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Rice ranked 12th in environmental engineering, 19th in civil in US News best graduate programs Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2023

Both programs rose in rankings to top 10 among private universities.

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Stadler receives NSF CAREER Award Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023

With grant, Rice engineer intends to harness microbiomes to improve wastewater treatment processes.

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Rice workshop examines resilience, equity in Houston Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023

'Steering Cities and Regions Towards Resilience and Equity' co-chaired by professors Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio and Jamie Padgett and the Kinder Institute's Daniel Potter.

Jamie Padgett

Padgett named NSF BRITE Fellow Friday, Dec. 9, 2022

Rice professor and department chair receives $1 million grant to rethink disaster resilience modeling.

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Chen poster wins at Community Modeling and Analysis System conference Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022

Second-year PhD student's research suggests flaring of natural gas at U.S. drilling sites contributed to dozens of premature deaths.