As Associate Director of Operations for IRSO, Alice provides research administrative and operational support for all IRSO centers. She first joined Rice as a Research Associate for the Consortium for Nanomaterials for Aerospace Commerce & Technology program. Subsequently, she held positions with the Rice Office of STEM Engagement as Associate Director for Research and Grants followed by Director of Operations. She has been with Rice since 2009. Alice received her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering. She has two grown children and enjoys a variety of music and keeping up with a large family and friends.