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Computer Science News

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

Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021

Branching out with MCS@Rice

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

CPU algorithm trains deep neural nets up to 15 times faster than top GPU trainers

Will step down as Director of Data Science effective July 1, 2021.


Taking a data science approach to reducing academic achievement gaps

A data science approach to reducing academic achievement gaps Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021

Three computer science undergraduates worked as part of Team OpenStax for the D2K Showcase


Rice Computer Science Navy Officer Emma Gray

Computer science taught Navy officer to solve problems at sea Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021

Emma Gray '17 says RCEL boosted her self-confidence and ability to lead.


New research into bloom filters helps combat social media misinformation

Shrivastava's new research helps combat social media misinformation Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020

Probabilistic bloom filters trained with artificial intelligence are bad news for fake news


Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowship program awards $50,000

Rice CS PhD student wins Ken Kennedy Institute fellowship Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

The Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence in Computer Science Fellowship was awarded to Jiarong Xing


Rice CS professor Chris Jermaine named interim chair of computer science

Rice CS professor Chris Jermaine named interim chair of computer science Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

He succeeds Luay Nakhleh, who is set to become dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering


Treangen Lab co-authors study on mitochondrial stress and spaceflight 

Treangen Lab co-authors study on mitochondrial stress and spaceflight  Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

The collaboration with NASA included data from 59 astronauts and the NASA Twin Study


Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.

Three-Time Rice Alumnus Aims To Give Back To His Alma Mater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.


CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering

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


Kyrillidis wins IDEA grant for hybrid classical-quantum computing

Kyrillidis wins IDEA grant for quantum computing Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Award supports high-risk, high-reward hybrid classical-quantum computing initiative


Rice Computer Science postdoctoral researcher Dinler Antunes and alumnus Jayvee Abella led the study.

Once-discounted binding mechanism may be key to targeting viruses Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

Professor Lydia Kavraki, postdoc Dinler Antunes and CS alumnus Jayvee Abella led the study.