Ball succeeds Jane Grande-Allen, who will continue to serve as the Isabel C. Cameron Professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering.
Antonios Mikos, the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Rice University, is the recipient of the 2017 James E. Bailey Award in Biological Engineering from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Rice engineers are part of two Houston-based teams to receive funding to use math, statistics, AI and neuroscience to better understand the brain.
The BiliSpec jaundice diagnostic device won funding support at the 7th annualÂ DevelopmentXChange event.
Rice, China team uses phage-enhanced nanoparticles to kill bacteria that foul water treatment systems.