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Rice grad Lihong Wang elected to National Academy of Engineering

Lihong Wang, who earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering while working with two Nobel Laureates at Rice, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, which cited him for his “inventions in photoacoustic microscopy enabling functional, metabolic, and molecular imaging in vivo.” 
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Pedro Alvarez elected to National Academy of Engineering

Pedro J. J. Alvarez, the George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Rice University and director of the National Science Foundation’s Energy Research Center for Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment at Rice, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (... Read more

Shrivastava awarded $450K YIP grant

Anshumali Shrivastava, assistant professor of computer science (CS) at Rice University, has been awarded a $450,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).

Student fellows in KPCB's summer program

Five Rice students named KPCB Fellows

Students from computer science and electrical engineering make up the largest cohort Rice has had in KPCB's prestigious program.

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James Thompson, founding statistics chair at Rice, dies at 79

James R. Thompson, Noah Harding Emeritus Professor of Statistics, who was a statistician at Rice University before there was a statistics department, and who retired last year after 46 years as a member of the faculty, died Dec. 4 at age 79.