Donaldo Almazan and Isaac Phillips are the winners of this year’s Phil Layton Scholarships, given annually to engineering students who have made significant contributions to their engineering studies and to the visual or performing arts.
When Michael Devine spent a day at St. Arnold Brewing Company in Houston, he knew the experience would be useful. What he didn’t know was how his experience would contribute to his perspective on his engineering studies.
The prescription is a familiar one for medical devices designed for use in underdeveloped parts of the world: “They want something that’s fast, portable, easy to use and inexpensive.”
“I want my students to think explicitly about the problem-solving process. That’s as important as getting the right answer,” says Paul E. Hand, an assistant professor of computational and applied mathematics (CAAM) at Rice University.
Rice University is one of 40 academic partners in a new robotics manufacturing institute in Pittsburgh that will be funded with $80 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) and $173 million in matching funds from more than 200 participating partners, including companies, local governments, ac
The Kavli Foundation has agreed to sponsor a trio of visionary, cross-disciplinary meetings at Rice University that will focus on the future of sensing technology.
Deirdre Hunter knew that she wanted to do something that blended her love of engineering with her passion for inspiring students—but she had no idea the right job would come along quite so quickly in her career. She earned a Ph.D.
Pedro J. J. Alvarez, the George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineeringy, has been doubly honored with a prestigious fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Science and a lecture series from the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors.