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URI Assistant Professor Samantha Meenach was one of 23 university professors in the United States who were chosen for a faculty fellowship program this winter in Israel.
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.
URI Assistant Professor Gretchen Macht brought a small group of students to the 2017 Solar Decathlon to study the relationship between the success of the teams and how the team members collaborated on their projects.
Ten teams of students competed in a 48-hour design challenge called Health Hacks RI at the University of Rhode Island from Oct. 13-15. The URI team captured third place.
Daniel Roxbury, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is part of a national research team that has created a nanosensor capable of detecting the progression of obesity-related diseases.
Two University of Rhode Island students captured first and second place in the E-Textiles Hackathon Design Challenge at the IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) Expo, held Sept. 26-29, in New Orleans, LA.
At HealthHacks RI 2017, teams of students, scientists, educators, entrepreneurs and members of the public from around the region will have 48 hours to identify a problem related to aging and then brainstorm, design, build and pitch a practical, human-centered solution.
On Thursday, Oct. 19 from 3:30-4:30 pm, Sanjeev Verma will speak about his entrepreneurial journey in the URI Library Galanti Lounge. Verma received his M.S. from URI in 1990 in electrical engineering.
Geoff Bothun, chair of the Chemical Engineering department, is the principal investigator of a $19 million federal grant to study how man-made and natural climate changes are affecting ecosystems in Narragansett Bay.
A walking tour of the construction site for the new engineering complex highlighted a recent campus visit by representatives of the Rhode Island Chapter of Women Transportation Seminar (WTS-RI).