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Kalvin Cho, who represented the URI College of Engineering students at last spring’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new engineering complex, serves as the College’s ambassador.
The University of Rhode Island and the University of Connecticut are teaming up with the U.S. Navy to provide a new opportunity for engineering undergraduates considering careers in the Navy and undersea engineering.
The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Foundation recently named URI assistant professor Jie Shen this year’s winner of the Emerging Researcher Award.
Tim Pheland, who graduated from URI with a B.S. in 2012 and an M.S. in 2016 in Industrial and Systems Engineering, was named to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) “30 Under 30” list.
The assistant professor was recognized by the Providence Business News for the research he has conducted in the College of Engineering’s Wearable Biosensing Lab.
Assistant Professor Yi Zheng was featured in the spring 2017 issue of Momentum: Research & Innovation, the magazine of URI’s Division of Research and Economic Development.
E-WEEK COMMITTEE PLANNING Representatives from 10 different URI professional engineering society student chapters helped plan the week’s events (listed below). American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) National Society of Black Engineers […]
URI Hall Director Michael Lapointe wanted to create an event that would unite the five dorms that fall under his supervision: Hopkins, Hutchinson, Merrow, Peck and Tucker. Since four of the five halls comprise the Engineering Living and Learning Community (ELLC), Lapointe thought the perfect event would be a Rube Goldberg competition.
Gov. Gina Raimondo, University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and URI College of Engineering Dean Raymond Wright joined other state, University and business leaders in a ceremonial groundbreaking on April 24 to launch construction of URI’s new $125 million engineering complex. The 190,000-square-foot facility will feature a truss support system, which is often used in […]
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 […]