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Maria “Cristina” Villalobos

CAAM alumna Villalobos receives mentoring award from White House Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley professor earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from Rice in 1998 and 2000.


Tom Pellette

How this SVP at Caterpillar acquired engineering fundamentals at Rice Friday, Jul. 17, 2020

Tom Pellette '86 is responsible for the company's Solar Turbines subsidiary and serves as a strategic adviser.


lydia kavraki

Lydia Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline' Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020

Rice computer scientist looks to help identify fragments of SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins that could be used as targets for vaccine development.


RCEL's online camp offers high school students technical, leadership skills

RCEL's online camp offers high school students technical, leadership skills Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020

The camp has leadership and technology components.


Jamie Padgett, Daniel Kowal, Junichiro Kono

Three Rice Engineering faculty named to endowed chairs Friday, Jun. 5, 2020

Junichiro Kono, Daniel Kowel, Jamie Padgett will be promoted July 1.


Rob Mulcahy

Meet the alumnus in charge of NASA's pre-launch quarantine program Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020

Rob Mulcahy is a NASA flight surgeon who helps keep astronauts healthy.


Caterina Grasso Goebel

How European structures inspired Caterina Grasso Goebel's engineering education Thursday, May. 28, 2020

From the aqueduct of Segovia to Plaza de España, Spain is full of engineering feats.


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12 of Rice COVID-19 research grants awarded to Rice Engineering faculty Thursday, May. 28, 2020

Fund established in April to support projects to help end the pandemic and prepare for potential future outbreaks.


Ying Zhou, Zhanhang “Jill” Zhou, Ruitao Xu

How these Rice students are interning for Amazon during COVID-19 Tuesday, May. 26, 2020

Amazon made the decision to not only maintain their summer internship program but to move it remotely.