All of the devices in the technology package assembled by Rice 360°, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, are designed to be low-cost, rugged and easy to use while also being effective in under-resourced parts of the world. Eight of the technologies that make up the NEST package started as undergraduate design team projects at Rice.
Rice University Lecturer Deirdre Hunter was honored with an Alumni Faces of 2017 award from Onondaga Community College, one of her alma maters. The award recognizes outstanding graduates who “have achieved recognized success and made significant contributions to the betterment of society.” Hunter graduated from OCC in 2002.
Matthew Wettergreen, a lecturer in the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University, helped feed and organzie food distribution for those left homeless by Hurricane Harvey.
An impromptu donation drive netss big results and shows Rice's commitment to the community.
Ictal Inhibitors won the top prize in the George R. Brown Engineering Design Showcase held April 13 at Rice University’s Tudor Fieldhouse. The Excellence in Engineering Award brought with it a prize of $5,000. Team members are, left to right, Sarah Hooper, Erik Biegert, Justin Pensock, Marissa Levy, Randy Zhang and Luke Van der Spoel, all seniors..