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2021 Alumni Awards

Rice Engineering awards alumni with virtual toast Monday, Oct. 4, 2021

Seven alumni will be honored for achievements in engineering profession at October 28 virtual event.


Richard G. Baraniuk

Baraniuk receives Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2021

Annual honor goes to 'outstanding individuals whose accomplishments are making a difference in the lives of students.'


2021 cohort of GEM Fellows

Rice celebrates largest ever cohort of GEM Fellows Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2021

Cohort includes a professional master’s student for first time.


Katherine and Robert Maxfield cut the ribbon on Maxfield Hall.

Rice cuts ribbon on Maxfield Hall Monday, Sep. 13, 2021

Newly transformed building, formerly known as the Mechanical Laboratory, now home to the Department of Statistics.


Lovett Hall

Rice undergraduate engineering program ranks No. 19 in U.S. News World & Report Monday, Sep. 13, 2021

Six engineering specialties listed in top 35, biomedical highest at No. 11.


Chris Jermaine and Luay Nakhleh

Rice, St. Thomas computer scientists receive $1.1 million NSF grant Wednesday, Sep. 1, 2021

Program aims at fostering research at minority-serving institutions


Amanda Focke, left, Jane Grande-Allen, Susan Akers Hirtz, Carol Aker Klug, Karen Ethun.

Exhibit honors William Akers, pioneer of artificial heart Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021

Unveiled on August 20, now on display at Rice's Bioscience Research Collaborative.


Gang Bao and GDEC logo

CPRIT grant establishes Genetic Design and Engineering Center Friday, Aug. 20, 2021

Rice-based facility will enable advanced cellular engineering for the Texas Medical Center and beyond.


New faculty headshots

Eight new faculty in four departments join Rice Engineering Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Tenure-track faculty members started at Rice effective July 1.