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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.'

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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.

Adrian Celaya

Celaya receives National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Award Monday, Apr. 4, 2022

First-year PhD student earned his B.A. in CAAM from Rice in 2016.

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Computational and Applied Mathematics to change name of department Monday, Mar. 21, 2022

Effective July 1, Computational Applied Mathematics and Operations Research to reflect growing area of research and academic study.