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Research Communities

As part of our mission, we have established research communities that focus on the key problems affecting the world. Research communities are faculty-led collaborative efforts that are enabled by the Ken Kennedy Institute. Our research areas address gaps in health, climate change, disaster relief, sustainability, energy, social sciences, humanities, and equity. We develop novel technologies in AI theory, machine learning and optimization, large-scale science simulation, and computational engineering to solve these global challenges.

The Institute, made up of dedicated problem-solving experts at Rice University, is at the forefront of cutting-edge research and innovation in artificial intelligence, data, and computing. Email us at kenkennedy@rice.edu to inquire about partnering with us.

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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
Email: kenkennedy@rice.edu

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