Building on more than 40 years of research successes and discoveries, a major goal of our research efforts is to prove, encourage, and support new and far-reaching initiatives that look decades into the future.
Driven by a core group of internationally recognized faculty, extensively and uniquely experienced in research and education, our culture fosters close collaboration, which is the major force that maximizes technology impact and direction.
Through various funding programs, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University has demonstrated leadership in focused key research areas from data science to neuroengineering.
Vertically Integrated Projects unites Rice undergraduate education and faculty research in a team-based context. Rice VIP students earn academic credits, while faculty and graduate students benefit from their teams' design and discovery efforts.