Unconventional students at Rice 2017: Senthil Natarajan

Senthil Natarajan is a 2017 senior at Rice University majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He will also receive the RCEL Certificate in Engineering Leadership upon graduation. April 23, 2017 – Brandon Martin, Rice University News Senthil Natarajan, a Will Rice College senior majoring in electrical engineering, used his four years at Rice to explore his […]

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Kidder, Petty receive RCEL leadership awards

Friday, April 21, 2017 Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications Kelly Kidder, a senior in chemical and biomolecular engineering (ChBE), and Andrew “Drew” Petty, a senior in mechanical engineering (MECH), are the 2017 recipients of the annual leadership awards given by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Kidder received the Robert H. Parks Jr. Prize for […]

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RCEL hosts End of Year Crawfish Boil and Pizza Party

More than 100 RCEL Certificate students, faculty, and staff came together Monday evening to celebrate another great year at RCEL with crawfish and pizza at Brockman Hall Portico at Rice University.   As the group worked their way through 120 pounds of crawfish and a dozen pizzas, RCEL Executive Director Kaz Karwowski recognized part of the outgoing […]

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Palanki, Tzouanas named Goldwater Scholars

Friday, April 7, 2017 Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications Rohan Palanki and Constantine Tzouanas, bioengineering (BIOE) undergraduates at Rice University, have been named Goldwater Scholars for the academic year 2017-2018. Both sophomores are among the 240 chosen this year from 1,286 mathematics, science and engineering students nominated by universities nationwide. Each will receive $7,500 per year […]

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RCEL hosts Ethics and Leadership Panel

More than 90 students, alumni, faculty, and staff crowded into McMurtry Auditorium on Monday, April 3 for the RCEL Ethics and Leadership Panel. The panelists came together to discuss the role of ethics and leadership for engineers in the real world, and how these ideals affect engineer’s decisions and innovations. RCEL Kaz Karwowski opened the […]

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RCEL Ethics and Leadership Panel

Join RCEL and a special guest panel to discuss the role of ethics and leadership for engineers in the real world. Attendees will be able to ask questions of the panel and participate in the discussion.

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RCEL student delegation travel to Liverpool Johns Moores University

As part of an ongoing partnership with Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), a delegation of four Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL) Certificate students traveled to Liverpool, England over spring break to get a new cultural perspective on leadership and university life. The trip was a follow-up to the visit to Rice previously made by […]

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Rice entrepreneurs meet successful and up-and-coming startups on Ignite 2017 Silicon Valley Trek

On the 2017 Ignite Silicon Valley Trek, 55 Rice graduate and undergraduate students met and learned from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.  Students visited over a dozen companies, including Square, Parsable, AirBNB, LendUp, Tesla, Maana, Benchmark Capital, BOX, Proteus, 23&Me, Five Prime, and 5am Ventures. The intense immersion experience included company visits […]

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