The government of China has honored Rice University's Pol Spanos with the China International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award.
Satish Nagarajaiah, professor of civil engineering and of mechanical engineering at Rice University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Rice University engineers refine method to instruct robots to collaboration through demonstration.
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).