Research Areas

Data Science at Rice

Data Science Research at Rice University

Rice University is at the forefront in developing methods for data science. Research faculty in every School on campus are developing data science research projects. 

Graduate students interested in conducting research in collaborative areas related to data science should review the list of faculty and their research specializations. Faculty are listed by specific areas of data science methods development and data science applications.

REU Data Science Research ImageNEW! Research Experience for Undergraduates in Data Science

In collaboration with Google, Rice University’s Department of Computer Science has launched a 10-week data science summer program for undergraduates. The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program offers participating students unprecedented one-on-one access to faculty mentors as they work together on cutting-edge research. This hands-on experience will give students a significant advantage when pursuing a graduate degree or a future career in data science. Now accepting applications for Summer 2021. Learn More.