired)General Motors Corporation, Mr. Dennis StanfillDennis Stanfill Company, Dr. Virginia V. WeldonSr. The vocational school was disbanded and the preparatory program … Submit your SAT or ACT fee waiver form with your application or email a copy to Caltech at Caltech started as a vocational school founded in Pasadena on September 23, 1891 by local businessman and politician Amos G. Throop.The school was known successively as Throop University, Throop Polytechnic Institute (and Manual Training School) and Throop College of Technology before acquiring its current name in 1920. Mr. Peter D. KaufmanChairman and Chief Executive OfficerGlenair, Inc. Mr. Walter Kortschak (MS '82)Senior Advisor and Former Managing PartnerSummit Partners, L.P. Mr. Jon B. KutlerChairman and Chief Executive OfficerAdmiralty Partners, Inc. Dr. David Li Lee (Chair) (PhD '74)Managing General PartnerClarity Partners, L.P. Mr. Li LuFounder and ChairmanHimalaya Capital Management, LLC, Dr. Alexander Lidow (BS '75)Chief Executive OfficerEPC Corporation, Ms. Deborah D. McWhinneyFormer Chief Executive OfficerCiti Enterprise PaymentsCiti Bank, Mr. Alexander R. Mehran, Sr.Chairman of the BoardSunset Development Company, Mr. Kenneth G. MooreChief Program Officer Bay AreaChief Administrative OfficerTrusteeGordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Dr. Philip M. Neches (BS '73, MS '77, PhD '83)Venture PartnerEntrepreneurs Roundtable AcceleratorNew York City, Dr. Pedro J. Pizarro (PhD '94)President and Chief Executive OfficerEdison International, Dr. Eduardo A. Repetto (PhD '98)Chief Investment OfficerAvantis Investors, Dr. Thomas F. RosenbaumPresidentSonja and William Davidow Presidential Chair andProfessor of PhysicsCalifornia Institute of Technology, Mr. Timothy J. SloanSenior Advisor and PartnerFortress Investments, LLC, Mr. Donald W. TangFounding PartnerTang Media Partners. Chess (BS '78)ChairmanNektar Therapeutics, The Honorable David DreierChairmanAnnenberg-Dreier Commission, Mr. Joshua S. FriedmanCo-Founder, Co-Chairman andCo-Chief Executive OfficerCanyon Partners, LLC, Mr. William T. Gross (BS '81)Founder and CEOIdealab, Dr. David D. Ho (BS '74)Scientific Director and Chief Executive OfficerAaron Diamond AIDS Research Center. Caltech Mourns the Passing of Professor … Stephen R. OnderdonkPresident & CEO (Retired)Econolite Control Products, Inc. Mr. Stewart A. ResnickChairman and PresidentThe Wonderful Company. Student/Faculty Ratio: 3:1 Athletics: The Caltech Beavers compete in the NCAA Division III SCIAC, Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Chess (BS '78) Chairman Nektar Therapeutics. Since his years as a Caltech graduate student, Ralph Adolphs (PhD ’93) has wanted to learn how the biological brain produces the intangible mind, what the mind’s basic elements are, and how the two influence each other. Read Full Article > Caltech Mourns the Passing of Professor Kim Border (1952–2020) November 21, 2020. An instrument aboard NASA's Perseverance rover will test technology for harvesting oxygen for rocket propellant out of the Martian air.