Because of our size, research teams collaborate seamlessly, leading to vibrant programs that are grounded in fundamental science and engineering, but translational, with applications to a variety of industries.
Rice Engineering is continuing to invest in the school's future by growing our faculty by 30 percent across our nine departments over the next several years, investing in targeted and strategic areas that leverage our strengths so that the Brown School of Engineering can create local, national and global impact.
Strategic research focus areas leverage our strengths, location, agility and strong interdisciplinary culture to solve local and global societal challenges. Our excellent faculty continue to grow in these areas and foster research productivity and impact by providing state-of-the-art facilities and skilled staff.
With broad options for research alongside some of the world’s most outstanding faculty, our undergraduate and graduate students present at conferences, publish in leading academic journals and are integral parts of research teams.