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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.


Student Mentors Needed at Yates High School Robotics Club

Student Mentors Needed at Yates High School Robotics Club Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

Two Sigma and Rice University are looking for students who want to mentor the Yates High School Robotics Club


Kavraki Group wins best paper award at ICRA 2019

Kavraki Group wins best paper award at ICRA 2019 Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019

The Kavraki group won a best paper award at 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in the Cognitive Robotics category.


Rice Computer Science alumnus Bob Swanson (B.A. '84).

Bob Swanson: CS and the Traveling Salesman Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019

“There is a role in the world for CS people who want to be broad rather than deep. You can see connections that a specialist won’t see," said Bob Swanson (B.A. '84). He's made a career out of pointing out those connections.


Gene by Gene software engineering manager Bishr Tabbaa is a Rice CS alumnus.

Bishr Tabbaa: Software Engineering and Biotechnology as strands of DNA Double Helix Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019

“Don’t take shortcuts you’ll pay for tomorrow; technology debt is just like financial debt – it compounds on you," said Gene by Gene software engineering manager Bishr Tabbaa (B.A. '99).


Lu contributes to algorithm, identifies threats to humans, crops

Lu contributes to algorithm, identifies threats to humans, crops Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019

Jacob Lu's work in the Treangen Lab


Online Master of Computer Science program adds two lecturers

Online Master of Computer Science program adds two lecturers Monday, Sep. 16, 2019

Online Master of Computer Science program adds two lecturers


Rice CS alumnus Jack Chi is a Yelp software engineer.

Fuching “Jack” Chi: Staging a Career Comeback Monday, Sep. 16, 2019

Yelp software engineer and RIce CS alumnus Jack Chi offers advice on staging a career comeback: “Look for baby step wins. Build upon those smaller successes and iterate fast on failures, but pick an area to focus on.”


Sharon Goza is a Rice MCS alumna and the manager of NASA's Integrated Graphics, Operations, and Analysis Lab.

Sharon Goza: Computer Graphics and Gamification Friday, Sep. 13, 2019

Sharon Goza is a Rice MCS alumna and now the manager of NASA's Integrated Graphics, Operations, and Analysis Lab.


Rice CS alumnus K Young is the VP for Growth Engineering at Datadog.

K Young on Startups and Changing Directions Monday, Sep. 9, 2019

Rice CS alumnus K Young is now the VP for Growth Engineering at Datadog.


Rice CS alumnus William "Bill" LeFebvre is the chief architect at If/Then.

Bill LeFebvre: Unix, Open Source, and the World Wide Web Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019

Rice CS alumnus William "Bill" LeFebvre is the chief architect at If/Then.