For Josef Sifuentes, who earned a Ph.D. in CAAM from Rice, "math isn’t just abstract and foreign to our lives."
Only 2,000 students of the more than 12,000 applicants across the country were offered fellowship award.
The Association for Women in Mathematics held its 2019 Research Symposium, attended by more than 300 scholars and students, at Rice University April 6-7.
Hosted by the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology, annual event drew a record turnout of leaders from the oil and gas industry, computing and information technology industries, and academics.
Vision to 2025 and its three goals will guide investments in the school over the next seven years.
Cooper, the L. John and Ann H. Doerr Chair in Computational Engineering, will lead Rice's computational and applied mathematics department, effective Jan. 7.
Hector Klie has a series of unfortunate events in his home country to thank for DeepCast.ai, the artificial intelligence solution company he founded in Houston in 2017.
In less than 12 minutes, all of the tickets for NIPS 2018, the 32nd annual conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, to be held Dec. 3-8 in Montreal, were purchased. Oscar Leong’s paper, “Phase Retrieval under a Generative Prior,” was one of 4,586 submitted for presentation at NIPS. Some 1,000 were accepted and 30 chosen for oral presentation, including Leong’s.