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

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

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

Ogilvie was promoted after working as a postdoctoral researcher in computational biology

Kathi Fletcher at Rice University

Kathi Fletcher on Product Development and FATE Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020

Alumna Katherine Fletcher (BSEE ’87, MSEE ’94) is passionate about fairness, accountability, transparency, and equity. She calls this combination of values FATE.


Rice Alumni Discuss the MCS Program’s Impact on their Careers

Rice Alumni Discuss the MCS Program’s Impact on their Careers Monday, Jul. 13, 2020

The Engineering Professional Master’s Program brought five MCS alumni together to discuss their experiences at Rice. The panel provided prospective students insight on the life of a computer science major after earning their professional masters.


COVID-19 International Research Team Hosts Symposium on Health Crisis

COVID-19 International Research Team Hosts Symposium on Health Crisis Friday, Jul. 10, 2020

Rice Computer Science professor Todd Treangen and postdoctoral researcher Leo Elworth organize 2nd COVID-19 virtual symposium.


Yao publishes study detailing link between Alzheimer’s suspects

Yao publishes study detailing link between Alzheimer’s suspects Sunday, Jul. 5, 2020

Models by Rice Computer Scientist Vicky Yao aid theory that connects mutant tau, amyloid proteins


Mail in Ballot

Wallach leads Rice researchers helping to ready vote-by-mail system Monday, Jun. 29, 2020

Feds fund study to validate, improve VotingWorks’ open-source, vote-by-mail technology


Treangen Rice Computer Science C3.ai Award

Treangen Granted C3.ai DTI Award for AI-Driven COVID-19 Research Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2020

Rice University computer scientist Todd Treangen has received a C3.ai DTI Award for computational biology research applying AI models to COVID-19 mitigation.


 Rice Computer Science alumnus Andrew Huie

Andrew Huie: CS and a Tokyo Startup Monday, Jun. 22, 2020

Andrew Huie's work at Tokyo Startup Ascent


Dr. Lydia Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline'

Kavraki receives NSF grant for COVID-19 'computational pipeline' Sunday, Jun. 21, 2020

Rice computer scientist looks to help identify fragments of SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins that could be used as targets for vaccine development.


Dr. Lydia Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award

Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award Wednesday, May. 20, 2020

Dr. Lydia Kavraki honored with 2019 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award


Roland von Kurnatowski ’04 (center) distributes PPE to Memorial Hermann hospital. Photo courtesy of TXRX Labs

Making What Matters Friday, May. 15, 2020

Alumnus-led makerspace creates, sells and donates protective equipment to workers on the front lines.