Alumni & Giving

As a graduate of Rice Mechanical Engineering, you’ve joined a network of alumni who have become leaders in industry and academia. We’re proud of our alumni who are conducting high impact research and solving real-world problems that are changing industry, healthcare, and the environment. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter, submit a story about an interesting alumnus/a or consider a gift to the department to help the next generation of Owls.

Make a Gift

Make a tax-deductible gift online via Rice Connect.

To be sure your gift is properly credited, select "Mechanical Engineering Department" under the Designation dropdown menu.

These are our department initiatives and priorities that you can support with your generous gift:

  • Lab equipment and repairs
  • Graduate recruiting
  • Faculty support
  • General support

Please feel free to contact our Department Chair Laura Schaefer for additional giving opportunities. Thank you for supporting our faculty, students, staff, and future.