Senior design team VĂ¤xthus won first place and 10,000 euros for their indoor greenhouse design. The Shared Space Challenge from HSB Living Lab is an international competition that challenges participants to find new ideas on how to increase the use of shared spaces in places like apartment buildings.
A sophomore in bioengineering, Cooper Lueck is working in the Synthetic Virology Laboratory of Junghae Suh, part of a team hoping to mend damaged hearts with genes delivered by viruses.
Two faculty members in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, Luay Nakhleh and Francisco â€śPacoâ€ť Vargas, have been named to endowed chairs, effective July 1.
NEWT Center's light-harvesting membranes heat, desalinate water in one step.
Already a research associate in the Kavraki Robotics Lab, Thomas Herring is no robotics novice. In his native Toronto, he spent four years as a member of his high-school robotics team.
Rice civil engineers have developed a composite binder made primarily of fly ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, that can replace Portland cement in concrete. The material is cementless and environmentally friendly.
Algorithms could simplify process of characterizing deposits underground.