This Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) award provides Ph.D. students at Rice University with innovative training in neuroengineering, spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and bioengineering. In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine and seven other universities and participating organizations, Rice University PhDs funded by this grant are developing the tools to understand, interface with, model and manipulate the nervous system.
Attending graduate school in Houston, the fourth-largest city in the U.S., and the most diverse, has major benefits. We have a graduate population of nearly 3,000 and our diverse body of students and postdoctoral researchers come to Rice from a wide variety of academic disciplines, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and locations. At Rice, you'll get a world-class education from renowned scientists, and will join a uniquely close-knit, caring community of innovators, doers and dreamers.
We are a diverse, creative, innovative group of problem-solvers who design, develop, engineer and create technologies that change the world. The work of our students and faculty lies at the heart of the intersection of innovation and technology. Our dynamic degree programs are designed to challenge the exceptional ability of Rice students while our research moves the state-of-the-art forward, developing our fundamental understanding of scientific, mathematic and engineering principles for the betterment of humanity.
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