Alumni & Giving

As a graduate of the Department of Materials Science and Nanoengineering at Rice University, you’ve joined a network of alumni who have become leaders in industry and academia. We’re proud of our alumni who are conducting high impact research and solving real-world problems that are changing industry, healthcare, and the environment.

We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter, submit a story about an interesting alumnus/a, or consider a gift to the department to help the next generation of Owls. 

Make a Gift

Make a tax-deductible gift online via Rice Connect.

To be sure your gift is properly credited, select "Materials Science and NanoEngineering Department" under the Designation dropdown menu.

These are our department initiatives and priorities that you can support with your generous gift:

  • Distinguished Lecturer program
  • Undergraduate Lab
  • Undergraduate Summer Research Internships
  • Senior Design Teams
  • MSNE Mentoring Program
  • Named Seminars
  • Materials Conferences

With your financial support, MSNE will continue to educate our future leaders with hands-on experience and education.