Hector Klie has a series of unfortunate events in his home country to thank for DeepCast.ai, the artificial intelligence solution company he founded in Houston in 2017.
In less than 12 minutes, all of the tickets for NIPS 2018, the 32nd annual conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, to be held Dec. 3-8 in Montreal, were purchased. Oscar Leong‚Äôs paper, ‚ÄúPhase Retrieval under a Generative Prior,‚ÄĚ was one of 4,586 submitted for presentation at NIPS. Some 1,000 were accepted and 30 chosen for oral presentation, including Leong‚Äôs.
Using the fluid- and heat-transfer physics learned in MECH and mathematical techniques learned in CAAM, undergrad Andrew Corbat√≥ now enjoys doing research at the intersection of these areas.
By training, Jonas Actor is a mathematician. He uses neural networks and partial differential equations to improve image segmentation in the diagnosis of liver cancer.
A team of Rice University computational and applied mathematics students have developed a technique to simplify the placement of electrodes in the brains of patients with epilepsy.
Five faculty members and a postdoctoral research associate in the George R. Brown School of Engineering are the recipients of newly created awards for excellence in teaching, research and advising.
Jesse Chan, an assistant professor of CAAM who joined the Rice faculty in 2016, says: ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs a deep appeal to mathematics in the kind of work I‚Äôm doing. It‚Äôs like peeling back a bit of reality and figuring out how to change it."