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Jamie Padgett named CEE department chair, effective July 1 Monday, Nov. 22, 2021

Professor, who joined Rice in 2007, is faculty director of recently-launched Gulf Scholars Program at Rice.

Allison Price, Maddie Forbes, Marina Karki and Valentina Camacho

Rice undergraduates win Greene Prize for environmental writing Friday, Nov. 12, 2021

Winning paper written for Daniel Cohan's “Energy and the Environment” course.

Qilin Li

Li receives CAPEES Frontier Research Award Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021

Honor recognizes professors who have 'achieved recognized research leadership and pioneered an innovative research area.'

Houston tops the ASCE Best Places for Civil Engineers 2021 list. (Photograph courtesy of

Houston tops ASCE Best Places for Civil Engineers 2021 list Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021

Two other Texas cities named in top 10.

Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio sitting at desk

Dueñas-Osorio group awarded best paper by Society for Risk Analysis Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2021

'Interdependent Network Recovery Games' was published in special issue of Risk Analysis journal.