Rice University’s Energy and Environment Initiative) and the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center have agreed to work together on research and the development and deployment of technologies that provide transformative solutions to the world’s relevant energy challenges.
IBM Research and Rice University have collaborated to create the prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA), a first-of-its-kind Watson-enabled application designed to aid the elderly and assist caregivers. Watson is a question-answering computer system developed by IBM.
Tomasz Tkaczyk was elected fellow of the Optical Society (OSA). He was chosen for innovation toward the development of cost-effective technologies in optics, opto-mechanics, electronics, and materials to engineer novel imaging instruments, multi-dimensional snapshot imaging modalities, and systems for the early detection and treatment of cancer.
The heart of collaboration between Rice University and the Texas Medical Center (TMC) began beating three decades ago with the idea of a heart that didn’t beat at all.