Upcoming Southwest I-Corps Regional Program

Want to build a business around your research or innovation?  Apply for the NSF I-Corps Regional Program!   ABOUT THE PROGRAM Southwest I-Corps is offering a FREE Regional NSF I-Corps Program to facilitate commercial evaluation of academic research and innovation, and develop potentially eligible teams for a $50,000 NSF I-Corps team grant. Teams will explore the potential value of […]

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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 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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Layton Scholarship winners combine engineering, arts

Originally posted on engineering.rice.edu Monday, February 6, 2017 Holly Beretto, Engineering Communications Donaldo Almazan and Isaac Phillips are the winners of this year’s Phil Layton Scholarships. Almazan is a junior chemical engineering major and Phillips is a senior mechanical engineer. The scholarship is awarded annually to engineering students who have made significant contributions not only […]

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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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ECE dominates Screech 2016

November 10, 2016 Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications Originally posted by Rice Engineering Communications The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) almost swept the field at the fifth-annual Screech Competition, sponsored by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Seven of the 13 participants who pitched their research in 90-second bursts were graduate students from […]

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