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Two photos: Left is headshot of Kai Gong, right is headshot of Larissa Novelino

Gong, Novelino join Rice Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty Monday, Aug. 8, 2022

Novellino started July 1, and Gong will join the faculty in January 2023 — both as assistant professors.


LiSED team headshots

Rice finalist for DOE's $4 million Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2022

Prize Supports Innovation to Help Secure U.S. Sources of Lithium .


Headshots of Kathryn Dale, Johnathan Roberts and Hannah Vincent

Rice trio awarded Greene Prize for paper on solar energy Thursday, Jun. 23, 2022

Environmental engineering junior Kathryn Dale and alumni Johnathan Roberts and Hannah Vincent were students in Daniel Cohan's 'Energy and the Environment' course


Daniel Cohan

Cohan appointed to EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors’ Climate Change Subcommittee Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2022

The subcommittee is charged with “providing expert review and advice” to the EPA’s Executive Committee.


Rice environmental engineering 16th, civil 34th in national graduate program rankings

Rice environmental engineering 16th, civil 34th in national graduate program rankings Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2022

Among private universities, environmental engineering at Rice ranked eighth and civil engineering ninth.