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The collaboration with NASA included data from 59 astronauts and the NASA Twin Study

Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.

Nakhleh will begin his new role on January 1, 2021

Award supports high-risk, high-reward hybrid classical-quantum computing initiative


Treangen Lab co-authors study on mitochondrial stress and spaceflight 

Treangen Lab co-authors study on mitochondrial stress and spaceflight  Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

The collaboration with NASA included data from 59 astronauts and the NASA Twin Study


Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.

Three-Time Rice Alumnus Aims To Give Back To His Alma Mater Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

Vinay Pai BA '88 BS '88 MS '91 now serves as a senior vice president of engineering with Bill.com.


CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering

CS chair Luay Nakhleh named new dean of School of Engineering Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Nakhleh will begin his new role on January 1, 2021


Kyrillidis wins IDEA grant for hybrid classical-quantum computing

Kyrillidis wins IDEA grant for quantum computing Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Award supports high-risk, high-reward hybrid classical-quantum computing initiative


Rice Computer Science postdoctoral researcher Dinler Antunes and alumnus Jayvee Abella led the study.

Once-discounted binding mechanism may be key to targeting viruses Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

Professor Lydia Kavraki, postdoc Dinler Antunes and CS alumnus Jayvee Abella led the study.


Bikrant Das Sharma's winning project suggests correlation between CO2 emissions and gross domestic product.

CS major places first in mathematics, CS division at Sigma Xi conference Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

Bikrant Das Sharma's winning ML project suggests correlation between CO2 emissions and gross domestic product.


Rice CS computational biologists developing methods to further understand cells at the molecular level

Understanding how life works through computation Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

Rice CS computational biologists developing methods to further understand cells at the molecular level


Wallach shares security expertise in build up to 2020 election

Wallach shares security expertise in 2020 election coverage Monday, Nov. 2, 2020

Wallach’s work on election security has recently been covered in Wired Magazine, CNET, USA Today, CNBC and more.


Rice CS PhD student Keren Zhou awarded ACM-IEEE Fellowship in High Performance Computing

Keren Zhou awarded ACM-IEEE Fellowship in High Performance Computing Friday, Oct. 16, 2020

Zhou is recognized for his work developing performance tools for GPU-accelerated applications


Ken Kennedy Institute awards four computer science fellows

Ken Kennedy Institute awards four computer science fellows Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020

Program aims to attract graduate students to Rice in the fields of computational science and engineering, high performance computing and data analytics