ASME and RCEL host Holiday Party

To celebrate the holidays and to procrastinate studying for finals just a bit, RCEL Student Leadership and the Rice Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) co-sponsored a Holiday party for members, RCEL Certificate students and guests. Over 50 ASME and RCEL students braved the day’s rain to fill Duncan College classroom for […]

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ASME & RCEL Holiday Party

Hey RCEL and ASME! Looking for a way to procrastinate studying for finals? Want to engage in holiday activities with the other engineering students on campus? Come on out to the ASME & RCEL Holiday Party! We will have a “Gingerbridge” design competition, sugar cookie decorating, a hot-chocolate bar, and cherished times with friends ♥ […]

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RCEL launches student mentorship program

By Holly Beretto Engineering Communications December 1, 2017 Thanks in part to the success of its industry mentorship program, which matches Rice Center for Engineering Leadership students with professional engineers, RCEL begins accepting applications this week for its student mentorship program. The goal is to connect freshman and sophomore engineering students with juniors and seniors. […]

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Health sciences dominate winning Screech pitches

By Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications November 13, 2017 Originally Posted to Rice Engineering Research rooted in health and medicine dominated the winning pitches at the sixth annual Screech Competition, sponsored by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Nineteen graduate students from eight of the nine engineering departments at Rice University participated in the event, […]

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CS + Harvey: The Provost’s “Nerd Pack”

By Adam Smalls Originally posted by Rice University Department of Computer Science Shortly after Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 51 inches of rain on Houston and Southeast Texas, a team of five Rice University students and alumni leaped into action. “There was a post on Facebook saying the Provost needed quantitatively minded volunteers,” said Max […]

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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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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, […]

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