General Session

Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award winners and the Keynote speaker!


Distinguished Alumni Award

Each year at Seminar Day, the Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA) is presented to Caltech graduates for their noteworthy achievements throughout their careers.

Listen to speeches by our 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients:

Regina E. Dugan (PhD '93, Mechanical Engineering)

Alexei V. Filippenko (PhD '84, Astronomy)



Listen to the 2017 keynote All Things Great and Small by Eric Betzig (BS ’83, Physics) DAA ’16 and Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2014.