Rice University scientists working to develop a deeper understanding of the world’s most widely used man-made material, concrete, have detailed previously unexplored aspects that affect the energy required to make it and the greenhouse gases released.
Six engineering students received scholarships totaling $26,000 for the 2016-17 academic year from the Rice Global Forum in Engineering and Construction (Global Forum). Professional master’s students Dacheng Gao, Tracy Fu ’15, David Moore, and Ciara Simmons-Pino who received partial-tuition scholarships. Master of science student Yuxuan Yu and Ph.D.
Layers of graphene separated by nanotube pillars of boron nitride may be a suitable material to store hydrogen fuel in cars, according to Rice University scientists.