B.J. Fregly will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering with funding from Texas' CPRIT program. Fregly's research is on building computer models of individual patients that can simulate post-treatment patient function for a wide range of treatment options.
Rice University's Data Science Initiative, funded at roughly $45 million, is part of the university’s recently announced $150 million investment in research excellence.
Researchers at Rice University and the California Institute of Technology have succeeded in a decades-long quest to make left- and right-handed versions of a molecular sieve, one of the most-used industrial, solid materials.