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Headshots of Jordan Miller, Anshumali Shrivastava, Ming Tang, and Aditya Mohite.

Four Rice Engineering faculty members promoted Thursday, May. 13, 2021

Miller, Shrivastava, Tang and Mohite to become associate professor with tenure, effective July 1.

Abercrombie Laboratory construction

A look back at 73 years of Abercrombie Lab Thursday, May. 6, 2021

As demolition begins, Rice Engineering community recalls memories, achievements from inside the historical building's walls.

Group of people lined up

Rice approves new Master of Engineering Management and Leadership degree Monday, May. 3, 2021

Graduate program to become available to students beginning this fall on campus, online spring 2022.

Marcia O'Malley

Marcia O'Malley named associate dean for research and innovation Friday, Apr. 30, 2021

Thomas Michael Panos Family Professor in Mechanical Engineering takes on new Rice Engineering role effective May 1.

A preliminary rendering shows a concept for the lobby of the new science and engineering building on the site of the Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory, which will be demolished soon. Courtesy of SOM

New engineering and science building plans taking shape Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021

Construction begins this summer on 266,000-square-foot building replacing Abercrombie.

Sherry Gao, Yimo Han and George Lu headshots

Three Rice engineers receive Welch Foundation research grants Friday, Apr. 23, 2021

Xue Sherry Gao, Yimo Han and George Lu each received a three-year, $240,000 grant.

Lovett Hall at sunrise

Engineering faculty, students honored by Rice for excellence in teaching, mentoring Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021

Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of the President annual awards recognize accomplishments as teachers.

2020-21 Faculty and Staff Awards

Rice Engineering honors faculty, staff with annual awards Monday, Apr. 19, 2021

School of Engineering's Faculty and Staff Awards recognize outstanding research, teaching, advising and service

C. Sidney Burrus

Sidney Burrus, former dean and pioneer in digital signal processing, dies at 86 Monday, Apr. 5, 2021

Professor emeritus known by most as 'Sid' enrolled at Rice in 1953 and earned three degrees in electrical engineering before retiring in 2019.