At the URI College of Engineering, we graduate students ready to shape the world through innovation and passion. Our undergraduate and graduate programs cover the gamut of engineering. Whether you’re seeking to invent the next energy source, revolutionize medicine, develop artificial intelligence, explore the ocean, build a supercomputer or design a bridge, you’ll learn the skills here.

Our International Engineering Program combines the power of engineering, foreign language and study abroad. We invite you to explore our website and visit us to learn more about how we’re thinking big in a small, beautiful place.

  • PBS NewsHour Video

    URI Engineering Grad Interviewed in PBS NewsHour Segment

    URI engineering graduate Pedro Raposo was interviewed by the national news program for his participation in SMILE , which is based at URI. SMILE is an after school program in Rhode Island that promotes science and math through fun, hands-on projects in under-represented populations.

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    Hermann Viets Leaves a Legacy at URI

    The University of Rhode Island lost one of the most significant figures in the history of the College of Engineering this fall. Hermann Viets, co-founder of URI’s International Engineering Program (IEP), passed away on Oct. 1 at the age of 74.

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    National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology Launched

    URI, UCONN and the U.S. Navy’s primary builder of submarines are at the helm of the new National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology. Arun Shukla, URI Simon Ostrach Professor of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Richard Christenson, UConn professor of civil and environmental engineering, are the institute’s co-directors.

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    Prof. Shukla Speaks About Undersea Technology on WPRO

    Professor Arun Shula, co-director of the newly formed National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology launched by URI, UConn and General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division, recently gave an interview on WPRO.

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    Mankodiya is Engineering ‘Smart’ Textiles

    Kunal Mankodiya, assistant professor of electrical, computer and biomedical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, was featured in the Fall 2017 issue of URI’s Momentum: Research and Innovation magazine for his work with “smart” textiles.

  • Construction medium, 9-13-17

    Construction Continues on New Engineering Building

    Earth movers, excavators and concrete mixers surround work crews as they pour concrete footings and complete a 16-foot-high-wall foundation at the site of a new $125 million facility for the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering.

  • 2017 COE Groundbreaking

    URI Launches Construction of Engineering Complex

    URI held a ceremonial groundbreaking to launch construction of a new $125 million engineering complex.



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