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Moshe Y. Vardi

Vardi named honorary professor at East China Normal University Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

ECNU describes Rice professor as “one of the world’s top-notch computational logic researchers.”

Scott Ruthfield, Rice University CS alumnus and entrepreneur.

Scott Ruthfield: Build your own Gig Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

"Generally, 95% of my job is happy moments, giving people good news or helping solving their problems. It’s a really good gig.” --Scott Ruthfield, founder of Rooster Park Consulting in Seattle, WA.

Rice CS alumna Allison Heath and alumnus Clement Pang.

Heath, Pang recognized as Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Rice CS alumna Allison Heath and alumnus Clement Pang recognized as Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni

Dinler Antunes and Suguman Bansal

Antunes, Bansal named as Future Faculty Fellows Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

New Rice Engineering program supports Ph.D. and postdoctoral students interested in pursuing academic careers.

Rice MCS alumnus Harsh Upadhyay.

Harsh Upadhyay: MCS and the Courage to Change Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

“To expand your boundaries you have to take risks. Yes, it can feel awkward or even painful to step into the unknown, but growth requires change. Remember, some of the best cocktails require shaking.” -- Harsh Upadhyay, MCS '16.

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'Exciting time' of growth for Rice Computer Science Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

Increased enrollment, new faculty and expanding research highlight department's bright future.

Rice CS PhD alumnus Kuldeep Meel

PhD alumnus' paper selected for conference anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Rice CS PhD alumnus Kuldeep Meel's paper selected for conference anniversary

artificial intelligence at rice

A.I. and machine learning at Rice: Much more than science fiction Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

Rice researchers are changing public perception by making artificial intelligence less flashy and more practical.

Photo of Stormy Peters by Peter Adams,, @peteradamsphoto.

Stormy Peters: the Open Source Advocate Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

As the popularity of Linux and open source software was rising, Stormy Peters was growing frustrated by the number of people working on similar solutions. She proposed putting GNOME on HP computers to free up people and resources for other problems.

Eugene Ng

Developing the tools to handle big data Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

Eugene Ng has devised numerous strategies that enable networks to adapt their structures dynamically.