Academics

Faculty Lectures

Caltech is home to leading academic experts in almost all fields of science and technology. YESS students have the opportunity to hear Caltech faculty present on their current research and areas of expertise. The faculty and topics may vary each year.

Past speakers have included:
Black Holes and Gravitational Waves

- Professor Kip Thorne, Physics

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming

- Professor Mike Brown, Astronomy

Fuel Cells: Powering Progress in the 21st Century

- Professor Sossina Haile, Materials Science

Booming Sand Dunes

- Professor Melany Hunt, Mechanical Engineering