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Computer Science News

Kavraki, Shrivastava and team presented SPARK and FLAME, experience-based frameworks for sampling-based planning

Computer scientist Lydia Kavraki and team developing toolkit to model protein-ligand interactions

Allen Newell Award recognizes far-reaching work in theoretical computer science 

Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Moshe Vardi wins 2021 Knuth Prize

The Knuth Prize is one of theoretical computer science’s most prestigious annual awards


SPARK and FLAME, experience-based frameworks for sampling-based planning

Kavraki Lab nominated for best paper in cognitive robotics at ICRA 2021 Friday, Jun. 11, 2021

Kavraki, Shrivastava and team presented SPARK and FLAME, experience-based frameworks for sampling-based planning


Computer scientist Lydia Kavraki and team developing toolkit to model protein-ligand interactions

NIH grant boosts computational search for cancer drugs Monday, Jun. 7, 2021

Computer scientist Lydia Kavraki and team developing toolkit to model protein-ligand interactions


Vardi honored with esteemed 2020 Allen Newell Award

Vardi honored with esteemed 2020 Allen Newell Award Wednesday, May. 26, 2021

Allen Newell Award recognizes far-reaching work in theoretical computer science 


Moshe Vardi wins 2021 Knuth Prize

Moshe Vardi wins 2021 Knuth Prize Thursday, May. 20, 2021

The Knuth Prize is one of theoretical computer science’s most prestigious annual awards


Rice CS faculty member Anshumali Shrivastava awarded tenure

Rice CS faculty Shrivastava awarded tenure Thursday, May. 13, 2021

Promotion to associate professor with tenure effective July 1


Students' data science model could help avoid costly natural gas compressor shutdowns

Students' data science model could help avoid costly natural gas compressor shutdowns Friday, May. 7, 2021

D2K Showcase winner uses data from compressors to improve maintenance


Moshe Vardi to give prestigious annual Vienna Gödel Lecture

Moshe Vardi to give prestigious annual Vienna Gödel Lecture Monday, May. 3, 2021

Technology is Driving the Future, But Who Is Steering?


New engineering and science building plans taking shape

New engineering and science building plans taking shape Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021

Construction begins this summer on 266,000-square-foot building replacing Abercrombie.


Shrivastava wins 2021 Young Faculty Research Award, Rice University

Shrivastava wins 2021 Young Faculty Research Award Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Given by the School of Engineering for outstanding research achievements in machine learning, deep learning, big data and graph mining.


Eric Schumacker MCS@Rice Student

Branching out with MCS@Rice Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021

Student Eric Schumacker expands his CS knowledge, feeding essential medical workers and doing battle on the front lines of cybersecurity