Board of directors


Reginald DesRoches

President of Rice University

Dr. DesRoches has been the president of Rice University since 2022 and a professor of engineering since 2017. Prior to his role as president, he served as Rice’s Howard Hughes Provost from 2020 to 2022 and the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of Engineering from 2017 to 2020. Dr. DesRoches previously served as the chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech. He also serves as a director for Brandywine Realty Trust.