Our department prepares you for a highly interconnected world that heavily depends on sensors, computers and networks. Here you will find a unique interdisciplinary approach to solving problems in computer security, medicine, defense, communications and more.
Our department holds a storied history that dates back to 1938. Today, our faculty and students are at the forefront of changing modern society with their novel concepts and ideas. Whether it is signal processing, high-performance computing, prosthetics or brain interfaces, we are shaping the world in which we live.
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100 Years of Electrical Engineering: University of Rhode Island
KINGSTON, R.I.—March 22, 2017—University of Rhode Island engineering students will travel to Colombia this summer to help some people drive a car or eat a meal with both hands. Thanks to a $25,000 federal grant, the students will design and make prosthetic hands and arms for amputees in the South American country. “It’s a meaningful […]
Since joining the URI College of Engineering faculty in July of 2014, Kunal Mankodiya has been widely acclaimed for his research and teaching of the so-called Internet of Things, or IoT. “The IoT is about connecting everyday objects around us to gather data and provide new services to users, such as a ‘smart’ connected eyeglasses […]
URI Assistant Professor Bin Li feels right at home at URI, despite growing up and completing his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees more than 7,800 miles away in Xiamen, China. “Xiamen University, where I studied, is very close to a beautiful beach and like many of the URI building that surround the Quad, their oldest buildings […]