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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

Rice University Campus at Sunset

NSF-backed ‘team of teams’ raises stakes for MCS and MDS students Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

Rice, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M, Jackson State partner to prep future engineers


How to Become a Data Scientist - Education, Qualifications, Career Paths

How to Become a Data Scientist Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

The demand for Data scientists continues to grow. Learn how to become a Data scientist and what education is needed to help realize your goals.


Treangen Lab research shows SARS-CoV-2 getting better at spreading through breath

Treangen Lab research shows SARS-CoV-2 getting better at spreading through breath Thursday, Sep. 23, 2021

Study confirms ventilation and tight-fitting masks remain key


Rice University campus

Rice launches Quantum Initiative Monday, Sep. 20, 2021

Rice is adding top-notch quantum scientists and engineers with complementary expertise to strengthen the university’s quantum information science and technology research community


Computer Scientist working on complex Software Engineering and Systems

Computer Science vs Software Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021

Debating Software Engineering vs. Computer Science? Though related, Software Engineering is a subset of Computer Science, the holistic study of all aspects of computers. Read more now.


Computer Scientist with expertise in Computer Engineering to innovate the Internet of Things

Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021

While Computer Science is the holistic study of all aspects of computers, Computer Engineering is one path within Computer Science focused on designing and building computer hardware. Read more now.


What is Data Science?  The Business Advantage of Big Data

What is Data Science? Monday, Sep. 13, 2021

What is Data Science? Learn about one of the fastest-growing career paths of the 21st century.


Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Vicente Ordóñez-Román, Associate Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Vicente Ordóñez-Román, Associate Professor Thursday, Sep. 9, 2021

Ordóñez-Román is an expert in computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning


Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Xia “Ben” Hu, Associate Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Xia “Ben” Hu, Associate Professor Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2021

Hu specializes in interpretable machine learning, automated machine learning, and network analytics


Nakhleh, Jermaine and joint investigators receive $1.1M NSF grant for graph neural network research

Nakhleh, Jermaine and joint investigators receive $1.1M NSF grant Wednesday, Sep. 1, 2021

The grant funds joint graph neural network research with the University of St. Thomas