Recipient of the 2018 Schmitt Prize: Manny De La Torre

Manuel (Manny) De La Torre

Nominators cited De La Torre—whose duties include managing equipment and supply procurement for multiple labs—for his hard work, cheerful attitude, and eagerness to help others. In the words of one supporter, De La Torre makes those he works with feel "like you're part of a winning team."

Manuel De La Torre From left to right: President Thomas Rosenbaum, Manny De La Torre (winner), Tom Schmitt and Ted Jenkins. Credit: Caltech