See how Rice MDS Online grad students are exercising applied data science/ML skills and building strong portfolios in the hands-on Capstone course.
Rice MDS alumna recommends balancing data science skills with industry domain knowledge.
Rice OMCS student utilizes both data science and computer science skills as a tax technology consultant
Technical interviews are used to assess a candidate's applied skillset. Read Rice U’s guide to technical interview prep & software engineer interview questions.
Computer Science vs Information Technology: What’s the Difference? Tuesday, May. 23, 2023
While connected, computer science & information technology differ in key areas. Learn about the education paths, skills, and career outcomes of each with Rice.
Is a Master's in Computer Science Worth It? Friday, Apr. 14, 2023
There are 5 major benefits of earning a Master of Computer Science degree. This article can help you determine whether a master’s program is right for you.
Computer Science vs Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023
AI is a sub-discipline of computer science, and machine learning is a sub-discipline of AI. Learn more from Rice's Master of Computer Science leaders.
Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022
While there are similarities between data science vs computer science, distinct skill sets and career paths differentiate these two fields. Learn more with Rice.
Computer Science vs Programming: What’s the Difference? Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022
Programming is writing code in a computer language. Computer science is far broader, involving more advanced technical concepts & skills. Learn more with Rice.
Data Scientists vs Data Engineers: What's the Difference? Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022
Data engineers build the infrastructure that enables Data scientists to analyze data at scale and draw inferences. Learn about each role’s skills, jobs & education.
Computer Science vs Software Engineering: What’s the Difference? Friday, Nov. 18, 2022
Debating Software Engineering vs. Computer Science? Though related, Software Engineering is a subset of Computer Science, the holistic study of computers. Read more now.
Computer Science vs Cybersecurity: What's the Difference? Friday, Nov. 11, 2022
Cybersecurity professionals work to protect & secure sensitive data from online attacks. Learn more about information security and its connection to computer science.
How to Choose the Best Master’s in Computer Science Program Monday, Oct. 31, 2022
Before you select a master's program in computer science, make sure to evaluate the key differences among programs, like curriculum, ROI and flexibility.
Computer Science vs Computer Engineering: What’s the Difference? Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022
While computer engineering and computer science often overlap, there are many differences. Learn more from Rice.
What is a Big Data Engineer? Monday, Oct. 24, 2022
Big data engineers are responsible for secure data collection, modeling & integration strategies. Learn about data engineering pathways and careers from Rice.
How to Become an AI & ML Engineer: Roles, Responsibilities & Salaries Friday, Oct. 21, 2022
AI & ML engineers are in high demand due to their skills and experience. Learn what these engineers do and how to launch your career in AI or ML.
The Difference Between an MCS, MSCS and PhD in Computer Science Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2022
While all teach computer science concepts, MCS, MSCS & PhD degrees have key differences. Learn about CS programs & which degree can help advance your career.
ML models teach computer programs to write other computer programs Friday, Feb. 11, 2022
Jermaine, Mukherjee and team combine neural machine learning and symbolic methods to write programs without semantic errors
Bingbing Huang (MCS '22): Learn to Articulate Ideas Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022
MCS student, specializing in data science and ML, says collaboration is key to successful projects
Is a Coding Bootcamp Worth It? Consider Your Next 20 Years Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021
Whether a coding bootcamp is worth it or not will depend on your personal goals. Learn how coding bootcamps differ from certificate and MCS programs.
Rice launches Quantum Initiative Monday, Sep. 20, 2021
Rice is adding top-notch quantum scientists and engineers with complementary expertise to strengthen the university’s quantum information science and technology research community
Shrivastava’s AI startup receives $6M in seed funding Friday, Aug. 13, 2021
ThirdAI seeks to democratize AI through software innovation
Six new faculty members join Rice Computer Science Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021
New hires include experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational biology, and ethics in computing
Vardi honored with esteemed 2020 Allen Newell Award Wednesday, May. 26, 2021
Allen Newell Award recognizes far-reaching work in theoretical computer science
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