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 […]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level in environmental engineering with concentration in the area of physico-chemical and/or separations processes. Candidates should have a Ph.D. with concentration in environmental engineering or engineering related field at the […]
The environmental engineering minor comprises a minimum of 18 credit hours, at least half of which must be earned at URI, including two “Fundamental Science” courses, two “Environmental Engineering Fundamentals” courses (for non CVE majors), and up to four “Environmental Engineering Design” courses from an approved list. Students may also select one course from a list of […]
The New Bedford Hurricane Barrier is one of the biggest in the world, but will it protect the Massachusetts coast as sea levels rise? No, according to a University of Rhode Island graduate student in engineering whose research paper on the issue won first place from the American Society of Civil Engineers.