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Rice alum receives Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Monday, Nov. 21, 2022

Matthew Brun '22, a first-year doctoral student in MIT’s Operations Research Center, was recognized at the INFORMS Annual Meeting.


Henry H. Rachford

Henry Rachford, former Rice professor, dies at 97 Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022

Rachford joined the mathematical sciences faculty in 1964; retiring in 1982.


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Rice alumna named chair of Cooper Union mathematics department Monday, Oct. 10, 2022

Mili Shah, who earned her PhD in CAAM in 2007, was advised by Danny Sorensen.


Ilya Hicks standing in front of whiteboard

Hicks elected VP of education for INFORMS Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022

Rice professor and CMOR chair will take office on Jan. 1, 2023. He was named an INFORMS fellow in 2020.


Mehdi Hemmati

CMOR postdoc Mehdi Hemmati named a Future Faculty Fellow Friday, Sep. 16, 2022

Rice Engineering program supports Ph.D. and postdoctoral researchers who are applying for tenure-track faculty positions this year.


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Schaefer named INFORMS fellow Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2022

Rice professor recognized for his 'fundamental contributions to optimizing disease treatment decisions and optimization under uncertainty.'


Headshots of Shiqian Ma and Sebastian Perez-Salazar

Two tenure-track faculty join CMOR Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

Shiqian Ma and Sebastian Perez-Salazar, along with instructor Bo Jones, started at Rice on July 1.


Bilyana Tzolova, Rachael Alfant, Shelly Harvey, Jaihee Choi, and Sara Edelman-Munoz posing for photograph on Rice University campus.

Rice AWM honored with student chapter award Tuesday, Jul. 5, 2022

Association for Women in Mathematics student chapter organized the Texas Women in Mathematics Symposium in 2022.


Dane Grundvig

Grundvig receives NDSEG Fellowship Award Thursday, Apr. 28, 2022

Rice PhD student is advised by Matthias Heinkenschloss.