Archived News Stories

June 1, 2015 – Rice’s Shell Center awards grants for sustainable development research [story]

May 11, 2015 – Frank Tittel Receives Award from Welch Foundation [story]

August 20, 2013 – Mr. Jim Rutherford, Research and Engineering Manager of Heath Consultants Inc., Houston TX ( visited the Rice Laser Science Group [photos]

August 4-9, 2013 – 2013 NSF-ERC MIRTHE Summer Workshop – Princeton, NJ [photos]

August 2, 2013 – 2013 Rice Quantum Institute Colloquium XXVII – Rice University [photos]

June 15-July 15, 2013 – Visiting Scholar, Michael Koehring, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Goslar, Germany [photo]

June 1 – July 28, 2013 – NSF-REU Visiting Scholar, Stacey Huang, Electrical Engineering Department, Princeton

June 18-22, 2013 – 9th International Conference on Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy (TDLS 2013) and ICONA/LAT 2013 – Moscow, Russia

June 9-14, 2013 – 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) – San Jose, CA

March 18-20, 2013 – 2013 NSF-ERC MIRTHE Site Visit – Princeton, NJ

February 18-19, 2013 – US-UK Workshop – Edinburgh, Scotland

February 2-7, 2013 – Photonics West 2013-OPTO – The Rice LSG attended Photonics West 2013 with 4 presentations and displaying a mid-infrared quantum cascade laser based nitric oxide sensor system at the MIRTHE booth – San Francisco, CA

October 14th, 2009 – Rice LSG participates in the Rice ECE Affiliates Day. [photos]

September 2009 – Rice LSG’s portable and precise gas sensor based on Farday Rotation could monitor pollution and detect disease:




Sept 21st, 2009 – Rice LSG is mentioned in an article for its collaboration with Dr. Wysocki’s group at Princeton on a Faraday Rotation based sensor for detecting NO.

Sept 16th, 2009 – Rice LSG is mention in an article on Princeton’s website for its role in the development of a Faraday Rotation base dector for NO.

August 13th, 2009 – Rice LSG is featured in Dateline Rice Article.

August 2nd to 7th, 2009 – The Rice LSG participates in the MIRTHE Summer Workshop ’09. Dr. Anatoliy Kosterev gave a lecture on the fundamentals of QEPAS, and Jim Doty recieved a commendation for “significant research contributions during the academic year.”

July 22nd, 2009 – Lewicki et al. “Ultrasensative detection of nitric oxide at 5.33 μm by using external cavity quatum cascade laser-based Faraday rotation spectroscopy,” was published online in PNAS’ early edition.

June to August 2009 – The Rice Laser Science Group hosted Sidney Malack from Binghamton University. He helped develop a minuature multipass pass cell for the detection of CO2.

November 2004 – Dr. Frank Tittel is mentioned in a Scientific American article on the use of QCL’s to study volcanoes.

Rice joins NCAR for a multi-year biocomplexity Project (October 2002)

Rice LSG turns volcano into a lab to test sensors (Rice News, October 19th, 2000)

Inspection 99 at the NASA Johnson Space Flight Center: Demonstration of our latest DFG-based multi-component gas sensor in BLDG29 (November 3-5,1999)

Researchers Improve Air Quality Sensors (Rice News, September 23, 1999)

New Sensor Monitors Air Quality (Rice News March 26th, 1998)