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Maria “Cristina” Villalobos

CAAM alumna Villalobos receives mentoring award from White House Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley professor earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from Rice in 1998 and 2000.

Jesse Chan and Ashok Veeraraghavan

Chan selected to NAE's U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Thursday, Jul. 2, 2020

Symposium's topics will include agriculture, energy, women’s health, plastics and other 'pioneering technical and leading-edge research.'

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Schaefer, Hicks, Huchette among Rice's final COVID-19 research grants Wednesday, May. 27, 2020

Third round backs research in optimization models to plan nursing schedules during times of uncertainty.

David Mildebrath

Mildebrath awarded for excellence in student support Friday, May. 8, 2020

Fourth-year graduate student has won the 2020 Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Excellence in Student Support.

Keith Cooper

Cooper awarded for service, leadership to Rice Friday, May. 1, 2020

CAAM chair receives Rice Faculty Award for Excellence in University Service and Leadership.

Béatrice Rivière

Rivière elected president of Texas-Louisiana Section of SIAM Thursday, Apr. 16, 2020

SIAM TX-LA Section promotes networking and collaboration opportunities for applied mathematicians working in industry and academia.

Drew Kouri

How this alumnus' research balances theory and application Monday, Feb. 3, 2020

Drew Kouri '12 went to work at Sandia National Laboratory, where he is a principal member of the technical staff.

jesse chan

Chan receives NSF's CAREER Award Monday, Jan. 27, 2020

Award will help Chan develop new technologies for reliable simulations of fluid flow.

Markowski, Taylor awarded K2I graduate fellowships

Markowski, Taylor awarded K2I graduate fellowships Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Recipients use fellowship awards to further research pursuits, attend conferences, travel, and develop networking relationships.