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ken kennedy fellows

Ken Kennedy Institute awards $135,000 to nine fellows Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020

Program aims to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of computational science and engineering, high performance computing and data analytics.


maxfield hall construction

Construction projects helping to transform engineering facilities Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

Maxfield Hall transformation under way, as Rice National Security Research Accelerator nears completion.


Philip Ernst

Ernst named inaugural Don Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award winner Monday, Sep. 21, 2020

The first institute-wide early-career award from INFORMS recognizes 'outstanding research accomplishments in operations research, probability and statistics.'


lovett hall

Rice undergraduate engineering program moves up to No. 19 in U.S. News ranking Monday, Sep. 14, 2020

Remains highest-ranked engineering program in Texas.


Kavraki and Mikos

Kavraki, Mikos elected to prestigious Academia Europaea Friday, Sep. 11, 2020

Rice Engineering faculty members recognized for their 'sustained academic excellence'


Norma Santamaría

How a lifetime of advocacy led Norma Santamaría to helping underrepresented students Friday, Sep. 11, 2020

A former lawyer and teacher, the ECE administrator aims to promote equity and inclusion.


lovett hall

Rice goes GRE-optional for grad programs, will grant fee waivers to graduates of Texas schools Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2020

Rice is eliminating the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) standardized test requirement for its 2021 graduate programs.


Seven students, alumni named 2020 Fellows of the National GEM Consortium

Seven students, alumni named 2020 Fellows of the National GEM Consortium Thursday, Sep. 3, 2020

GEM has supported more than 4,000 Fellows from underrepresented groups at the master’s and doctoral levels in engineering and science.


new engineering faculty

Eight new tenure-track faculty members join Rice Engineering in 2020-21 Friday, Aug. 28, 2020

The new faculty in five departments have joined or soon will join the School of Engineering as assistant professors.