Office of Research Index

Animal Resources Facility
Provides the best possible care and respect for animals involved in biomedical research and education.

Biomaterials Lab
Dedicated to improving patient health and overcoming medical challenges through the development and support of biomaterials research, education, and entrepreneurship.

Carbon Hub
Aims to accelerate the energy transition to the reliable and sustainable generation of green energy through the responsible use of hydrocarbons as a feedstock for ubiquitous carbon materials.

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP)
Encompasses a broad array of research and training activities at the forefront of the biology-physics interface.

Children's Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI)
A research, education, and outreach program committed to fostering environments where all people can prosper.

Electron Microscopy Center (EMC)
A user facility available to scientists at Rice, other academic institutions, and industry.

Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC)
One of the largest inter-institutional cooperatives in the world with a focus on building strong collaborative research groups and interdisciplinary training opportunities for PhD students and postdocs.

Institute of BioSciences and Bioengineering (IBB)
Seeks to promote interdisciplinary research and education, foster ties with the Texas Medical Center, create partnerships with industry, promote the translation of research, and facilitate strong research and training programs.

Interdisciplinary Research Support Office (IRSO)
Research administration unit of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research that is organized to support both the development of proposals and the administration of large and strategic projects at Rice University.

Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology (K2I)
Dedicated to the advancement of research in the fields of computing, data science, and information technology.

Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT)
Applying nanotechnology to develop transformative and off-grid water treatment systems that both protect human lives and support sustainable economic development.

Office of Proposal Development
Serves faculty researchers in the conceptualization, development, and writing of proposals to federal agencies and other entities to seek funding for research projects.

Office of Research Development and Infrastructure
Fosters Rice faculty members' effectiveness in securing extramural support for their multi-investigatory, interdisciplinary, scholarly, and research activities.

Office of Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance
Supports the research endeavors of faculty members and staff and helps them understand their obligations and ensure compliance with applicable governmental regulations and university policies.

Office of Technology Transfer
Assists the faculty, staff, and students in commercializing technology created and developed at Rice.

Rice 360 Institute for Global Health
Offers innovative undergraduate programs that engage students to design and implement new technologies to solve real global health challenges.

Rice Energy and Natural Resources Initiative (RICE ENRI)
Hub for energy research, education, and industry and community outreach.

Rice Space Institute (RSI)
Provides a unique collaborative environment in which to meet the educational, research and technological challenges faced by the exploration and study of space.

Rice University National Security Research Accelerator (RUNSRA)
Sets the stage for bringing new, disruptive research technologies — transformative research — to the National Security enterprise so that it can increase its current and future capabilities.

Shared Equipment Authority
Supports and provides state-of-the-art research equipment capabilities for Rice University and the extended Rice community.

Smalley-Curl Institute (SCI)
Multidisciplinary research institute encompassing advanced materials, quantum magnetism, plasmonics and photonics, biophysics and bioengineering, ultracold atom physics, condensed matter and chemical physics, and all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology.