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.

Wright receives award at Commencement for Student Life and Club support

Cesare Wright, RCEL Lecturer and Outreach Specialist (pictured above, on left), was named a recipient of the C.M. and Demaris Hudspeth Endowed Award for Student Life and Clubs at the 104th Commencement of Rice University on May 13, 2o17.  The award is given annually to Rice faculty and staff who serve as sponsors to one or […]

Senior Spotlight 2017

Congratulations to RCEL Class of 2017!  Thank you for your dedication and contributions to RCEL during your time in the program! Manuel Arenas Ruenes ’17Chemical EngineeringDallas, Texas   Aida Castillo ’17Material Science and NanoEngineering   Andrew Elsey ’17Mechanical EngineeringHP, Inc.Houston, Texas David Fraga ’17Mechanical Engineering   Andrew Graham ’17Electrical and Computer EngineeringU.S. Army, CECOM DivisionAberdeen, Maryland   Emma Gray ’17Chemical EngineeringU.S. NavyHonolulu, […]

RCEL Students in Action: Algorithm predicts epileptic seizures in real-time

Randy Zhang is a senior electrical engineering major and RCEL Certificate student.  His senior design team developed an algorithm to create a digital cure for epilepsy in the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University. The team was featured by Futurity, a source of research news for top universities. Original article can be found here. David […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RCEL End of the Year Crawfish Boil and Pizza Party

It’s been another great year at RCEL! Come out and enjoy crawfish and pizza with your fellow Certificate students! We will recognize our seniors and the new Student Leadership, as well as welcome new Certificate students to the program.

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 […]