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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

Nai-Hui Chia

Meet Rice CS’ new faculty: Nai-Hui Chia Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

Chia specializes in quantum algorithms, quantum complexity, and quantum cryptography


Vladimir Braverman

Meet Rice CS’ New Professor: Vladimir Braverman Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

Braverman specializes in algorithms and their applications for machine learning, computer networks, and medical imaging


Melissa Glueck and Lydia Kavraki

Biomedical, data science training wins new $4.16M grant Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

PI Lydia Kavraki is the Program Director for the National Library of Medicine Training Program


Three new faculty members join Rice Computer Science

Three new faculty members join Rice Computer Science Monday, Aug. 22, 2022

New hires include experts in quantum computing, efficient sublinear algorithms, machine learning, and high-performance computing


Rice, NASA extend Space Act Agreement

Rice, NASA extend Space Act Agreement Friday, Aug. 19, 2022

Previous collaborations, including Lydia Kavraki's Robonaut program, were key to negotiating the extension.


Four Rice CS grad students named National GEM Consortium fellows 

Four Rice CS grad students named National GEM Consortium fellows  Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

CS Fellows are sponsored by Adobe, Intel, IBM and Johns Hopkins


Rice CS Researchers Accelerate Genome Variant Analysis

Rice CS team accelerates genome variant analysis, processing SARS-COV-2 data in minutes Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022

PhD student Tiancheng Xu presents new hardware accelerator with advisors Alan Cox and Scott Rixner at FCCM22


Rice research technician Russell Carlson-Stadler analyzes wastewater samples for signs of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

CDC names Houston Health Dept, Rice a wastewater epidemiology Center of Excellence Monday, Aug. 8, 2022

Rice CS' Todd Treangen & CEE's Lauren Stadler developed and maintain a weekly viral genome analysis to screen for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern


Rice Faculty Member Xia "Ben" Hu standing outside against a building on campus

Xia “Ben” Hu and Rice CS’ DATA Lab win Outstanding Paper at ICML 2022 Monday, Aug. 8, 2022

G-Mixup graph augmentation substantially improves graph neural networks


Tianyang Pan and Rahul Shome stand under a tree on campus at Rice University

Toward robots working in the real world: Failure makes planning better Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022

Kavraki Lab's Tianyang Pan and Rahul Shome present on robotics planning tasks and motions at ICRA