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.
“You hear that forecasts have improved, and they have. But Hurricane Harvey shows we still have a long way to go. When it comes to extreme weather, we need better modeling to understand all the data, such factors as development and climate change.”
Rice University scientists develop method to make multifunctional plasmonic nanostructures
As a plant manager for Air Liquide, Mike Schubert ’14 oversees a variety of projects related to the company’s Air Separation Unit just outside of Seattle, WA.
Reginald DesRoches, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Rice University, has been named a member of the National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee, charged with evaluating major infrastructure failures and making safety recommendations. NCST is administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) within the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Rice University will take part in a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) focused on developing technologies to alleviate suffering from diabetes and heart disease in underserved communities in the United States and around the world. Ashutosh Sabharwal, a Rice professor of electric