Computer Science News

Taxa4Meta represents a new “best practices” approach for more accurate diagnoses

Dean of engineering recognized for his distinguished and continuing achievements in computational biology

Bikrant Das Sharma places first in AAAS Student E-Poster Competition

Fulbright MDS students share how EPMP nurtures their career aspirations in a culturally rich environment

Rice CS alumni launch supply chain startup through Y Combinator S22

Rice CS alumni launch supply chain startup through Y Combinator S22 Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

Abridge co-founders base their South Asia supply logistics venture in Mumbai

Beidi Chen

Rice CS alumna wraps up Stanford postdoc, joins CMU faculty Monday, Jan. 9, 2023

Beidi Chen (PhD '20) talks about grad school seminars and research freedom

John Greiner PhD, ICPC Club Rice University

ICPC Club helps students reach full potential in competitive programming Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023

Greiner and team offer weekly computer programming contests and mentorship in challenging advanced topics overlapping with Rice CS curriculum

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