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Computer Science News

Zhou is recognized for his work developing performance tools for GPU-accelerated applications

Program aims to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of computational science and engineering, high performance computing and data analytics

Researchers seek to explain the microbial, clinical, and antimicrobial resistance factors of three major pathogens

The Kavraki Lab introduces a computational tool that predicts metabolites.


Dr. Lydia Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline'

Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline' Sunday, Jun. 21, 2020

Rice computer scientist looks to help identify fragments of SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins that could be used as targets for vaccine development.


Dr. Lydia Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award

Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award Wednesday, May. 20, 2020

Dr. Lydia Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award


Roland von Kurnatowski ’04 (center) distributes PPE to Memorial Hermann hospital. Photo courtesy of TXRX Labs

Making What Matters Friday, May. 15, 2020

Alumnus-led makerspace creates, sells and donates protective equipment to workers on the front lines.


Rice Computer Science senior Noor Elsonbaty

Elsonbaty first Rice student honored with leadership credential Tuesday, May. 5, 2020

Computer Science senior Noor Elsonbaty made university history earning his International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential.


Treangen

Treangen awarded $1.5 million to develop new DNA screening tools Monday, May. 4, 2020

The award is the third phase of a $2.7 million dollar contract from the Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats program.


Keith Cooper

Cooper awarded for service, leadership to Rice Friday, May. 1, 2020

Professor receives Rice Faculty Award for Excellence in University Service and Leadership.


Moshe Y. Vardi

University of Gothenburg awards Vardi honorary doctorate Friday, Apr. 24, 2020

University Professor recognized for his “contributions to the usage of logic in various fields in computer science."


Wallach among recipients of Rice's first COVID-19 research grants

Wallach among recipients of Rice's first COVID-19 research grants Monday, Apr. 20, 2020

Diagnostics, detection, better masks and voter safety among initial targets.


Todd Treangen

Treangen co-organizes international symposium on COVID-19 Monday, Apr. 20, 2020

On April 17, the COV-IRT virtual event maxed out registration of 1,000.


Griffin, Nakhleh receive George R. Brown Awards for Superior Teaching

Griffin, Nakhleh receive George R. Brown Awards for Superior Teaching Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020

Administered by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the awards recognize top Rice instructors as determined by the votes of alumni.