Akane Sano

Assistant Professor

Post-doc Researcher

Graduate Students

Han Yu

PhD Student

Bishal Lamichhane

PhD Student

Alicia Choto Segovia

PhD Student

Zach King

PhD Student

Ethan Lyon

Master Student

Undergraduate Students

Zach Moxley


Joanne Zhou


Yufei Shen


Winnie Li


Fadeel Sher Khan


Weili Fan



Boning Li

PhD Student

Cheng Wan

PhD Student

Luis Hector Victor

PhD Student

Yu Wu

Master Student

Shreyah Mohanselvan

Rice CS

Sanjanaa Shanmugam

Rice CS

Yerin Han

Rice STAT '20

Sophia Huang


Mateo Martinez

Rice CS

Yidi Wang

Rice CS

Xiru Huang

Rice CS PhD

Mei Fukuda

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Thomas Vaessen PhD

Post-doc from KU Leuven

Takuma Sakaki

Master from Univ. of Tokyo

If you are interested in joining our group,

[Prospective Students] Please check admission websites at Rice ECE or CS depending on your background and include Prof. Sano's name and your interest in your research statement.

[Rice undergrad/grad Students] Please email Prof. Sano with your interest and resume. We prefer students who can work for multiple semesters.

[Post-docs] Please email Prof. Sano with your interest and CV.

Rice has a postdoc fellowship program for highly competitive applicants which offer substantial independence.

The Rice Academy of Fellows provides a $60,000 salary for 2 years for a cohort of postdoctoral scholars in departments across campus. Applications are due the beginning of January every year.