Fifth-year statistics graduate student Qiwei Li took home the M. Clinton Miller III Outstanding Poster Award at the Southern Regional Council on Statistics Summer Research Conference in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Big data has a bright future in personalized medicine, as demonstrated by an international competition centered at Rice University that suggested ways forward for treatment of patients with leukemia.
J. David Hellums, the A.J. Hartsook Professor Emeritus in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and of Bioengineering, former dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, and a pioneer in biomedical research, died June 26 at the age of 86.
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos has been elected to the Academy of Athens – Greece’s national academy and highest research establishment – as a corresponding member in the Section of the Sciences.
George Hirasaki, the A. J. Hartsook Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University, has been awarded the Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
A team of computer science (CS) students from Rice University placed 55th in a field of 128 from around the world at this year’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).
Rice University bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen has been named director of the Rice Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, effective July 1.
“Our results are promising. We know we can help people who have suffered a stroke. In Washington, D.C., we want to demonstrate our success so we can encourage Congress to maintain this critical funding mechanism for robotics in the US.”