Early History

Math was one of the original departments dating from Rice's first academic year in 1912. Of the 9 faculty listed in the 1912-13 Rice Institute General Announcements, 3 were mathematicians:

Rice Mathematics Faculty 1912-13
Percy Daniell

Percy John Daniell

Research Associate in Applied Mathmatics

Griffith Evans

Griffith Conrad Evans

Assistant Professor of Pure Mathematics

Edward Lovett photo

Edgar Odell Lovett

President of the Institute and Professor of Mathematics


Photos courtesy of Woodsen Research Center, Rice University, Photo Files.

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