Statement of Solidarity

On behalf of all the members of the Materials Physics and Energy Management research group at Rice, we strongly endorse the “Black Lives Matter” movement and take this opportunity to support the fight through ahimsa (non-violence), the equality of all minorities and people discriminated on the basis for color, sex, practices (caste) or origin. For…

Congratulations! Isaac is awarded the Hertz Fellowship!

Isaac Metcalf is one of the 41 recipients of the prestigious Hertz Fellowship 2020 from the country and the only one from Rice University. Isaac completed his undergraduate from MIT with a dual degree in physics and material sciences. He will join the MPEM (Material Physics for Energy Management) group in the fall semester 2020…

Congratulations! Wenbin has been awarded the NSF GRFP 2020!

Wenbin Li, second-year graduate student from the Applied Physics Program, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support his research. He is among the 25 recipients of NSF GRFP from Rice University for the year 2020. Congratulations, Wenbin Li! The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recruits high-potential, early career…

Congratulations! Dr. Jean-Christophe Blancon, the Senior Scientist in our group was listed on The World’s 2019 Highly Cited Researchers

Congratulations! Dr. Jean-Christophe Blancon, the Senior Scientist in our group was listed on The World’s 2019 Highly Cited Researchers. https://www.publons.com/researcher/2037095/jean-christophe-blancon/…

10 Rice Engineering faculty among world’s highly cited researchers

Friday, December 6, 2019 Ten faculty members in the George R. Brown School of Engineering are ranked among the world’s highly cited researchers, including seven in the materials science category. The 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list is a global accounting of scientists who produced the last decade’s most influential papers, compiled by the Web of Science group,…