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Vinay Pai

This self-described 'geek' came to Rice to learn about business, leadership and his career ambitions Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.


Luay Nakhleh

Luay Nakhleh, Rice’s computer science chair, named dean of School of Engineering Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

He will begin his new role on January 1, 2021.


A bandagelike test for malaria features an array of microneedles that collect interstitial fluid from skin and delivers results on a test strip within minutes.

Building a mobile-phone-based test for COVID-19 Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Lillehoj team awarded $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop technology to diagnose cerebral malaria.


Old mask and new mask

Kemere, Robinson build a better mask Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Made from a single piece of inexpensive silicone rubber, Rice Engineering researchers' harness could potentially solve the scarcity of PPE.


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Understanding how life works through computation Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Rice computer scientists help develop methods to further understand cells at the molecular level.


Daniel Kowal

Kowal’s 'STAR' shines on data science Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Statistics professor develops 'new way to construct statistical models for integer-valued data — such as counts, test scores and rounded data.'


Camille Little

How Camille Little '20 found her way to data science Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Thanks to D2K and Genevera Allen, the ECE aluma and current PhD is pursuing her passion.


Hunter Armistead

Armistead’s Rice roots help him become a leader in renewable energy Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Hunter Armistead '90, chief development officer for Pattern Energy, has learned from his failures.


Michael Wong and Pedro Alvarez headshots

ACS recognizes Wong, Alvarez for fracking byproduct 'produced water' Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

Rice pair with Shell collaborator receive Greater Houston Section's P3 Salute to Excellence Award.