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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.


A bandagelike test for malaria features an array of microneedles that collect interstitial fluid from skin and delivers results on a test strip within minutes.

Building a mobile-phone-based test for COVID-19 Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Lillehoj team awarded $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop technology to diagnose cerebral malaria.


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.


Camille Little

How Camille Little '20 found her way to data science Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Thanks to D2K and Genevera Allen, the ECE alumna and current PhD student is pursuing her passion.


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.'


dna strand

Understanding how life works through computation Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Rice computer scientists help develop methods to further understand cells at the molecular level.


Old mask and new mask

Kemere, Robinson build a better mask Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Made from a single piece of inexpensive silicone rubber, Rice Engineering researchers' harness could potentially solve the scarcity of PPE.