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Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering>

Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Rice University chemist Zachary Ball has been named director of Rice’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (IBB). The institute promotes interdisciplinary research and education encompassing physics, chemistry, biology and engineering.

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Freeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxideFreeze-dried foam soaks up carbon dioxide
August 16
Rice University materials scientists have created a light foam from two-dimensional sheets of hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) that absorbs carbon dioxide.

 

Smalley-Curl Institute honors top posters, presentations at summer colloquiumSmalley-Curl Institute honors top posters, presentations at summer colloquium
August 16
Prizes were awarded to graduate and undergraduate students judged to have the best presentations and posters at the Smalley-Curl Institute’s third annual Summer Research Colloquium Aug. 11 in Duncan Hall. 

 

Faculty encourage students to pay attention, embrace failure and put Rice to the testFaculty encourage students to pay attention, embrace failure and put Rice to the test
August 15
The final speaker, Lesa Tran ’07, the Wiess Instructor of Chemistry, told students that Rice will be challenging but not impossible.

 

2-faced 2-D material is a first at Rice2-faced 2-D material is a first at Rice
August 14
Like a sandwich with wheat on the bottom and rye on the top, Rice University scientists have cooked up a tasty new twist on two-dimensional materials.