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Nine Rice Engineering faculty members ranked among world’s highly-cited researchers Monday, Nov. 22, 2021

2021 Highly Cited Researchers list includes five from Rice in the materials science category.


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Alvarez, Mikos elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering Friday, Nov. 19, 2021

Rice Engineering professors join the academy's 93 members from countries outside China.


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Reginald DesRoches, former dean of engineering, named 8th president of Rice University Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

Distinguished civil engineer to replace David Leebron, president of Rice since 2004, effective July 1, 2022.


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Cynthia Riley joins Rice Engineering to lead fundraising Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

New senior director of development comes to Rice with 30 years of experience.


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Engineering and science building signals ‘a new era of research and education’ Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Construction of the new $152 million, 266,000-square-foot building on the engineering quadrangle at Rice is underway.


Matteo Pasquali, the A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and director of Carbon Hub.

Making carbon our ally Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

The Rice University research initiative Carbon Hub was launched in 2019 to change how the world makes materials and uses hydrocarbons.


Statistics professors Kathy Ensor and Dan Kowal, and Clark Haptonstall, chair and a professor in the practice of sport management at Rice, sit in the dugout at Reckling Park, the university’s baseball field.

Statisticians bet on sport analytics Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Statistics and sport management departments at Rice look at how computational tools and big data change fan experiences through gambling.


Anastasios “Tasos” Kyrillidis

Kyrillidis urges caution when it comes to quantum computing Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Rice computer scientist and collaborators have received NSF grants totaling $930,000 to investigate the development of quantum computing.


P. V. “Suri” Suryanarayana

Suryanarayana repays his debts to Rice Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Inspired by Yildiz Bayazitoglu, the mechanical engineering PhD alumnus recently became a member of the Rice Engineering Alumni board of directors.