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Computer Science News

Engineers in their own words: Rice computer scientist Todd Treangen

Kavraki was recognized “for foundational probabilistic algorithms and randomized search methods that have broad impact in robotic motion planning and computational biology.”

Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

T. S. Eugene Ng Named IEEE Fellow

Ng has been recognized for contributions to circuit-switched innovations in datacenter network and scalable methods for internet delay estimation

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

A bright future

A record eight engineering faculty, including three CS, receive NSF CAREER Awards

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Anastasios Kyrillidis at Rice University

OptimaLab optimizes problem-solving algorithms Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022

The team, led by Anastasios Kyrillidis, specializes in increasing the efficiency of very complicated calculations


Rice CS PhD Student Mohammadamin Edrisi stands outside in front of a set of wood doors on the Rice University campus

Rice CS PhD Student Mohammadamin Edrisi Wins Honorable Mention at ISMB Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022

Edrisi, Nakhleh and team’s research on new scalable methods for single-nucleotide variants (SNVs) also appears in the journal Bioinformatics


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Ethics Curriculum Evolves in Rice Computer Science Department Monday, Nov. 7, 2022

Rodrigo Ferreira teaches students how to examine fairness issues and plot solutions


Working student catching up on online master's courses while traveling

How to Choose the Best Master’s in Computer Science Program Monday, Oct. 31, 2022

Before you select a master's program in computer science, make sure to evaluate the key differences among programs, like curriculum, ROI and flexibility.


Computer Scientist with expertise in Computer Engineering to innovate the Internet of Things

Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022

While computer engineering and computer science often overlap, there are many differences. Learn more from Rice.


Lydia Kavraki and Marcie O'Malley

Kavraki and O’Malley named to list of world’s top women scientists in robotics, engineering and science Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022

The announcement was made at the iROS Kyoto 2022 Conference in Japan


Dan Wallach standing outside by trees on Rice University campus

Confirming election results possible with risk-limiting audits Monday, Oct. 24, 2022

Professor Dan Wallach and Rice CS alum Matthew Bernhard ('15) offer strategies to validate elections that use paper ballots


Big Data Engineer acquiring data and securely transporting to cloud in line with governance procedures

What is a Big Data Engineer? Monday, Oct. 24, 2022

Big data engineers are responsible for secure data collection, modeling & integration strategies. Learn about data engineering pathways and careers from Rice.


AI and ML Engineer testing out an AI chatbot application on a mobile phone device

How to Become an AI & ML Engineer: Roles, Responsibilities & Salaries Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

AI & ML engineers are in high demand due to their skills and experience. Learn what these engineers do and how to launch your career in AI or ML.


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HackRice 12 participants complete programming projects in just 72 hours Friday, Oct. 14, 2022

Projects included a game to stop voter suppression, a tool to identify keystrokes to combat phishing and more