Promotion from the rank of associate professor effective July 1.
Grants to Rice faculty support diagnostic, environmental, social projects.
Alvarez, Tao win National Science Foundation RAPID grant to upgrade filter technology.
Administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the awards recognize top Rice instructors as determined by the votes of alumni.
The grants are given by in situations of 'severe urgency' to collect 'perishable structural damage data.'
On July 1, the current dean, Reginald DesRoches, will take office as the provost of Rice University.
Alvarez team's material ‘traps and zaps’ floating DNA that makes bacteria resistant.
SSPEED Center comparison of Buffalo, Brays bayous give natural form higher marks during heavy rains.
Robert and Katherine Maxfield and the Maxfield Foundation commit $5 million for 'gut remodel.'
The recognizes research that has 'helped substantially to strengthen the scientific base of structural engineering.'