Key Research Areas

Building on more than three decades of research successes, a major goal of our research program is to prove, encourage, and support new and far-reaching initiatives that look 10+ years 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, Rice has been able to demonstrate leadership in focused research initiatives: Computer Engineering; Data Science; Neuroengineering; Optics and Photonics, Wireless Networking, Sensing and Security, Health, and Quantum Engineering.