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Photo taken from the inside of an airplane.

GMI Student Perspectives | Aedan Mangan: A 20th Century Invention Monday, Mar. 2, 2020

Reflections from Global Medical Innovation MBE students.

Headshot of Mani Diba, PhD

Diba receives Marie Curie Global Fellowship Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Mani Diba, a postdoctoral researcher in Rice BIOE, has received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship worth more than $273,600 from the European Commission.

Portrait of Antonios Mikos

Mikos receives Controlled Release Society's 2020 Founders Award Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

The honor recognizes the Rice bioengineer for his “outstanding contributions in the science and technology of controlled release.

Genevieve Wahlert and Lamiya Sakarwala present their work.

GMI Student Perspectives | Lamiya Sakarwala: Spring Into a New Semester Monday, Feb. 17, 2020

Reflections from Global Medical Innovation MBE students.

Team Bloodhound

GMI Student Perspectives | Genevieve Wahlert: Final Takeaways Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

Reflections from Global Medical Innovation MBE students.

Portrait of Jane Grande-Allen

Grande-Allen named UW 2020 Diamond Award recipient Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Rice bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen has been honored with the 2020 Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Academia from her alma mater, the University of Washington.

Portrait of Gang Bao.

Bao named chair of Bioengineering Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

Rice bioengineer Gang Bao has been named chair of the Department of Bioengineering, effective July 1.

Team Mic Check 1-2-3’s Bonnie de Almeida, Eric Torres and Ricardo Vela with representatives from Nissan.

Rice BIOE junior wins first place in SHPE design contest Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

During the 2019 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) National Convention in Phoenix, Ariz., a student team featuring Rice bioengineering junior Eric Torres took home first place in the Nissan Design Competition.

Amadeus Zhu

Rice graduate student Zhu awarded AHA Fellowship Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

Rice bioengineering graduate student Amadeus Zhu has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship by the American Heart Association (AHA).

From left: 2020 BIOE Seniors Christie Ballew, Brenda Venegas, Joanna Wang, Kelvin Boateng, and Kevin Peng

Beyond the Bench: Bioengineering students attend SWE 2019 Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

Rice bioengineering senior Brenda Venegas shares her experience at the 2019 Society of Women Engineers conference.