Rice University's Data Science Initiative, funded at roughly $45 million, is part of the university’s 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’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
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 “nanoscale suspended electrode arrays” – aka nano-SPEARs – 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.
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..
Reginald DesRoches, chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will become dean of Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering July 1.