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Computer Science News

The Ken Kennedy Institute, led by Rice CS faculty member Lydia Kavraki, hosted Jeff Dean for distinguished lecture

ML pHLA binding predictors found to favor higher-income areas

Paper takes novel approach to the quantum process tomography problem

Ongoing quantum physics research could revolutionize computing, communication, and sensing capabilities

Chia publishes two approaches to quantum computing in the JACM

Chia publishes two approaches to quantum computing in the JACM Monday, Mar. 20, 2023

Rice Computer Scientist tackles quantum computing depth and algorithms


Female student standing outside on the Rice University campus

Rice CS undergrad completes UI/UX Design Fellowship with Coding It Forward Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2023

Lauren Hu ('25) worked to modernize the IRS’s intranet platform SERP with human-centric design


Rice and Brazil teams tap AI to address flooding, other climate crises

Rice and Brazil teams tap AI to address flooding, other climate crises Monday, Feb. 27, 2023

CS and CEE professors receive grant for infrastructure research with colleagues in Brazil


David Messmer, Vicente Ordóñez Roman, and Rodrigo Ferreira 

Rice faculty share three perspectives of ChatGPT Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023

Conversational AI text concerns addressed by professors in Computer Science and Communication


REU in Computer and Data Science receives $250k in Google funding for state-wide expansion

REU in Computer & Data Science receives $250k in Google funding for state-wide expansion Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023

The summer research program aims to reach traditionally underrepresented students while building a steady pipeline of diverse talent


Graduate student taking online courses on iPhone at local library

Choosing Between an Online vs. In-Person Master of Data Science Degree Friday, Feb. 17, 2023

Looking to pursue a Master of Data Science, but not sure if an online or in-person program would be best for you? Learn more about these two options with Rice.


Diverse business analytics team working with data science and visualization tools

Data Science vs Business Analytics: What Are the Similarities & Differences? Friday, Feb. 17, 2023

Business analytics and Data science share a focus on data analysis and evidence-based decisions. Learn more about these two data-driven fields with Rice.


Harsh Upadhyay

Harsh Upadhyay makes an impact at Microsoft and beyond Monday, Feb. 6, 2023

MCS alum talks about best practices in tech and grad school


DNA strand being decoded through bioinformatics, where data science meets biology

What is Bioinformatics? Monday, Feb. 6, 2023

Bioinformatics involves tracking, analyzing and storing biological data to help solve big health challenges. Learn about bioinformatics & data science here.


Rice CS alum Yiting Xia is now a Max Planck faculty member

Rice CS PhD alum transitions from Facebook research scientist to Max Planck faculty member Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023

Yiting Xia describes complex research clearly, thanks to advisor Eugene Ng