The Graduate Student Association (GSA) has honored five faculty, staff members and students for their service to the George R. Brown School of Engineering and Rice University.Â Â
Five faculty members and a postdoctoral research associate in the George R. Brown School of Engineering are the recipients of newly created awards for excellence in teaching, research and advising.
Light-laden drones over the Super Bowl and Olympics were attractive demonstrations of the technology, but Rice University students have higher aspirations for their flying flocks.
Moshe Y. Vardi, the Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and director of the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University, will share with a colleague the 2018 Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation.
Anshumali Shrivastava, assistant professor of computer science at Rice University, with Rich Baraniuk, the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice, has won the Amazon Research Award in machine learning for the year 2017.
Anshumali Shrivastava, assistant professor of computer science (CS) at Rice University, has been awarded a $450,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Researchâ€™s Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).
Students from computer science and electrical engineering make up the largest cohort Rice has had in KPCB's prestigious program.
Edi Danalache said Rice's eSports Club gave him leadership skills and is helping to build community.
Five teams from Rice competed in a field of 73 teams in the competition held annually by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) International Collegiate Programming Contest. Taking first place was UT Orange, from the University of Texas at Austin.