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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

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Huw Ogilvie, Assistant Research Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Huw Ogilvie, Assistant Research Professor Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021

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


Rodrigo Ferreira, Assistant Teaching Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Rodrigo Ferreira, Assistant Teaching Professor Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021

Ferreira will develop ethics-related curricula for AI/ML, Data Science, and Engineering


Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Arlei Silva, Assistant Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Arlei Silva, Assistant Professor Monday, Aug. 23, 2021

Silva specializes in data science, network science, machine learning, and graph algorithms


Kaiyu Hang, Assistant Professor

Meet Rice CS’ New Faculty: Kaiyu Hang, Assistant Professor Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021

Roboticist will direct the Robotics and Physical Interactions Lab (RobotΠ Lab)


Summer data science research program partners undergrads with Rice faculty

Data science research program partners undergrads with Rice faculty Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Groundbreaking REU Data Science program provided students direct access to research mentors for cutting-edge, hands-on experience


Shrivastava’s AI startup receives $6M in seed funding

Shrivastava’s AI startup receives $6M in seed funding Friday, Aug. 13, 2021

ThirdAI seeks to democratize AI through software innovation


Xia “Ben” Hu wins ACM SIGKDD 2021 Rising Star Award

Xia “Ben” Hu wins ACM SIGKDD 2021 Rising Star Award Friday, Aug. 6, 2021

Rice CS associate professor lauded for contributions to human-centric machine learning


Rice Computer Science research includes microbial mat samples from Yellowstone spring

NSF backs Rice CS-led search for ‘rules of life’ in microbiomes Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Treangen, Nakhleh and team receive a five-year, $2.8 million grant


Vardi wins award for social and professional responsibility

Vardi wins award for social and professional responsibility Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

Rice CS professor honored with tech society’s Norbert Wiener Award


Rice faculty member Vaibhav Unhelkar pictured on the Rice University campus

Rice CS faculty Unhelkar partners with the TMC for AI collaboration Thursday, Jul. 22, 2021

Vaibhav Unhelkar’s TMC research project receives seed grant via Rice’s ENRICH program