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Was February's winter storm in Texas unprecedented? Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Doss-Gollin paper asks if the freeze was a statistical anomaly or if it should have been expected.


Satish Nagarajaiah

Nagarajaiah elected as distinguished member of American Society of Civil Engineers Thursday, May. 6, 2021

Rice professor recognized for his seminal contributions to structural engineering and for having attained eminence in the field.


Robert Griffin

Robert Griffin joining Roger Williams University as dean, effective July 1 Monday, Apr. 5, 2021

Former department chair and interim dean joined the Rice faculty in 2008.


US News and World Report ranking

Environmental ranks 14th, civil 20th in US News top graduate engineering programs Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021

Environmental up one spot, while civil rose seven.


Michael Wong and Pedro Alvarez headshots

ACS recognizes Wong, Alvarez for work on fracking byproduct 'produced water' Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

Rice pair with Shell collaborator receive Greater Houston Section's P3 Salute to Excellence Award.