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Computer Science News

Zhou is recognized for his work developing performance tools for GPU-accelerated applications

Program aims to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of computational science and engineering, high performance computing and data analytics

Researchers seek to explain the microbial, clinical, and antimicrobial resistance factors of three major pathogens

The Kavraki Lab introduces a computational tool that predicts metabolites.


Vardi awarded honorary doctorate by Université Grenoble Alpes

Vardi awarded honorary doctorate by Université Grenoble Alpes Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

University Professor recognized for 'significant contributions in four sectors of computer science.'


Software Engineer Marie Chatfield, a Rice University Computer Science alumna.

Marie Chatfield: Front-end Engineer, Conference Speaker, Accessibility Fan Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

Software Engineer Marie Chatfield, a Rice University Computer Science alumna gives talks to help CS students understand important concepts.


Moshe Y. Vardi

Vardi named honorary professor at East China Normal University Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

ECNU describes Rice professor as “one of the world’s top-notch computational logic researchers.”


Scott Ruthfield, Rice University CS alumnus and entrepreneur.

Scott Ruthfield: Build your own Gig Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

"Generally, 95% of my job is happy moments, giving people good news or helping solving their problems. It’s a really good gig.” --Scott Ruthfield, founder of Rooster Park Consulting in Seattle, WA.


Rice CS alumna Allison Heath and alumnus Clement Pang.

Heath, Pang recognized as Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Rice CS alumna Allison Heath and alumnus Clement Pang recognized as Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni


Dinler Antunes and Suguman Bansal

Antunes, Bansal named as Future Faculty Fellows Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

New Rice Engineering program supports Ph.D. and postdoctoral students interested in pursuing academic careers.


Rice MCS alumnus Harsh Upadhyay.

Harsh Upadhyay: MCS and the Courage to Change Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

“To expand your boundaries you have to take risks. Yes, it can feel awkward or even painful to step into the unknown, but growth requires change. Remember, some of the best cocktails require shaking.” -- Harsh Upadhyay, MCS '16.


rice computer science growth

'Exciting time' of growth for Rice Computer Science Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

Increased enrollment, new faculty and expanding research highlight department's bright future.


Rice CS PhD alumnus Kuldeep Meel

PhD alumnus' paper selected for conference anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Rice CS PhD alumnus Kuldeep Meel's paper selected for conference anniversary


artificial intelligence at rice

A.I. and machine learning at Rice: Much more than science fiction Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

Rice researchers are changing public perception by making artificial intelligence less flashy and more practical.