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Maria “Cristina” Villalobos

CAAM alumna Villalobos receives mentoring award from White House Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley professor earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from Rice in 1998 and 2000.


Tom Pellette

How this SVP at Caterpillar acquired engineering fundamentals at Rice Friday, Jul. 17, 2020

Tom Pellette '86 is responsible for the company's Solar Turbines subsidiary and serves as a strategic adviser.


lydia kavraki

Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline' Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020

Rice computer scientist looks to help identify fragments of SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins that could be used as targets for vaccine development.


Jamie Padgett, Daniel Kowal, Junichiro Kono

Three Rice Engineering faculty named to endowed chairs Friday, Jun. 5, 2020

Junichiro Kono, Daniel Kowel, Jamie Padgett will be promoted July 1.


Rob Mulcahy

Meet the alumnus in charge of NASA's pre-launch quarantine program Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020

Rob Mulcahy is a NASA flight surgeon who helps keep astronauts healthy.