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.
PROFESSOR URISH PUBLISHES “CORAL, COPRA, & CONCRETE” 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 […]
Anthony DiGiantommaso, a CVE senior ranked as one of the top students in the College of Engineering, was recently awarded two national scholarships, one by the Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust and the other by Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society. Anthony is currently a member of Tau Beta Pi and Vice President of […]
The College of Engineering recognized many outstanding undergraduate students at its annual Scholarship Breakfast. Among them were the following 30 Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate students. Congratulations! John J. Hudson Memorial Scholarship Anthony DiGiantommaso Mason Garfield Ryan Conley Katrina Krueger Michael Wilkinson Daniel O. Cargill Scholarship Nick Hetland Marianne Diffin Gene Bucci Family Scholarship Ellie […]