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Joe Hightower, professor emeritus and Hospitality Apartments leader, dies at 77
Joe Hightower, 77, a Rice professor emeritus of chemical and biomolecular engineering, died July 25. Hightower was a pioneer in catalysis and chemical kinetics and advanced the development of materials that proved essential to the catalytic converters now mandated in all vehicles.

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Rice Co-Sponsors Oil and Gas Conference
About 300 leading specialists from academia, national laboratories and industry from 22 countries shared their expertise last month at the 15th annual PetroPhase Conference co-organized by Rice University and Baker Hughes

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Spinning nanotube fibers at Rice University

Spinning nanotube fibers at Rice University



Thursday, August 7
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Surfactant Enhanced Oil Recovery processes

Thursday, August 7
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ECE Seminar: Empowering 5G and beyond wireless connectivity – Research activities at Bristol

Friday, August 8
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Rice Global E&C Forum - Roundtable Luncheon

Thursday, August 14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Investigating the use of directed magnetic assembly to create tunable colloidal fractal aggregates and DNA-linked bead-spring chains

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