Igor the Robot and his helper, Engineering Dean Edwin L. ‚ÄúNed‚ÄĚ Thomas, cut the ribbon March 3 in a ceremony dedicating the new robotics laboratory of Lydia E. Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science (CS) at Rice University.¬†
‚ÄúComputing power seems to be reaching a dead end ‚ÄĒ the end of Moore‚Äôs Law. The new speed-up in Big Data and machine-learning technologies will have to come from novel mathematical and algorithmic creativity.‚ÄĚ
New studies by Rice University electrical engineers and pulmonologists at Baylor College of Medicine have identified critical errors that are causing many inhaler users to get only about half as much medicine as they should when using inhalers.
At current rates of progress, it will take more than 150 years before a baby born in Africa has the same chance of survival as one born in the United States, but an international team of global health experts has mapped out a plan to do it in 10 years.