Engineering Liftoff

Come out for a great day of new friends and engineering competitions! Students work in teams to complete an engineering challenge designed to test and expand their leadership ability, with upperclass engineering students serving as mentors.

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Rice Drone Camp 2017 – Expanding Horizons in STEM

During the week of June 12th-16th, RCEL hosted the 3rd Annual Rice Drone Camp – an intensive STEM enrichment program for 7th-8th grade students. Through a highly competitive application process, 20 students were selected to attend the 5-day program hosted at Rice University by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Rice Drone Camp students […]

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RCEL alumni win 2017 ASME iShow People’s Choice Award

Rice University senior design team Sixth Sense was named the People’s Choice at the 2017 ASME iShow on June 22. According to the ASME, the ASME Innovation showcase (ISHOW) is “a global competition for hardware led ventures. We focus on the design & engineering journey of taking physical products to market. We care about “social innovation”, […]

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Rice’s Higgs to testify before Congress Wednesday

MEDIA ADVISORY David Ruth 713-348-6327 david@rice.edu   Rice’s Higgs to testify before Congress Wednesday HOUSTON – (June 23, 2017) – Rice University’s Fred Higgs, the John and Ann Doerr Professor in Mechanical Engineering, professor of mechanical engineering and faculty director of the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership, will testify before the U.S. House Committee on […]

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Rice Drone Camp 2017

At the upcoming summer Rice Drone Camp, middle school students will explore the engineering and science of drone technology and UAV systems, while also examining the social and cultural implications of technological advances. The program will include technical lectures from Rice faculty and professional engineers, project-based learning experiences, and hands-on training in drone operation.

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RCEL Summer Reads

Faculty and Staff Recommendations to get you through the long days at the pool! Looking for some good reads to get you through the long days of summer?  Here are a few suggestions from RCEL faculty and staff. More to come in future posts! New printing of Frankenstein for scientists and engineers!  Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, […]

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