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Rice faculty members, Tapia and Tomson, recognized by the the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Rice engineer Mason Tomson was one of 391 fellows elected to the AAAS this year, while computational mathematician Richard Tapia received the 2016 AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award.

Rice faculty appointed to AAAS

6 Rice faculty win Simmons mini-collaborative research grants

The 6 Rice faculty will be awarded mini-seed grants of up to $25,000 to pursue research initiatives with colleagues at the Texas Medical Center.

6 earn Simmons research grants

Robert Curl - 20 Years a Nobel Laureate

20 years after receiving the Nobel prize in Chemistry, Robert Curl '54 — professor emeritus, and father of nanotechnology — discusses the significance of the award.

Robert Curl Feature

Rice’s Rebecca Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow

Professor Richards-Kortum received $625,000 as one of 23 "Genius Grant" award winners.

Rebecca Richards-Kortum MacArthur Fellow