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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RCEL honors Kishore, Shaw

Teju Kishore has received the 2016 Robert H. Parks, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Engineering Leadership, and Colin C. Shaw the 2016 Engineering Leadership Award, both given by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). “They exemplify the type of engineering graduate RCEL seeks to send into industry. They are intelligent, hard-working and motivated.  As […]

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RCEL Design Challenge introduces students to RCEL

On Friday, April 8, a group of curious undergrads took part in a competition to find out what it’s like to be in the RCEL certificate program. Student teams were tasked with building a bridge that would hold a maximum number of “cars,” with the help of an RCEL certificate program student coach.   A Q&A […]

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