Arnold and Mabel Beckman. Awards and Recognition. Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, founder of Beckman Instruments, Inc., created devices that revolutionized the study and understanding of chemistry and human biology. Dr. Beckman often said, "There is no satisfactory substitute for excellence."
Arnold O. Beckman Legacy Project. The Beckman oxygen–carbon dioxide monitoring system, which was developed for the navy’s first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle to measure oxygen and carbon dioxide in extreme environmental conditions. View this image in our Digital Collections.
Arnold Orville Beckman was a famous chemist, inventor and philanthropist from America. With a keen insight and eye for detail, Arnold always had a knack for solving problems. It was in his childhood that he chanced upon a textbook in chemistry and thus began his life-long association with the subject. While still in school, Beckman founded a ...
May 18, 2004 · Arnold Orville Beckman, founder and president of Beckman Instruments, Inc., chairman emeritus of the California Institute of Technology board of trustees, and for many years a nationally recognized inventor, scientist, philanthropist, and business leader, died this morning in his sleep at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla after a long illness.
As a scientist and a businessman, Dr. Beckman envisioned a West Coast center where experts could discuss matters of science and technology, comparable to the headquarters of the NAS and the NAE in Washington, DC.
Our founder, Arnold Beckman, was an inventor and philanthropist who knew firsthand the power of interdisciplinary work. The Beckman Institute is a barrier-busting, collaborative research facility
Apr 4, 2023 · Since 2015, the institute has supported one Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow per year. Also funded by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, this opportunity honors Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Beckman as well as the institute's founding director, Professor Emeritus Theodore “Ted” Brown.