California Institute of Technology

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California Institute of Technology,

at Pasadena, Calif.; originally for men, became coeducational in 1970; founded 1891 as Throop Polytechnic Institute; called Throop College of Technology, 1913–20. The institute's research facilities, principally in science and engineering, include the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (operated in conjunction with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the Palomar Observatory, the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, and a cosmic ray laboratory. With the Univ. of California at Berkeley and the Univ. of Hawaii, it operates the W. M. Keck Observatory at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, which houses the world's largest reflecting telescopes.
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The Caltech Alumni Association works directly with the business networking site LinkedIn to boost connections and build awareness.
In the works are professional networking services and a Webcasting feature, said Andy Shaindlin, executive director of the Caltech Alumni Association.
He is a recent past president of the Caltech Alumni Association and is a trustee of the California Institute of Technology.
As a participant in a four-person panel that included representatives from LinkedIn, the Caltech Alumni Association and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lotz moderated insightful discussions revolving around social networking opportunities and benefits, specifically as they pertain to college and university alumni relations.
He is past president of CalTech Alumni Association, a life member of the CalTech Associates, and a member of the Chancellor's Associates of the University of California, San Diego.