Sudha Yellapantula didn’t even like riding bikes before she signed up to raise money for pediatric cancer research in the 2019 Great Cycle Challenge. But that didn’t stop the Ph.D.
Naomi J. Halas, the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and founding director of the Laboratory for Nanophotonics at Rice University, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
The ever-more-humble carbon nanotube may be just the device to make solar panels – and anything else that loses energy through heat – far more efficient.
Azalia Mirhoseini, who graduated from Rice with her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2015, has been selected as one of the MIT Technology Review’s “35 Innovators Under 35” as a Visionary for 2019.
They collaborated in the same laboratory, shared an office for years and competed for the same honor. Now, two Rice University alumni have each won 2019 Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chemical Sciences.
Rice University students who invented a device to give patients with intractable epilepsy more freedom to move have won first prize in a student competition at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems in Sapporo, Japan.