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Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021
While Computer Science is the holistic study of all aspects of computers, Computer Engineering is one path within Computer Science focused on designing and building computer hardware. Read more now.
Shrivastava’s AI startup receives $6M in seed funding Friday, Aug. 13, 2021
ThirdAI seeks to democratize AI through software innovation
Six new faculty members join Rice Computer Science Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021
New hires include experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational biology, and ethics in computing
Vardi honored with esteemed 2020 Allen Newell Award Wednesday, May. 26, 2021
Allen Newell Award recognizes far-reaching work in theoretical computer science
Branching out with MCS@Rice Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021
Online student Eric Schumacker expands his CS knowledge, feeding essential medical workers and doing battle on the front lines of cybersecurity
Rice CS, Intel optimize AI training for commodity hardware Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021
CPU algorithm trains deep neural nets up to 15 times faster than top GPU trainers
Shrivastava's new research helps combat social media misinformation Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020
Probabilistic bloom filters trained with artificial intelligence are bad news for fake news
Rice CS professor Chris Jermaine named interim chair of computer science Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020
He succeeds Luay Nakhleh, who is set to become dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering
Treangen Lab co-authors study on mitochondrial stress and spaceflight Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020
The collaboration with NASA included data from 59 astronauts and the NASA Twin Study
CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020
Nakhleh will begin his new role on January 1, 2021