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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.


Vinay Pai

This self-described 'geek' came to Rice to learn about business, leadership and his career ambitions Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.


Luay Nakhleh

Luay Nakhleh, Rice’s computer science chair, named dean of School of Engineering Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

He will begin his new role on January 1, 2021.


Hunter Armistead

Armistead’s Rice roots help him become a leader in renewable energy Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Hunter Armistead '90, chief development officer for Pattern Energy, has learned from his failures.


Daniel Kowal

Kowal’s 'STAR' shines on data science Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Statistics professor develops 'new way to construct statistical models for integer-valued data — such as counts, test scores and rounded data.'