Each fall and spring semester, faculty from the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University highlight their work on the world’s most pressing issues in short 10-15 minute talks.
The spring 2022 event, which took place on March 2 in Duncan Hall, featured talks by:
- Genevera Allen, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- C. Fred Higgs III, John and Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering
- Qilin Li, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Genevera Allen, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rice University, discusses the ethics of artificial intelligence and ways to improve the fairness of AI systems.
C. Fred Higgs III, John and Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Rice University, talks about a new era in manufacturing, including the need for a new type of engineering training program.
Qilin Li, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Rice, speaks on the issues with current wastewater treatment technologies and her research into potential solutions.