M. Cynthia Hipwell, who earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering (MECH) from Rice University in 1992, and last year was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), is among the recipients of Texas Governor Greg Abbottâ€™s 2017-18 Governorâ€™s University Research Initiative (GURI), a program aimed at attracting exceptional researchers to the state.
Tayfun Tezduyar, the James F. Barbour Professor of Mechanical Engineering (MECH) at Rice University, will receive the 2018 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award from the Applied Mechanics Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
As a plant manager for Air Liquide, Mike Schubert â€™14 oversees a variety of projects related to the companyâ€™s Air Separation Unit just outside of Seattle, WA.
Jing Gu, a junior in mechanical engineering,Â spent her summer working as a research intern at two universities in Japan. Now she has "a deeper understanding of computational fluid dynamics, and a clearer direction for the future.â€ť
In 2012, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded $20 million for a new pre-commercialization center at Rice Universityâ€™s BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) designed to bring new technologies and therapies to market sooner to prevent, treat and cure cancer.