EDUCATION | 2022 LA500

President California Institute of Technology Rosenbaum became Caltech’s ninth president in 2014. One of the most prestigious universities in the nation, Pasadena-based Caltech currently has nearly 1,000 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students, along with 300 professional faculty and 600 research scholars. Caltech also runs the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in nearby La Cañada. In May, Caltech held a groundbreaking for the 79,500-square foot Resnick Sustainability Center, the first physical manifestation of Lynda and Stewart Resnick’s massive $750 million contribution to the university for environmental sustainability research. Rosenbaum is also an elected fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.