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Computer Science News

Taxa4Meta represents a new “best practices” approach for more accurate diagnoses

Dean of engineering recognized for his distinguished and continuing achievements in computational biology

Bikrant Das Sharma places first in AAAS Student E-Poster Competition

Fulbright MDS students share how EPMP nurtures their career aspirations in a culturally rich environment

Lydia Kavraki

Kavraki inducted to the Academy of Athens Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Lydia Kavraki has been elected as a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens, the premier scientific society in Greece and the world’s oldest academy.


Computer science community service

RemixCS offers CS training to local high school Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

RemixCS is introducing high school students to careers in CS.


Vardi is named American Mathematical Society Fellow

Vardi is named American Mathematical Society Fellow Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Vardi has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.


CS Department announces Podcast

CS Department announces Podcast Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

Unconventional Computing is a new Podcast produced by the CS Department


Flood of genome data hinders efforts to ID bacteria

Flood of genome data hinders efforts to ID bacteria Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Rice U. scientist's study finds growth of genomic databases affects species accuracy


Rice community mourns loss of Tony Gorry

Rice community mourns loss of Tony Gorry Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

A member of the National Academy of Medicine, Gorry was a beloved teacher and mentor, prolific writer and nationally recognized scholar in management, medicine and computer science.


 Computer scientist Vardi named University Professor

Computer scientist Vardi named University Professor Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

Logic and computation expert receives Rice’s highest academic honor.


Shrivastava,  Baraniuk get NSF grant for machine learning

Shrivastava, Baraniuk get NSF grant for machine learning Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018

Rice University engineers have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to extend the foundations of Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra.


Rice U.’s Anshumali Shrivastava makes Science News’ top 10

Rice U.’s Anshumali Shrivastava makes Science News’ top 10 Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018

Computer scientist named to magazine’s SN 10 list of young scientists to watch


'Reconnect' wins hackathon

'Reconnect' wins hackathon Monday, Sep. 24, 2018

A web platform that connects families after natural disasters won the first-place prize in this year’s HackRice.