Engineering Liftoff 2016 a success!

The fifth annual Engineering Liftoff was a great success on Saturday, September 10 – over 170 participants, including freshmen, upperclass coaches, RCEL faculty/staff and other volunteers, crowded into the RMC Grand Hall for a day of challenges and fun.  The competition designs were very creative this year, including catapults, canons and slingshots!  Three student speakers […]

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Engineering Liftoff

The Engineering Liftoff is the orientation event for the School of Engineering. Test your engineering and leadership skills on a fun challenge. Learn about Rice and engineering, and hear student speakers talk about their experiences at Rice in leadership, internships and entrepreneurship.

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Wright wins Houston Humanitarian Award

August 2, 2016 In recognition of his efforts in K-12 STEM education, Cesare Wright (Leadership & Outreach Specialist for the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership) was honored with the 2016 Houston Humanitarian Award.  Presented by Goodspire and the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Day Houston organization, and hosted Isiah Carey from Fox 26 News, the […]

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Rice Drone Camp

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

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RCEL Alumna Lam featured by Themed Entertainment Association

Themed entertainment is the perfect triad of advanced technology, art, and hospitality: TEA NextGen Spotlight – Rebecca Lam Posted by Judy Rubin See original post here. Rebecca Lam went from young roller coaster rider, to engineering student, to her first real exposure to the industry followed by confidence that she’d found her dream career direction in […]

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C. Fred Higgs III joins MECH and RCEL

Patrick Kurp, Rice Engineering Communications C. Fred Higgs III leaves a trail of acronyms wherever he goes. There’s PFTL, his Particle Flow and Tribology Lab at Carnegie Mellon. There’s his philosophy of mentoring student researchers – the RTFS Engine, short for Research, Teaching, Funding, Service. And there’s RCEL, the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership, where […]

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Senior Spotlight 2016

Congratulations to RCEL Class of 2016!  We are very thankful to these seniors for their dedication and contributions to RCEL during their time with the program, and wish them the best of luck in their careers. Teju Kishore ’16Chemical EngineeringCapital One   Colin Shaw ’16StatisticsBoston Consulting Group   Jesus Duran ’16Chemical Engineering Nick Bernal ’16Mechanical Engineering   Rachel […]

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Rain Check celebrates another great year at RCEL

The rain may have washed out the RCEL End of Year party last week, but the Rain Check brought RCEL students together to celebrate the close of another great year.  Current students and those entering ENGI 218/219 in the fall came out to Duncan College for pizza and desserts.  Executive Director Kaz Karwowski recognized RCEL’s graduating […]

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