Computer Science News

Emma Gray '17 says RCEL boosted her self-confidence and ability to lead.

Probabilistic bloom filters trained with artificial intelligence are bad news for fake news

The Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence in Computer Science Fellowship was awarded to Jiarong Xing

He succeeds Luay Nakhleh, who is set to become dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering

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 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.

Didier Devaurs

Improving immunotherapy outcomes with personalized treatments Friday, Apr. 3, 2020

Didier Devaurs, a former postdoctoral researcher in computer science reports promising computational work in cancer research.

Larry Ciscon

Larry Ciscon is a serial entrepreneur in Houston Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020

Larry Ciscon's CS Startups