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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

Robust Cache Rice CS researchers Shrivastava and Luo

Robust Cache (ROSE) has profound implications for Amazon and beyond Thursday, May. 26, 2022

Rice CS' Shrivastava and Luo developed locality-sensitive hashing that improves query searches up to 250%


Data and statistics coworkers sharing data visualizations and discussing business insights

Data Science vs Statistics: What's the Difference? Tuesday, May. 24, 2022

Both data scientists & statisticians work with data, but the problem solving techniques and size of data distinguish the two fields. Learn more from Rice.


Shaan Nagy

Impressing faculty with independent research Friday, May. 20, 2022

World-renowned computer scientist Moshe Vardi says he has high hopes for Rice senior Shaan Nagy


Rice Students win scholarships and awards

Rice CS Students win scholarships and awards Monday, May. 16, 2022

The awards recognize academic success, research, service and development


Two data science programmers coding and collaborating on ML models together at work

5 Best Programming Languages for Data Science Friday, May. 13, 2022

Python, R, and SQL are among the most important programming languages for data science. Learn more about essential coding languages for data science with Rice.


Rice CS alumna Mei Tan (’17) found her sweet spot with ed tech startup Pioneer

Rice CS alumna Mei Tan (’17) found her sweet spot with ed tech startup Pioneer Thursday, May. 5, 2022

She credits her failed startups for giving her the expertise needed to be a success


Is a Master's in Computer Science Worth It - 5 Situations

Is a Master's in Computer Science Worth It? Tuesday, May. 3, 2022

There are many benefits of earning an MCS degree. Learn more about why getting a master's in computer science can increase your salary & improve your career.


Lydia Kavraki honored by Rice with the Faculty Award for Excellence

Lydia Kavraki honored by Rice with the Faculty Award for Excellence Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2022

Kavraki has been recognized as exhibiting exemplary achievement in research, teaching and service


Horned Owl Genome Sequenced by Students at Rice University

Horned Owl Genome Sequenced by Students at Rice University Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2022

Rice CS' Treangen Lab collaborated with D2K students, the Houston Zoo, and Baylor College of Medicine on the project.


Rice Engineering honors two in CS with faculty and staff awards

Rice Engineering honors two in CS with faculty and staff awards Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2022

Faculty member Anastasios Kyrillidis & postdoc researcher Michael Nute received awards for outstanding teaching and research