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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

The Ken Kennedy Institute awards Computational Science & Engineering Fellowship to Xinyu Yao

The Ken Kennedy Institute awards Computational Science & Engineering Fellowship to Xinyu Yao Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

The Rice computer science doctoral student is one of three award recipients


Kyrillidis urges caution when it comes to quantum computing

Kyrillidis urges caution when it comes to quantum computing Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021

Rice computer scientist and collaborators have received NSF grants totaling $930,000 to investigate the development of quantum computing.


Kavraki Lab speeds process of identifying potential pandemic treatments

Kavraki Lab speeds process of identifying potential pandemic treatments Monday, Nov. 1, 2021

Rice web portal helps identify COVID-19 drug candidates


Senior data scientist and engineer leading industry transformation

Is a Master's in Data Science Worth It? Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Interested in pursuing a master's in data science, but not sure if it's worth it? Discover Rice's 4 situations where a master's in data science is worthwhile.


Programmers collaborating to execute Computer Science project plan

Computer Science vs Programming: What’s the Difference? Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Programming is writing code in a computer language. Learn how computer science is far broader than coding, involving more advanced technical concepts & skills.


Engineering and science building signals ‘a new era of research and education’

Engineering and science building signals ‘a new era of research and education’ Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Construction of the new $152 million, 266,000-square-foot building on the engineering quadrangle at Rice is underway.


Dinler Antunes: Explaining Complex Research

Dinler Antunes: Explaining Complex Research Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

"Reaching more people, achieving more collaboration—these are the benefits" of clear communication


Working student catching up on online master's courses while traveling

How to Choose the Best Computer Science Master’s Program for You Monday, Oct. 18, 2021

Your master’s education will affect your career outcomes. Learn how to evaluate the best computer science program for you: online or in person, curriculum, ROI, and more.


Dorry Segev honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Rice CS alum Dorry Segev ('92) honored with Distinguished Alumni Award Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

Segev is one of seven alumni being honored for achievements in the engineering profession


Data science vs computer science icons

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

While the fields overlap, computer science and data science often appeal to different skill sets and provide distinct career paths. Learn more about the differences between computer science vs data science.