Satish Nagarajaiah and Bruce Weisman invention can use fluorescing carbon nanotubes to reveal stress in aircraft, infrastructures.
James Tour, along with Rice materials scientists, combines graphene foam, epoxy into tough, conductive composite.
A Rice University faculty member for 45 years, Anestis â€śAndyâ€ť Veletsos conducted influential research in structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. He died in Houston on Oct. 25 at age 91.
Reginald DesRoches, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering, and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and of mechanical engineering at Rice University, will deliver this yearâ€™s John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture at Stanford University.
Reusable water-treatment particles created at Rice University effectively eliminate BPA.
Rice Universityâ€™s microscopic particles promise stronger building materials and more.
Nanotubes of the right diameter can prompt water inside to solidify into a square tube, transitioning into a kind of ice. The discovery could lead to new types of nanochannels devices, like nanoscale capacitors or syringes.