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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.


Students showing project at Internship Showcase

Students show off biomedical device projects at Rice 360's Internship Showcase Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021

The six-week summer program permits students from various disciplines to work together to solve global health challenges.


Yvette E. Pearson

Yvette E. Pearson awarded ASCE's 2021 President’s Medal Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2021

Associate dean for accreditation to leave Rice to become vice president at University of Texas in Dallas, effective August 23.


Lisa Biswal

Biswal named associate dean for faculty development Monday, Jun. 14, 2021

Newly created position will lead the School of Engineering’s efforts in recruiting and developing faculty.


Jane Grande-Allen

Grande-Allen named fellow of medical and biological engineering academy Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Rice bioengineer also receives Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Academia from the University of Washington.


Awards and Scholarships

Rice Engineering awards more than $95,000 in scholarships, grants Friday, May. 14, 2021

More than 30 undergraduate and graduate students recognized for outstanding work.


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Rice Engineering Alumni provides more than $86,000 in scholarships, grants Thursday, May. 13, 2021

Annual awards recognize outstanding engineering students.