Introducing American Football to Rice’s New International StudentsLast week during Rice football’s week off, head football coach David Bailiff took time to hold his annual football camp for Rice University’s new international graduate and undergraduate students.
Hirasaki Wins Local ACS Award
George Hirasaki, the A. J. Hartsook Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University, has received the 2014 Local Section Award from the American Chemical Society – Greater Houston Section (ACS-GHS).
Rice Rolls ‘Neat’ Nanotube Fibers
The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers created at Rice line up like a fistful of uncooked spaghetti through a process designed by chemist Angel Martí and his colleagues.
Gonzalez Named Director of Energy Institute
Ramon Gonzalez, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Rice University, has been named director of Rice’s Energy and Environment Initiative (EEI).
Engineering’s Chapman and Saterbak Named Associate Deans
Two faculty members in the George R. Brown School of Engineering — Walter Chapman and Ann Saterbak — have been named associate deans for energy research and undergraduate education, respectively.