Memorial and Honorary Fellowships

Andrew Ladd

Andrew Ladd

The Computer Science Department partnered with the Ken Kennedy Institute to annually award the Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence in Computer Science Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $5,000 to a well qualified graduate student in Computer Science.

This fellowship has been made possible by the Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence Fund in Computer Science, established in honor of the late Dr. Andrew Ladd by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Ladd, his sister Ms. Kelly Ladd, and his widow Dr. Fumiko Chino. Andrew Ladd excelled in his studies at Rice University and received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Rice University, Houston, Texas in 2003 and 2006, respectively.

To read more about Andrew Ladd and his work, click here.


Graduate student must be a student in the Computer Science Department at Rice University.

The candidate selected to receive the fellowship is not eligible for other Rice fellowships.

Preference will be given to candidates who have already started their thesis research.

Past Recipients:


  • Jiarong Xing, Computer Science


  • Afsaneh Rahbar, Computer Science


  • Eleni Litsa, Computer Science


  • Keren Zhou, Computer Science


  • Wen Dingqiao, Computer Science


  • Suguman Bansal, Computer Science


  • Ryan Luna, Computer Science


  • Kuldeep Singh, Computer Science

The Rice Ken Kennedy Institute is located on the campus of Rice University inside Duncan Hall. Click the map below for directions.

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For additional information, contact us at:

Rice University
Ken Kennedy Institute
6100 Main Street, MS39
Houston, Texas 77005

phone: 713-348-5823


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