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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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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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 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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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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Rice Engineering, RCEL busy during National Engineers Week 2017

Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications During National Engineers Week for 2017, Rice University delivered the message to more than 800 students and teachers that engineering is an excellent way to earn a living and help change the world. “We’re interested in acculturating the next generation of engineering students. We want to prepare them for STEM opportunities […]

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Why in the world should I get a PhD in Engineering?

This seminar aims to challenge the prevailing myths and opinions about the importance of considering a Ph.D. in Engineering. In under 40 minutes, the speaker will attempt to show that many of society’s game changers of tomorrow will be those among you who emerge as leaders in technology, and the clearest, most catapulting pathway to this end, is via a PhD in engineering.

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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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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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