During the competition, 10 graduate students, six from the school of engineering, had just three minutes and a single slide to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance.
FlatScope may be the world’s tiniest, lightest microscope for biological applications and beyond.
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.
What brought Tittel to Rice was a still-new technology, the laser (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation). The first was built in 1960 by Theodore H. Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories.
Frank K. Tittel, the J.S. Abercrombie Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and professor of bioengineering at Rice University, has been named co-recipient of the 2018 IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies.