Rice’s Lydia Kavraki to lead Ken Kennedy Institute

Rice’s Lydia Kavraki to lead Ken Kennedy Institute

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.

Kavraki, a renowned leader in both computational robotics and computational biomedicine, is Rice’s Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science and a professor of bioengineering, electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering. She succeeds University Professor Moshe Vardi, who has directed the Ken Kennedy Institute since 2001 and is now establishing a campuswide Initiative on Technology, Culture and Society

Author: JADE BOYD

Link: http://news.rice.edu/2019/09/03/rices-lydia-kavraki-to-lead-ken-kennedy-institute/