ACS recognizes buckyball discovery
The American Chemical Society has presented Rice University the Citation for Chemical Breakthroughs Award in recognition of the discovery of carbon 60, or the buckyball, at Rice in 1985. Buckyball co-discoverer Robert Curl accepted the award Aug. 21 at the ACS annual meeting in Philadelphia along with Matteo Pasquali, chair of the chemistry department.
Map helps maximize carbon-capture material
A careful balance of the ingredients in carbon-capture materials would maximize the sequestration of greenhouse gases while simplifying the processing – or “sweetening” – of natural gas, according to researchers at Rice University.
Paul Cherukuri named executive director of IBB
Paul Cherukuri ’08 was appointed executive director of the Rice Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (IBB) this month.
Rice faculty make most-cited researchers list
Thirteen current or former Rice faculty appear on a list of most-cited researchers developed for Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2016.