A group of electrical engineering students has built a device to stimulate the brain of epileptics to prevent the onset of seizures.
Rice University's¬†Data Science Initiative, funded at roughly $45 million, is part of the university‚Äôs recently announced $150 million investment in research excellence.
The George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University has seven programs or specialties in the top 25 of the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report‚Äôs ‚ÄúBest Graduate Schools.‚ÄĚ
Rice engineering hosted about 70 middle schoolers for an exclusive showing of "Hidden Figures," a movie about three female African Americans who worked for NASA on the early space program.
The lab of electrical and computer engineer Jacob Robinson has invented ‚Äúnanoscale suspended electrode arrays‚ÄĚ ‚Äď aka nano-SPEARs ‚Äď to give researchers access to electrophysiological signals from the cells of small animals without injuring them.¬†
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.¬†Baraniuk is the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.¬†