Research drives engineering at Rice. It informs teaching and ensures that our students are learning about the latest discoveries, techniques and technologies in their fields. It is the vehicle by which our graduate students learn their craft intimately and it is the outlet for our faculty's creativity and energy. It is also how society's problems are solved.
Watch some of the videos below to find out what's happening in research at Rice or go to the links on the left for stories about research done by Rice engineering faculty, graduate students and undergraduates.
Making highly-aligned, wafer-scale nanotube films
Modified laser cutter prints 3-D objects from powder
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Microbullets reveal material strengths