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Mark Schara and Mingde “Bryan” Zeng standing in lab

Rice seniors' paper published in Frontiers in Robotics and AI Friday, Nov. 11, 2022

Mark Schara and Mingde “Bryan” Zeng co-authored “A Low-Cost Wearable Device for Portable Sequential Compression Therapy.”


Headshot of Marcia O'Malley

O'Malley named chair of mechanical engineering department Monday, Oct. 31, 2022

The associate dean for research and innovation will assume the role effective July 1.


Headshots of Lydia Kavraki and Marcia O'Malley

Kavraki, O’Malley named to list of world’s top women scientists in robotics engineering and science Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022

Announcement made at the iROS Kyoto 2022 Conference in Japan.


Te Faye Yap stands beside side reading Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering

Rice doctoral student among 'rising stars' in mechanical engineering Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022

Te Faye Yap, who works in the Preston Innovation Laboratory, was one of 32 students, postdocs to attend Stanford workshop.


Rambod Mojgani

MECH postdoc Rambod Mojgani 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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Wehmeyer team receives $1.5m PIRE grant from NSF Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022

Project’s goal is to build partnerships between Japan, U.S. researchers investigating large-scale materials made from oriented carbon nanotubes.


Yıldız Bayazıtoğlu

Heat and Mass Transfer symposium dedicated to Bayazıtoğlu Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2022

International event hosted in Rice professor's native Turkey.


Eunice Aissi, Ozioma Ozor-Ilo and Alisa Webb in graduation gowns

These three Rice grads are MIT-bound Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022

Each with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Rice, Eunice Aissi, Ozioma Ozor-Ilo and Alisa Webb are headed to Cambridge for graduate school.


Headshots of Justin Porter and Te Faye Yap

PhD students Porter, Yap awarded for outstanding research Monday, Jun. 6, 2022

Department's Emmett T. and Geraldyne Smith Roberts Award comes with $4,000 prize.