Sep. 24, 2020
Scientists and statisticians at Rice University’s Brown School of Engineering have worked long hours for months to help the city of Houston monitor the s
Sep. 24, 2020
Stripes are in fashion this season at a Rice University lab, where engineers use them to make images that plain cameras could never capture.
Sep. 21, 2020
A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal, according to researchers at Rice University.
Sep. 18, 2020
Points matter when designing nanoparticles that drive important chemical reactions using the power of light.
Sep. 16, 2020
A simpler and more efficient way to predict performance will lead to better batteries, according to Rice University engineers.
Sep. 14, 2020
Rice University engineers will gain a better understanding of brain activity over time with the support of the National Institutes of Health.
Sep. 11, 2020
Sep. 2, 2020
Rice University could be the first institution to change the way the world filters drinking water or how fast and how long phones can hold a charge -- and they’re getting $100 million to do it.
Sep. 1, 2020
Rice University researchers have received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to
Sep. 1, 2020
The Ken Kennedy Institute's September Member of the Month, Dr. Cymene Howe, is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Anthropology.
Aug. 31, 2020
Deep learning is an increasingly popular form of artificial intelligence that’s routinely used in products and services that impact hundreds of millions of lives, despite the fact that no one quite
Aug. 26, 2020
Rice University computer scientist Todd Treangen and his bioinformatics group are collaborating with Great Basin Scientific, a molecular diagnostics company, to optimize the design and computationa
Aug. 25, 2020
Rice University computer scientist Lydia Kavraki was recently named one of the ‘World’s 50 Most Renowned Women in Robotics,’ according to Analytics Insight, an influential platform dedicated to ins
Aug. 24, 2020
RAMBO, short for Rice Advanced Magnet with Broadband Optics, is a unique instrument that engineer, physicist and materials scientist
Aug. 17, 2020
Carbon nanotube fibers made at Rice University are now stronger than Kevlar and are inching up on the conductivity of copper.
Aug. 3, 2020
Kathy Ensor, the Noah G Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice, has been elected the 117th president of the Americ
Aug. 3, 2020
The Ken Kennedy Institute's August Member of the Month, Dr. Vicky Yao, is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science.
Jul. 22, 2020
On Friday, July 17th, the COVID-19 International Research Team (COV-IRT) held an online symposium on the virus co-sponsored by the Rice Department of Computer Science and t
Jul. 17, 2020
The discovery of an early warning sign of rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups could provide a way to cut them off at the pass.
Jul. 10, 2020
On Friday, July 17th, the COVID-19 International Research Team (COV-IRT) will reconvene online to presents its second virtual symposium. The web-only symposium will run from 10:00 a.m.
Jul. 5, 2020
Rice Computer Science Assistant Professor Vicky Yao co-led a team of researchers who have described, for the first time, specific genes and pathways i
Jul. 2, 2020
Two faculty members in the George R. Brown School of Engineering has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s 26th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Jul. 1, 2020
The Ken Kennedy Institute's July Member of the Month, Dr. Santiago Segarra, is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Jun. 29, 2020
Rice University researchers, including computer scientist Dan Wallach, are teaming with nonprofit VotingWorks to validate and impro
Jun. 25, 2020
Rice University computer scientist Todd Treangen has received a C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (C3.ai DTI) Award for computational biology research applying artificial intelligence (AI) mod
Jun. 19, 2020
Marek Kimmel, professor and associate department chair of statistics (STAT) at Rice, has received a $100,000 National Science Foundatio
Jun. 15, 2020
Jun. 5, 2020
Three faculty members, and members of the Ken Kennedy Institute, in the George R. Brown School of Engineering have been named to endowed chairs, effective July 1.
May. 4, 2020
Kathy Ensor, Noah G Harding Professor of Statistics (STAT), has been elected president of the 19,000-member America
May. 4, 2020
Rice University computer scientist Todd Treangen has been awarded $1.5 million for an Intelligence Advanced Research Projec
Apr. 30, 2020
Lydia Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science at Rice, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Rapid Response Rese
Apr. 30, 2020
Rice University computer scientist Lydia Kavraki has delivered a virtual plenary talk at the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics
Apr. 2, 2020
The George R. Brown School of Engineering awarded Lydia Kavraki with the 2019/20 Outstanding Faculty Research Award.
Mar. 9, 2020
“We know the future is coming. It always has. We are ready for it.”
Feb. 25, 2020
Lydia Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science (CS), has received IEEE’s Robotics and Automation Society Pioneer
Feb. 6, 2020
D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history, relied heavily on weather conditions.
Jan. 24, 2020
The 2019-20 recipients, their fellowships and the amounts are:
Jan. 14, 2020
HOUSTON (January 14, 2020) - The Ion, an entrepreneurship center being developed in the old Sears building in Midtown by the Rice Management Company, has named three new senior directors to its tea
Jan. 7, 2020
HOUSTON (January 7, 2020) - Tayfun E. Tezduyar, the James F.
Nov. 19, 2019
HOUSTON (November 13, 2019) - Climate change will increase the size of stalled high-pressure weather systems called "blocking events" that have already produced some of the 21st century's deadliest
Nov. 7, 2019
Nov. 7, 2019
Rice University and the Army have established a five-year, $30 million cooperative agreement for research to enable advanced materials and next-generation networks.
Oct. 25, 2019
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) have named Geoffrey C.
Oct. 21, 2019
A Rice University scientist and his colleagues are booting their search for dark matter into a study they hope will enhance all of data scien
Oct. 21, 2019
By some time next year, predicts Raghua Ramakrishnan, there will be more than 20 billion connected electronic devices in the world.
Sep. 7, 2019
Rice University computer scientist Lydia Kavraki has been named director of Rice’s Ken Kennedy Institute, a 160-member institute that plays a key role in transforming Rice’s research landscape.
Aug. 22, 2019
Zachery Cordero suggests we think of the new Additive Manufacturing, Performance and Tribology (AMPT) Center at Rice University as a “three-circle Venn diagram,” drawing from multiple disciplines,
Aug. 14, 2019
Adding five ambulances to southwest neighborhoods served by the Houston Fire Department (HFD) Emergency Medical Services program would cut an aver
Aug. 5, 2019
Rice bioengineers’ filter-paper models hint at how valves calcify.
Paper is at the heart of an experimental device developed by Rice University bioengineers to study heart disease.
Jul. 25, 2019
A fold makes something more compact, as anyone who knows how to pack will attest. Folds also are important in the field of genetics.
Jul. 18, 2019
Naomi Halas, the Stanley C Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and founding director of the Laboratory for Nanophotonics at Rice
Jul. 16, 2019
Jul. 2, 2019
Rice, Rutgers scientists test early proteins for potential as building blocks in synthetic biology.
Jun. 19, 2019
Rice University’s solar-powered approach for purifying salt water with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed.
Jun. 12, 2019
NASA recently announced the Robonaut is fixed and nearly ready to go back to the International Space Station.
Jun. 11, 2019
Antennas made of carbon nanotube films are just as efficient as copper for wireless applications, according to researchers at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering.
Jun. 7, 2019
Rice bioengineers mix injectable scaffolds at room temperature to grow new tissue
Jun. 6, 2019
On May 20 in Beijing’s historic Gong Zi Ting garden, Rice President David Leebron and Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong
Jun. 5, 2019
Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient’s own protective fetal hemoglobin.
Jun. 3, 2019
Rice University postdoctoral researcher Michael Stanford holds a flip-flop with a triboelectric nanogenerator, based on laser-induced graphene, attached to the heel.
May. 28, 2019
Standard snapshots from space don't quite show Earth in all its glory. There's so much more to see.
May. 23, 2019
Technology could enable new medical, industrial, environmental biosensors
May. 21, 2019
Rice-led project aims to transfer visual perceptions from the sighted to the blind
May. 20, 2019
Researchers at Rice University and the University of Edinburgh have created HOUDINI, a neurosymbolic framework that allows lifelong learning of algorithmic tasks to transfer high-level concepts mor
May. 16, 2019
With the hurricane season beginning June 1, Rice University experts are available to discuss storm-related topics with reporters.
May. 13, 2019
Mixing two brittle materials to make something flexible defies common sense, but Rice University scientists have done just that to make a novel dielectric.
May. 9, 2019
Ten companies were recognized as “most promising” at the 2019 Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship‘s Startup Roundup May 6 at the Offshore Tech
May. 6, 2019
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, a Rice University bioengineering professor whose work has improved medical care for millions of newborn babies and saved lives in low-income countries, was recognized on th
May. 2, 2019
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues.
Apr. 29, 2019
Rice University will offer a unique online Master of Computer Science degree program for the first time in Fall 2019.
Apr. 26, 2019
Rice, Texas A&M, UTHealth scientists discover coal-derived ‘dots’ are effective antioxidant Graphene quantum dots drawn from common coal may be the basis for an effective antioxidant for people
Apr. 24, 2019
Keith Cooper, the L. John and Ann H. Doerr Chair in Computational Engineering and professor in computer science, is one of nine faculty who received the 2019 George R.
Apr. 22, 2019
Engineering students use magnets, tracking sensor to drill bone, insert screws in just the right spot
Apr. 17, 2019
During Hurricane Harvey in 2017, the world was focused on torrential, unprecedented rainfall and flooding that occurred
Apr. 15, 2019
Ongoing hydrology research at Rice University has the potential to increase Houston’s flood resilience with the use of
Apr. 10, 2019
Five-year grant will support engineer’s work in ‘tribomechadynamics’ Defining Matthew Brake is as difficult as pronouncing the Rice University assistant professor’s field, a new branch of mechanica
Apr. 8, 2019
Rice University researchers literally have a solution to deal with the glut of used lithium-ion batteries left behind by the ever-increasing demand for electric vehicles, cellphones and other elect
Apr. 1, 2019
Rice bioengineers lead effort to print scaffolds to heal bone and cartilage
Mar. 28, 2019
Andrew J Schaefer, the Noah Harding Chair and Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM) at Rice University, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engine
Mar. 27, 2019
Can music therapy slow the progression of degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia while promoting well-being?
Mar. 25, 2019
Rice University bioengineer Maria Oden has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
Mar. 22, 2019
If an antibiotic doesn’t kill all the bacteria that infects a patient, the surviving bugs may be particularly adept at timing their resurgence.
Mar. 18, 2019
Although Hurricane Harvey’s waters have long since receded, it is only a matter of time before the next flooding event will strike the Bayou City.
Mar. 12, 2019
Some 13 percent of the workforce in high-performance computing, the vanguard of the nation’s computational power, is female.
Mar. 8, 2019
Klara Jelinkova, Rice’s vice president for international operations and information technology and chief information officer, received the President’s Leadership Award from advanced technology nonp
Feb. 25, 2019
Rice University integrated circuit (IC) designers are at Silicon Valley's premier chip-design conference to unveil technology that is 10 times more reliable than current methods of producing unclon
Feb. 19, 2019
Machine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong.
Feb. 15, 2019
Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi is stepping up his game.
Feb. 14, 2019
Kenji Takizawa, adjunct professor of mechanical engineering (MECH) at Rice University, will receive the JSPS Prize from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Feb. 14, 2019
The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School may be the most elite training program in the world.
Feb. 13, 2019
Béatrice Rivière, the Noah G Harding Chair and Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM) at Rice University, has been elect
Feb. 5, 2019
Rice University engineers have figured out how soil contaminated by heavy oil can not only be cleaned but made fertile again. How do they know it works? They grew lettuce.