Rice University President Reginald DesRoches announced in a message to the campus today that Tommy McClelland will be the school’s next director of athletics.
A team of Rice University engineers has launched open-source software that constructs and uses personalized computer models of how individual patients move to optimize treatments for neurologic and orthopedic mobility impairments.
Stephen Bayer, a seasoned fundraiser with over 22 years of leadership experience in higher education, has been named vice president for development and alumni relations at Rice University, effective Sept. 26.
As Big Tech releases its latest round of profit reports, Rice University economist John Diamond is available to discuss the reports following major layoffs over the past several months and what the future holds.
Kaiyu Hang, an assistant professor of computer science at Rice University, has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop robots that can manipulate unfamiliar objects in high-uncertainty situations.
Over half of renters in Harris County and Houston are now spending in excess of 30% of their income on housing costs, according to a new report by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Rice University AI experts Fred Oswald and Moshe Vardi are registered to attend a White House briefing this afternoon and are available to comment on its proceedings and likely challenges and potential outcomes of recent developments in AI industry advancements and regulation.
Steps to regulate advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and AI-enhanced social media are needed to protect people from AI “hacking” our interpersonal relationships and collective intelligence, says Harris Eyre, fellow in brain health at the Baker Institute.
OpenStax, an educational initiative from Rice University, unveiled a project designed to solve one of the trickiest challenges in education research: facilitating research projects about equity in education while also preserving student privacy and protecting sensitive learner demographic data.
James Pomerantz , a professor emeritus of psychological sciences at Rice University, is a recipient of the Psychonomic Society’s Clifford T. Morgan Distinguished Leadership Award.
Rice professors Qimiao Si and Jeffrey Tabor are recipients of prestigious 2023 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowships from the Department of Defense.
Rice University researchers leverage the quantum properties of strontium titanate to make a broad terahertz frequency range useful for quantum control and sensing applications.
The new open-source large language model, Llama 2, launched by Facebook parent company, Meta, last Tuesday allows users to adapt and develop artificial intelligence tools ⎯ including for use in commercial products ⎯ but the move raises urgent questions about the risks and potential benefits to how information is produced and disseminated.
Rice University engineers’ have created a device that turns sunlight into hydrogen with record-breaking efficiency by integrating next-generation halide perovskite semiconductors with electrocatalysts in a single, durable, cost-effective and scalable device.
Rice University’s Michael Wong was named a fellow to the Royal Society of Chemistry, the oldest chemical society in the world, whose mission is to “advance excellence in the chemical sciences.”