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Dinler Antunes

How Dinler Antunes explains complex research Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

University of Houston professor was one of Rice Engineering's first Future Faculty Fellows.


Students standing in Duncan Hall during O-Week

Rice Engineering sees its largest ever incoming class of freshmen Friday, Dec. 17, 2021

New student enrollment in engineering totaled 382, up from 341 in 2020.


Joanna Nathan

How Rice alumna Joanna Nathan turned talk about diversity into action Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021

Internship program for disadvantaged engineering students among the REA president's accomplishments.


Todd Treangen and Lauren Stadler

Treangen, Stadler confirm presence of omicron in Houston wastewater treatment plants Monday, Dec. 13, 2021

People infected with COVID-19 are shedding the virus in their feces.


Team Audubon

They're data scientists, not birdwatchers Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021

Team Audubon wins D2K Showcase by developing a machine learning algorithm for waterbird monitoring.


Headshots of faculty members

Nine Rice Engineering faculty members ranked among world’s highly-cited researchers Monday, Nov. 22, 2021

2021 Highly Cited Researchers list includes five from Rice in the materials science category.


Headshots of Pedro Alvarez and Antonios Mikos

Alvarez, Mikos elected to the Chinese Academy of Engineering Friday, Nov. 19, 2021

Rice Engineering professors join the academy's 93 members from countries outside China.


Reginald DesRoches standing against bookshelves

Reginald DesRoches, former dean of engineering, named 8th president of Rice University Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

Distinguished civil engineer to replace David Leebron, president of Rice since 2004, effective July 1, 2022.


Cynthia Riley headshot

Cynthia Riley joins Rice Engineering to lead fundraising Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

New senior director of development comes to Rice with 30 years of experience.