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Rice launches Master of Data Science degree program Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021
Classes begin this fall for both online and in-person degree options
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
Understanding how life works through computation Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020
Rice CS computational biologists developing methods to further understand cells at the molecular level
Wallach shares security expertise in 2020 election coverage Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
Wallach’s work on election security has recently been covered in Wired Magazine, CNET, USA Today, CNBC and more.
Treangen and multi-institutional team awarded $11M to study multi-drug resistant infections Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
Researchers seek to explain the microbial, clinical, and antimicrobial resistance factors of three major pathogens
Deep learning gives drug design a boost Monday, Oct. 5, 2020
The Kavraki Lab introduces a computational tool that predicts metabolites.
Dan Wallach Webinar on Electronic Voting Research Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020
Join MCS@Rice on October 7, 2020 at 12pm CDT
AI could expand healing with bioscaffolds Monday, Sep. 21, 2020
Kavraki uses machine learning to speed bioscaffold development
Kavraki elected to prestigious Academia Europaea Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020
Computer Science faculty member recognized for 'sustained academic excellence'
How computer science takes data science to the next level Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2020
Computer science allows us to actualize data science’s vast potential