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Computer Science News

The Treangen Lab challenges — and beats — deep learning. ​​​​​​​

Yiting Xia (PhD, 2018) shares her experience with a familiar question, academia vs. industry.

Classes begin this fall for both online and in-person degree options

Vinay Tummarakota (‘23) developed machine learning tools for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Todd Treangen

Bioinformatics tool accurately tracks synthetic DNA Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

The Treangen Lab challenges — and beats — deep learning. ​​​​​​​


Rice CS Alumna Finds Life After Facebook—Teaching and Researching in Germany

Rice CS Alumna Finds Life After Facebook—Teaching and Researching in Germany Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

Yiting Xia (PhD, 2018) shares her experience with a familiar question, academia vs. industry.


Rice Data Science Image with Houston Skyline

Rice launches Master of Data Science degree program Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

Classes begin this fall for both online and in-person degree options


Rice CS undergrad Vinay Tummarakota focuses on civic tech with Civic Digital Fellowship 

Rice CS undergrad focuses on civic tech with Civic Digital Fellowship  Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

Vinay Tummarakota (‘23) developed machine learning tools for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Rice CS launches undergraduate data science summer program in collaboration with Google

Rice CS launches undergraduate data science summer program in collaboration with Google Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

The 10-week paid REU positions offer students the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research alongside faculty mentors


Kuldeep Meel '17 is the Sung Kah Kay Assistant Professor of CS at the National University of Singapore.

Rice CS alumnus named to IEEE's 'AI’s 10 to Watch' list Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

Kuldeep Meel '17 is the Sung Kah Kay Assistant Professor of CS at the National University of Singapore.


Taking a data science approach to reducing academic achievement gaps

A data science approach to reducing academic achievement gaps Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021

Three computer science undergraduates worked as part of Team OpenStax for the D2K Showcase


Rice Computer Science Navy Officer Emma Gray

Computer science taught Navy officer to solve problems at sea Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021

Emma Gray '17 says RCEL boosted her self-confidence and ability to lead.


New research into bloom filters helps combat social media misinformation

Shrivastava's new research helps combat social media misinformation Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020

Probabilistic bloom filters trained with artificial intelligence are bad news for fake news


Ken Kennedy Institute graduate fellowship program awards $50,000

Rice CS PhD student wins Ken Kennedy Institute fellowship Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

The Andrew Ladd Memorial Excellence in Computer Science Fellowship was awarded to Jiarong Xing