More than 150 people attended the SSPEED Center’s April 28-29 conference on on “Post-Harvey Climate and Flood Impacts on the Built Environment.”
The National Science Foundation has awarded 38 Graduate Research Fellowships to Rice University students.
Rice climate scientists and engineers are studying how climate change will impact Mississippi River flooding.
A total of 19 graduate programs at Rice University rank among the nation's top 25 in their categories in the latest edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
A fraction of the wind and solar projects already proposed in Texas could eliminate the state’s remaining coal power plants and their emissions, according to Rice University engineers.
Rice engineers suggest that flaring of natural gas at oil and gas fields in the United States, primarily in North Dakota and Texas, contributed to dozens of premature deaths in 2019.
The Provost’s Office and the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Lilie) have announced the inaugural class of Rice Innovation Fellows, a program that will provide educational and financial support to the next generation of scientist- and engineer-led spinout ventures.
The Rice University Sustainable Futures Fund backs six projects to help bolster the planet’s environmental health.
Rice University scientists applied their flash Joule heating process to coal fly ash and other toxic waste to safely extract rare earth elements essential to modern electronics and green technologies.
Scientists and engineers from Rice University and the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research discover fluorescence from silicon nanoparticles in cement and show how it can be used to reveal early signs of damage in concrete structures.
Texas state officials did not publish the race and ages of COVID-19 victims in early 2020, but a county-level statistical analysis spearheaded by Rice University undergraduates in collaboration with university faculty has found deaths statewide were disproportionately concentrated in Black and Hispanic communities.
Civil engineers develop a computational modeling strategy to help plan effective repairs to damaged reinforced concrete columns.
Nine projects proposed by Rice researchers have been granted seed funding by Creative Ventures' Technology Development Fund.
Microplastics dispersed in the environment may enhance antibiotic resistance. A study led by Rice University found the chemical-leaching plastics draw bacteria and other vectors and make them susceptible to antibiotic resistant genes.
The Nov. 19-20 conference focused on narratives around natural catastrophes in the Americas and Circum-Caribbean