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Computer Science News

Rice MCS alumna talks human-computer interaction and other Rice MCS opportunities

Rice CS professors collaborate with local universities to expand research opportunities

Abridge co-founders base their South Asia supply logistics venture in Mumbai

Beidi Chen (PhD '20) talks about grad school seminars and research freedom

Rice Computer Science alumna Juhi Bhatnaga

Juhi Bhatnagar leverages HCI and MCS background at Microsoft Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023

Rice MCS alumna talks human-computer interaction and other Rice MCS opportunities


Tilsa Oré Mónago and Vicente Ordóñez Román stand outside on the Rice University campus

Owls fly to Ecuador and Peru, lead Google exploreCSR workshop in Spanish Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023

Rice CS professors collaborate with local universities to expand research opportunities


Two data science programmers coding and collaborating on ML models together at work

12 Best Programming Languages for Data Science and Analytics Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

Python, R, and SQL are among the most important programming languages for data science. Learn more about essential coding languages for data science with Rice.


Rice CS alumni launch supply chain startup through Y Combinator S22

Rice CS alumni launch supply chain startup through Y Combinator S22 Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

Abridge co-founders base their South Asia supply logistics venture in Mumbai


Beidi Chen

Rice CS alumna wraps up Stanford postdoc, joins CMU faculty Monday, Jan. 9, 2023

Beidi Chen (PhD '20) talks about grad school seminars and research freedom


John Greiner PhD, ICPC Club Rice University

ICPC Club helps students reach full potential in competitive programming Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023

Greiner and team offer weekly computer programming contests and mentorship in challenging advanced topics overlapping with Rice CS curriculum


Constantinos Chamzas

Kavraki Lab helps robots learn to solve tasks more quickly, inspired by human memory recall Friday, Dec. 30, 2022

Chamzas, Kavraki and team help robots retrieve relevant experiences to accomplish new tasks and solve new problems


Two Data scientists collaborating on a machine learning model

12 Essential Skills Required for Data Scientists in 2023 Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022

Both technical and non-technical skills, like programming and curiosity, are required for a data scientist. Read our 12 essential data scientist skills here.


Data science vs computer science icons

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022

While there are similarities between data science vs computer science, distinct skill sets and career paths differentiate these two fields. Learn more with Rice.


Programmers collaborating to execute Computer Science project plan

Computer Science vs Programming: What’s the Difference? Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022

Programming is writing code in a computer language. Computer science is far broader, involving more advanced technical concepts & skills. Learn more with Rice.