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Lesa Tran Lu, Sathvik Ajay Iyengar and August Staubus standing in front of poster.

PhD student presents research at NSF Research Traineeship meeting Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022

Sathvik Ajay Iyengar, who is a member of Pulickel Ajayan's group, showed how collaborative the student network is at Rice.


Brian Kinglsey

Rice alumnus named VP of U.S. Bolt Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

Brian Kingsley earned his professional master's degree in 2015.


Soumyabrata Roy headshot

MSNE postdoc Soumyabrata Roy named a Future Faculty Fellow Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022

Rice Engineering program supports Ph.D. and postdoctoral researchers who are applying for tenure-track faculty positions this year. 


Headshots of students

Three from MSNE awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Monday, May. 2, 2022

Jeremy Daum, Neethu Pottackal and Sanjna Sukumaran receive fellowships intended to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers.


Aasha Zinke

Sophomore Aasha Zinke represents MSNE at research showcase Monday, Apr. 18, 2022

First-ever Shapiro Showcase took place on April 15 as part of the 20th Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium.


#27 in materials engineering graduate programs

Rice materials engineering program up one spot in national graduate rankings Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2022

No. 27 ranking marks fourth year in row in top 30 in U.S. News World and Report.


Ali Khater

Ali Khater is making stronger, more flexible materials and communities Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

'3D printing is revolutionary but novel materials are needed to push 3D printing forward into industry.'


Jun Lou headshot

Jun Lou receives Brimacombe Medal from Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Monday, Nov. 15, 2021

Rice professor recognized for his 'sustained excellence and achievement' in the field.


Headshots of Muhammad M. Rahman and Pulickel M. Ajayan

Rice team wins Sustainable Technologies category in Create the Future contest Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

Team headed by Rahman and Ajayan recognized for its Multifunctional Bionanocomposite Fruit Coatings.