Juan C. Meza, who graduated with three engineering degrees from Rice University, including a Ph.D. in computational and applied mathematics, has been named director of the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation, as of Feb. 20.
Rice University has created a professional masterâ€™s degree program in industrial engineering (IE) to be offered by the George R. Brown School of Engineering.
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The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology has fellowships to nine Rice University graduate students, including CAAM student Kaihang Guo!
CAAM majors Alexander Grant Gardner, Jonathan Stewart Celaya, and Wendy Noel Knight are the recipients of the 2017 CAAM Chevron Prizes
Rice University faculty and postdoctoral research fellows will study flooding and police services in Houston, thanks to three new awards from the Houston Solutions Lab.
When he graduated from Rice with a B.A. in 2014, Franco had a double major in CAAM and mathematics. At the start of his senior year, Franco was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For eight months he underwent chemotherapy while completing course work and graduated on time.
Nanoscale magnets offer a new way to find faint, early traces of cancer in patients, according to CAAM students working on a method to capitalize on the magnetsâ€™ properties.
For the last three years, the summer Tapia camps have given underrepresented students a front-row seat in learning what it means to have a career in math or science. All of these students have a demonstrated interest in those subjects, but many of them donâ€™t have the exposure to professionals or academics, outside their classroom teachers, who can show them what they can do with these STEM skills.Â