Ending Crude Exports Ban Would Help US Security, Rice Study Finds
Lifting the 40-year-old US crude oil export ban would benefit pricing, energy security, and petroleum investment, according to a new study issued by the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston.
Carbon Nanotubes Could Lead to Machine-BrainHhighways
Microscopic carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain. The research could enable new strategies for treating neurological disorders like Parkinson's. Matteo Pasquali, professor and chair of chemistry and professor of chemical and bimolecular engineering, and Caleb Kemere, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, are quoted. The article includes a video produced by Rice's Brandon Martin.
Coding for Kids Not Pi in the Sky!
A group of Rice students led by Radina Khalid, a junior ChBE major, kicked off the first Rice Code College for local middle school students.
Congrats to CHBE Students Honored at Texas Society of Professional Engineers Luncheon
CHBE Students Honored were senior Lindsey Witte and junior Gregory Gaskey
University of Toronto Biomedical Engineer Wins Women in Science Prize
Antonios Mikos, the Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, comments on the University of Toronto's Molly Shoichet's contributions to science.