Dr. George Hirasaki named Distinguished Alumni
Please join us in congratulating Dr. George Hirasaki who was honored by the Association of Rice Alumni at the 2014 Laureates Dinner on Saturday, May 17.
Rice Earns Gold, Bronze Awards For Marketing Efforts
Rice University’s marketing efforts have again earned recognition for exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness.
Segatori Research Group:
Rice Scientist Create a Super Antioxidant
Scientists at Rice University are enhancing the natural antioxidant properties of an element found in a car’s catalytic converter to make it useful for medical applications.
Biswal Research Group:
Faster Way to Catch Food Poisoning Microbes
Rice researchers have developed a fast biosensor for pathogens in food. Sibani Lisa Biswal, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is quoted, and graduate student Jinghui Wang is mentioned.
Nagrath Research Group:
Liver Metabolism Study Could Help Patients Awaiting Transplants
In a new study that could help doctors extend the lives of patients awaiting liver transplants, a Rice University-led team of researchers examined the metabolic breakdown that takes place in liver cells during late-stage cirrhosis and found clues that suggest new treatments to delay liver failure.
Verduzco Research Group:
Mighty Morphing Material
Rafael Verduzco, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is quoted in an article about the development of a new plastic morphing material that changes shape in a predetermined pattern when heated.
Gonzalez Research Group:
Transforming How We Get Our Fuels
A Q-and-A features Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy Program Director Ramon Gonzalez, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and also of bioengineering.