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Computer Science News

Cascante-Bonilla and Ordóñez introduce SimVQA at CVPR 2022

Open-source program IDs synthetic, naturally occurring gene sequences

Hu succeeds Genevera Allen, founder of the data science education lab

Computer scientists’ interactive program aids motion planning for environments with obstacles

Moshe Vardi

Moshe Vardi to give Vienna Logic Day Lecture on the adverse consequences of technology Monday, Jan. 10, 2022

In celebration of UNESCO's World Logic Day, Vardi will present “From Greek Paradoxes to Political Paradoxes"


Leo Elworth

Alumni Leo Elworth (PhD '19): Award Winning Posters and Pitches Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022

Elworth honed his presentation skills with the help of Rice's ACTIVATE Engineering Communication program


Rice CS PhD students win Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowships

Rice CS PhD students win Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowships Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022

Zhiwei Zhang awarded Andrew Ladd Fellowship and ZhaoZhuo Xu wins BP Fellowship


Data science vs Data engineering

Data Science vs Data Engineering: What's the Difference? Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022

Data engineers build the architecture and infrastructure that enables data scientists to draw inferences. Learn about differences in skills, jobs & education.


Treangen, Stadler confirm presence of omicron in Houston wastewater treatment plants

Treangen, Stadler confirm presence of omicron in Houston wastewater treatment plants Monday, Dec. 13, 2021

In collaboration with the Houston Health Department, Rice researchers found the SARS-CoV-2 variant in eight of the city’s 39 facilities


Woman learning computer science and programming online at work

Is a Coding Bootcamp Worth It? Consider Your Next 20 Years Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021

Whether a coding bootcamp is worth it or not will depend on your personal goals. Learn how coding bootcamps differ from certificate and MCS programs.


Omicron mutations may help SARS-CoV-2 evade antibodies

Omicron mutations may help SARS-CoV-2 evade antibodies Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

Treangen Lab software reveals spike mutations that could help virus variant defeat vaccinations


Rice University computer scientist Ashumali Shrivastava and graduate student Ben Coleman

Big data privacy for machine learning just got 100 times cheaper Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

New hashing method slashes cost of implementing differential privacy


Reginald DesRoches

Reginald DesRoches, former dean of engineering, named 8th president of Rice University Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

Distinguished civil engineer to replace David Leebron, president of Rice since 2004, effective July 1, 2022


Diagram illustrating the relationship of AI to Machine Learning and other facets of AI

Computer Science vs Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning: What’s the Difference? Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

A master’s degree in computer science develops broad knowledge, including machine learning and AI, to maximize your career potential and versatility.