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6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

Foster SloanRice Physicist Matthew Foster wins Sloan Fellowship
Asst. Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Matthew Foster, wins a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Foster is a condensed matter theorist, who has done pioneering work on graphene, topological insulators and superconductors.
Morosan wins MooreRice's Morosan wins presitigious Moore Award
Assoc. Prof. Emilia Morosan wins a prestigious award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to search for new magnetic and superconducting compounds.
P&A Top ProducerRice a top producer of physics PhDs
The American Physical Society recently published on its website a list of departments who have educated the largest numbers or fractions of physics degrees in a variety of categories. Rice is one of the top producers of physics PhD's in total and under-represented minority physics PhD's in particular.