For the fourth year in a row, Rice University ranks No. 1 in the nation for the best race/class interaction, according to student surveys for the Princeton Review’s 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges.”
“Daria has had a tremendous impact on the departmental culture and the graduate student body,” said Béatrice Rivière, the Noah G. Harding Chair and Professor. “She is committed to the academic success of the graduate students. She takes care of them during their time at Rice. We will miss her very much.”
Luis Nunes Vicente has been named the Timothy J. Wilmott '80 Endowed Faculty Professor and Chair of Lehigh University's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), effective August 1, 2018. He obtained his doctorate in Computational and Applied Mathematics from Rice in 1996 as a Fulbright Fellow.
Back in 2010, as a recent grad with a degree in computational and applied mathematics, Matthew Broussard had never taken an improv class, dabbled in theater or attempted stand-up comedy. He took a job as a financial analyst and, on a whim, decided to try an open mic night.
By training, Jonas Actor is a mathematician. He uses neural networks and partial differential equations to improve image segmentation in the diagnosis of liver cancer.
Matthias Heinkenschloss delivered the keynote presentation at the third annual Central Valley Regional Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student Chapter Conference, held at UC Merced.
CAAM student Wendy Knight '18 came to Rice for the basketball program and the endless opportunities on and off the court.
The award recognizes outstanding research achievements, as evidenced by publications, program development results, software and other research contributions.
Rice University CAAM undergraduates have developed a technique to simplify the placement of electrodes in the brains of patients with epilepsy.