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Welcome to Space@Rice where we introduce you to the range of space and aerospace activities around the Rice campus. The Rice Space Institute and Rice University are proud to be part of the City of Houston delegation to the 2019 International Paris Air Show and excited to be part of such a vibrant modern city with a strong heritage as Space City. On this webpage you will find information on our educational, research, and outreach activities which highlight the strength of Rice in this sector and complement the activities of our City of Houston partners.  If your travel takes you to Houston drop in and see for yourself!

David Alexander OBE, Director of the Rice Space Institute





Welcome to Rice







The Rice Space Institute
Institute of Biosciences and BioEngineering
Smalley-Curl Institute
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
 Office of Research
 Baker Institute for Public Policy








Sensors Sabharwal, Duenas-Osorio, Ashu Sabharwal. …
AI and Machine Learning  Moshe Vardi, Rich Baraniuk, Devika Subramanian, Genevera Allen, …
NanoTechnology  NEWT, RCQM, Jim Tour, Alvarez, Gang Bao,…
Biosciences and BioEngineering  Grande-Allen, iBio, Ramon Gonzalez, Tomasz Tkacyzk, Rice360, …
Robotics  O’Malley, Kavraki, Ghorbal, …
Data Sciences  Genevera Allen, D2K, …
Aeronautics and Aviation  Meade, Rodi, Chiaou, …
Wearable Technologies  Sabharwal, …
Scalable Health  Sabharwal, …
Wireless Technologies  Alvarez?
Power  Pasquali, Wong, Tour, …

Printable trifold summarizing space research areas


  • Rice SEDS
  • AIAA
  • Rice Eclipse
  • Rice CubeSat team
  • RCEL


  • School of Natural Sciences
  • School of Engineering
  • Dept. of Physics and Engineering
  • Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Science Masters Program
  • Engineering Professional Masters Program
  • Jones School MBA
  • Doerr Institute for New Leaders


  • Houston Spaceport Lectures (videos)
  • STEM Festival – formerly Sally Ride
  • R-STEM
  • space.rice.edu
  • earth.rice.edu