Each Monday during the academic year, Dean Reginald DesRoches sends a message to the School of Engineering faculty, staff and students, with announcements of notable accomplishments and activities from the previous week and upcoming events of interest to the School of Engineering. Here are the messages from the 2017 – 2018 academic year (messages are added to the top of the list).
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October 2, 2017:
Sabharwal leads team working on a $19.75 million Engineering Research Center grant; Padgett and students inspect area bridges after Harvey; Reggie a member of the National Construction Safety Team; grad students, sign up for SCREECH!; money for New American students from the Soros Foundation; learn business etiquette over lunch; Rice Urbanists meet Wednesday; undergraduates, submit your proposals to present at the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium; NSF offering grad school stipends; K2I Fellowships available; apply for travel grants and student project funding
September 25, 2017
: Please weigh in on our strategic plan; Rice 360° is a finalist for the MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change $100 million grant; BIOE grad students receive NIH research service awards; K2I hosts RedHat CEO this week; Hines Southwest Region CEO talk this Wednesday; grad students, register for SCREECH by October 6; get working on your NSF graduate fellowship proposal; KPCB applications due this week; K2I graduate fellowships available; REA is offering money to grad students for travel and projects; CEE undergrads, dine with the dean on Friday; NASA graduate student fellowships available; Girls Who Invest summer program; mentor and earn money
September 18, 2017:
Complete our survey about the future of the School of Engineering; US News announces rankings, we're in the top 20; Mikos elected IAMBE Fellow; Career and Internship Expo tomorrow; Evening with Industry tonight; check out NSF Graduate Fellowship workshops; KPCB Fellowship program applications now open; CEE undergrads, dine with the dean next week; be part of the next Cassini-like mission; NASA internships available, but you only have five days to apply; Mariachi Luna Llena performs a benefit concert this week.
September 11, 2017
: Our experts discuss Hurricane Harvey, flooding and Houston's future; Tapia and Hand make news about their physics and math camps; Dueñas-Osorio wins ICASSR Early Achievement Research Award; RCEL Liftoff wrap-up; Ice Cream Social is this week, bring donations for Hurricane Harvey victims (and follow us on social media to win prizes); Engineer Your Career is tonight; STAT undergrads have lunch with the dean; alum Tawfik Jarjour '12 talks "The Future of High Tech" this Friday; get ready for the Career and Internship Expo; DREAM program seeks mentors; Apollo 13 astronaut speaks on campus and NASA is offering fellowships.
August 28, 2017
: Rice and our engineers work for the public good after Hurricane Harvey and a preview of some upcoming events.
August 21, 2017
: Welcome, Rice engineers; meet our new faculty; Mikos honors with Bailey Award; Sabharwal wins Best Paper Award; check out our upcoming events; if you're interested in entrepreneurship, check out Liu Idea Lab.
To view the Dean's Weekly Messages from the 2016 – 2017 academic year click here