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Six new faculty members join Rice Computer Science

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


Treangen Lab awarded CDC grant for real-time SARS-CoV-2 variant tracking

Treangen Lab awarded CDC grant for real-time SARS-CoV-2 variant tracking Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021

The project will custom fit widely-adopted Harvest software in order to further COVID-19 research


Rice computer scientist, engineering dean Luay Nakhleh earns NSF support for single-cell genome study

Nakhleh and team seek details of cancer’s evolutionary tree Monday, Jul. 19, 2021

Rice computer scientist, engineering dean Luay Nakhleh earns NSF support for single-cell genome study


Vicente Ordóñez

Vicente Ordóñez joins Rice CS with CAREER Award Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021

NSF aids machine-learning effort to recognize complex visual concepts in images


RAMBO speeds searches on huge DNA databases

RAMBO speeds searches on huge DNA databases Monday, Jun. 28, 2021

Rice CS team's new method cuts indexing times from weeks to hours, search times from hours to minutes


Online Master of Data Science - Students Getting Real-World, Practical Experience and Building Data Science Portfolios

Building a Career in Data Science Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021

Learn about fast growing careers in data science, opportunities for career advancement, and the importance of data scientists within business and society.


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