WTS-Rhode Island is accepting applications for high school, junior college, undergraduate and graduate level scholarships. The chapter will award one $1,000 undergraduate scholarship and one $1,000 graduate scholarship to a female student pursuing a degree in a transportation related field. The deadline is Dec. 14.
Water quality isn’t a topic most Americans think about until a crisis occurs, like the one that took place in Flint, MI last year. However, Joseph Goodwill, who has joined the faculty of URI’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering this fall, has tackled the subject head-on.
Congratulations to Aaron Bradshaw, who has been promoted to associate professor. Faculty members Jason Dahl (Ocean Engineering) and Tao Wei (Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering) were also promoted. “The promotion means a great deal to me because I worked very hard for it,” said Bradshaw. “In the next few years I hope to do research […]
When Max Bliss graduates from the University of Rhode Island in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and Spanish, he would like to help developing countries increase their energy independence. Bliss learned a lot about renewable energy while spending a year working for Wind Energy Development, a North Kingstown-based company that partners with private landowners to build […]
Three URI engineering students will be traveling to Germany soon to study and do internships thanks to scholarships from the German government.
Montara Erickson, an undergraduate student working with Dr. Craver’s research group, was awarded third place for her research presentation at the November conference of the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) in Orlando, FL. Montara co-authored the paper with Ryan Sullivan, a graduate student in the research group. Abstract: Evaluation of the simultaneous removal of bacterial, heavy […]
By Angela Marshall The base at Diego Garcia may be a feat of civil engineering, but the tiny island itself has an amazing history. “It was an untold story,” said retired United States Naval Commander Daniel W. Urish of the Civil Engineering Corps of Diego Garcia and his time there. “A lot of my comrades […]