Hanyu wins the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Hanyu is among the 36 young faculty winners from five science and technology disciplines across the country. The highly competitive award will support EQUAL’s...

Congrats to Alex and Yuxuan for receiving summer research internship!

This summer our talented freshman Alex is selected for a position in the Joint Center for Carbon Nanomaterials, Shandong University & Rice University (JCCN)...

Congrats to Ali for receiving the Harrianna Butler Scholarship!

Nice job, Ali, for managing both academic excellence and family responsibility! More information at Rice Engineering News

Hello world!

The EQUAL lab is now open at Rice MSNE! I feel very proud to start my new career in a brilliant, friendly and productive...

Topological Dance of Atoms

For the first time, we have experimentally demonstrated that the vibration of atomic lattice may possess topological attributes. These chiral phonons are promising for...

Piezoelectricity in a single molecular layer

Piezoelectric materials, which convert energy between electricity and mechanical force, are the core of clocks, ultrasonics and microbalances. We have experimentally demonstrated that a...