People, papers and presentations for Nov. 1, 2021


The Georgia Tech Alumni Association has named Rice Provost Reginald DesRoches, a former professor and department chair in civil and environmental engineering at the institute, an honorary alumnus for his service and contributions to the community. He will officially receive the designation at the association's 2022 Gold & White Honors Gala Feb. 3.

A paper about local activation time mapping of cardiac chambers led by Jennifer Hellar, a graduate student in the lab of Rice electrical and computer engineer Behnaam Aazhang, was second of 120 papers entered in the best student paper competition at the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers held by the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The paper is a collaboration with researchers at the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine.



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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Rice University
Ken Kennedy Institute
6100 Main Street, MS-39
Houston, Texas 77005


Phone: 713-348-5823

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