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Astronaut on a spacewalk

Rice alumnus, astronaut describes what it's like to walk in space Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2021

John 'Danny' Olivas '96 recently appeared on CNN to discuss what it's like to perform a spacewalk and why astronauts go on them.


Headshot of Jun Lou with Royal Society of Chemistry logo

Jun Lou elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021

Rice researcher recognized for his 'outstanding contribution to the chemical sciences.'


Yimo Han

Rice engineers receive Welch Foundation research grant Friday, Apr. 23, 2021

Han proposes to investigate voltage-gated ion channels.


Nicholas Tjahjono

Tjahjono awarded NASA space tech research fellowship Friday, Apr. 9, 2021

Rice PhD student aims to aid in NASA’s Artemis mission to the moon and beyond.


US News and World Report ranking

Rice materials up one spot in US News best graduate engineering program rankings Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021

Tied for 28th rank marks third year in a row in the top 30.


Grace Wickerson

MSNE grad among 10 from Rice to win Fulbright grants Monday, May. 11, 2020

Grace Wickerson '20 will head to Germany to develop infrared-emitting light devices for medical applications.


Emily Yedinak

Helping engineers become storytellers Monday, Feb. 17, 2020

Emily Yedinak co-chairs ComSciCon-Houston Workshop with goal of turning graduate work into a narrative.


10 Rice Engineering faculty among world’s highly cited researchers

10 Rice Engineering faculty among world’s highly cited researchers Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Ajayan, Yakobson and Lou among seven in the materials science category.


Pol Spanos

Spanos recognized with medal for China contributions Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

Rice professor has recruited and supervised more than 30 visiting scholars and Ph.D. students from China.