Computer Science News

Kockara brings extensive research and teaching experience to Rice CS

Guzmán Nateras brings a decade of teaching experience to CS courses

Eugene Ng and CS PhD students introduce scalable traffic queues for data center network sharing

New Rice CS assistant professor will focus on algorithmic impact

Constantinos Chamzas

Kavraki Lab helps robots learn to solve tasks more quickly, inspired by human memory recall Friday, Dec. 30, 2022

Chamzas, Kavraki and team help robots retrieve relevant experiences to accomplish new tasks and solve new problems

Two Data scientists collaborating on a machine learning model

12 Essential Skills Required for Data Scientists in 2023 Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022

Both technical and non-technical skills, like programming and curiosity, are required for a data scientist. Read our 12 essential data scientist skills here.

Data science vs computer science icons

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022

While there are similarities between data science vs computer science, distinct skill sets and career paths differentiate these two fields. Learn more with Rice.

Programmers collaborating to execute Computer Science project plan

Computer Science vs Programming: What’s the Difference? Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022

Programming is writing code in a computer language. Computer science is far broader, involving more advanced technical concepts & skills. Learn more with Rice.

Todd Treangen standing outside on the Rice University campus

Squeegee helps identify contaminants in microbiome samples Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022

Treangen Lab and BCM researchers develop new tool for microbiome analysis

Researchers Anderson and Liu stand outside on the Rice University campus

Rice CS Researchers Build Performance Analysis Tools for Exascale Supercomputers Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

Professor Mellor-Crummey and PhD students Anderson and Liu begin parallel analysis as supercomputer is being built

Todd Treangen

How computer science will help prevent the next pandemic Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022

Engineers in their own words: Rice computer scientist Todd Treangen

Chamzas and Quintero Pena

Robotics researchers develop open-source motion planning benchmarking tool Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Kavraki Lab helps standardize robot motion planning algorithm evaluations

Lydia Kavraki sitting in her lab

IEEE honors Lydia Kavraki with Frances E. Allen Medal Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

Kavraki was recognized “for foundational probabilistic algorithms and randomized search methods that have broad impact in robotic motion planning and computational biology.”

T. S. Eugene Ng Named IEEE Fellow

T. S. Eugene Ng Named IEEE Fellow Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

Ng has been recognized for contributions to circuit-switched innovations in datacenter network and scalable methods for internet delay estimation