Computer Science / Data Science

Genevera Allen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research areas: statistical machine learning, data integration, graphical models, optimization, reproducible data-driven discoveries, applications in neuroscience and bioinformatics

Farès el-Dahdah, D.Des.
Professor of the Humanities
Director, Humanities Research Center
Research areas: geospatial platforms, urban history, modern architecture and urbanism in Brazil

Katherine Ensor, Ph.D.
Noah G. Harding Professor of Statistics
Research areas: time series including categorical time series, spatial statistics, spatial-temporal methods, stochastic simulation, hierarchical modeling and information integration, stochastic process modeling and estimation. Application areas of financial modeling, risk management and environmental statistics.

Christopher Jermaine, Ph.D.
Professor Computer Science
Research areas: databases, data management, data mining, machine learning

Lydia Kavraki, Ph.D.
Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science
Director, Ken Kennedy Institute
Research areas: computational robotics and AI, computational biomedicine

Andrew Schaefer, Ph.D.
Noah Harding Chair and Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics
Research areas: operations research and industrial engineering, including mixed-integer programming, stochastic optimization and large-scale optimization

Santiago Segarra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research areas: data science for networks; modeling, analysis, and design of networked systems; signal processing, machine learning, optimization, and algebraic topology applied to the understanding of networks and network data.

Anshumali Shrivastava, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research areas: large scale machine learning, randomized algorithms for big data, graphs and social networks mining

Todd Treangen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research areas: computer science and genomics; development of novel algorithms, methods, and software for the analysis of genomes and metagenomes.

Moshe Vardi, Ph.D.
Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Services Professor in Computational Engineering
University Professor
Research areas: automated reasoning, databases, computational complexity theory, design specification and verification

Ashok Veeraraghavan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research areas: computational imaging, compressive sensing for imaging, signal processing and computer vision

Dan Wallach, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science
Research areas: computer systems, cybersecurity

Angela Wilkins, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Ken Kennedy Institute

Data Science Initiative
A multidisciplinary coalition working towards cutting-edge, driven solutions and education for next generation citizens.

Data to Knowledge Lab
Provides students with immersive, experiential learning opportunities in data science while enhancing data-intensive research at Rice and building partnerships with companies, institutions, and community organizations.

Ken Kennedy Institute
Dedicated to the advancement of research in the fields of computing, data science, and information technology.