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Computer Science News

Given by the School of Engineering for outstanding research achievements in machine learning, deep learning, big data and graph mining.

Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021

Branching out with MCS@Rice

Student Eric Schumacker expands his CS knowledge, feeding essential medical workers and doing battle on the front lines of cybersecurity

CPU algorithm trains deep neural nets up to 15 times faster than top GPU trainers

Will step down as Director of Data Science effective July 1, 2021.


Shrivastava wins 2021 Young Faculty Research Award, Rice University

Shrivastava wins 2021 Young Faculty Research Award Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Given by the School of Engineering for outstanding research achievements in machine learning, deep learning, big data and graph mining.


Eric Schumacker MCS@Rice Student

Branching out with MCS@Rice Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021

Student Eric Schumacker expands his CS knowledge, feeding essential medical workers and doing battle on the front lines of cybersecurity


Rice Computer Science AI Researchers

Rice CS, Intel optimize AI training for commodity hardware Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021

CPU algorithm trains deep neural nets up to 15 times faster than top GPU trainers


Chris Jermaine

Jermaine named permanent chair of Computer Science Sunday, Mar. 7, 2021

Will step down as Director of Data Science effective July 1, 2021.


Todd Treangen

Bioinformatics tool accurately tracks synthetic DNA Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

The Treangen Lab challenges — and beats — deep learning. ​​​​​​​


Rice CS Alumna Finds Life After Facebook—Teaching and Researching in Germany

Rice CS Alumna Finds Life After Facebook—Teaching and Researching in Germany Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

Yiting Xia (PhD, 2018) shares her experience with a familiar question, academia vs. industry.


Rice Data Science Image with Houston Skyline

Rice launches Master of Data Science degree program Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021

Classes begin this fall for both online and in-person degree options


Rice CS undergrad Vinay Tummarakota focuses on civic tech with Civic Digital Fellowship 

Rice CS undergrad focuses on civic tech with Civic Digital Fellowship  Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

Vinay Tummarakota (‘23) developed machine learning tools for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Rice CS launches undergraduate data science summer program in collaboration with Google

Rice CS launches undergraduate data science summer program in collaboration with Google Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

The 10-week paid REU positions offer students the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research alongside faculty mentors


Kuldeep Meel '17 is the Sung Kah Kay Assistant Professor of CS at the National University of Singapore.

Rice CS alumnus named to IEEE's 'AI’s 10 to Watch' list Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

Kuldeep Meel '17 is the Sung Kah Kay Assistant Professor of CS at the National University of Singapore.