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AMPT Center presents its first Resiliency Awards Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

Five Rice graduate students demonstrate 'demonstrated exceptional resilience in research in the face of challenges posed by COVID-19.'


Kuldeep Meel

Rice computer science alumnus named to IEEE's 'AI’s 10 to Watch' list Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021

Kuldeep Meel '17 is the Sung Kah Kay Assistant Professor of CS at the National University of Singapore.


Emma Gray

How computer science taught this Navy officer to solve problems at sea Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021

Emma Gray '17 says RCEL boosted her self-confidence and ability to lead.


D2K Showcase

Rice D2K Lab students utilize machine learning to tackle real-world data science challenges Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020

Projects sponsored by industry, community organizations, and medical researchers compete at fall D2K Showcase.


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Rice researchers, colleagues awarded ASEE's Best Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Paper Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Pearson, Phillips and DesRoches among authors of paper presented at June conference.


Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowships

Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowship program awards $50,000 Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Awards to help seven fellows in five Rice Engineering departments further pursue research.


Ashutosh Sabharwal headshot

Sabharwal elected a fellow of National Academy of Inventors Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

ECE chair and professor named one of 175 academic inventors in 2020 class.


Bill Smoot

Thanks to Rice Engineering, Bill Smoot '83 likes to get his hands dirty Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

The mechanical engineering alumnus's company WET Engineering deals in waterparks and water treatment.


Christopher Jermaine

Jermaine named interim chair of computer science department Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

Computer science professor to succeed Luay Nakhleh, who is set to become dean of School of Engineering, effective Jan. 1.