Student Research Profiles

Rice undergraduates perform research and creative work in many different fields. In the following research profiles, students share how Rice courses prepared them for these experiences, how they got started in research, memorable moments, and research impacts.

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Jay Bethea

History, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations, Classical Studies, & Business (Minor)

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Sarah Bradford


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Akin Bruce


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Yvonne Carrillo


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Katherine Chen


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Sharon Cho


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Luis Clague

Computer Science

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Yufei (Nancy) Cui


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Xavier Elizondo

Philosophy and Computer Science

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Elise Erickson

Social Policy Analysis, Economics, Global Health Technologies (minor)

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Aman Eujayl

Mechanical Engineering

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Shawn Fan


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Gennifer Geer

History and Asian Studies

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Jed Greenberg

Political Science

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Steffi Halow


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Albert Han


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Rae Holcomb

Physics and Astronomy

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Allison Jaffe


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Cole Lambo

Asian Studies

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Takuma Makihara

Physics & Astronomy

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Summar McGee

Sociology and Religion

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Eli Mendoza


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Aditi Patel

Biochemistry & Cell Biology

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Gigi Rill

Mechanical Engineering

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Arya Shetty


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Anika Sonig

Cognitive Science

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Nyla Vela

Ambassador Student Director

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Lily Wieland

Philosophy & Medical Humanities

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Felix Wu


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Madison Zhao

Neuroscience, Visual Arts, Medical Humanities (minor)