The University of Rhode Island College of Engineering’s Innovations showcases the college’s diverse community of scholars undertaking 21st-century research and learning.
More than two million people annually die from water-borne illnesses, while billions more suffer from its effects. Engineering Assistant Professor Vinka Oyanedel-Craver is working to fix that.
When your computer opens a file with lightening speed, you may just have Professor Qing Yang to thank.
To design and build the infrastructure modern society relies on, our experts are breaking new ground structural mechanics, material design and colloid engineering.
America spends billions of dollars every year on energy. Finding innovative ways to harness energy from our sun, ocean and even highways is the mission of a team of engineers at the University of Rhode Island.
Our researchers improve lives every day by crafting new medical diagnostic methods and devices. It’s our way of making the world a healthier place.
Water keeps the human race alive and our engineers are racing to ensure every man, woman and child has access to clean, safe water.
With computers controlling everything from the nation’s power grid to airplane navigation, computer networks must be secure. At the University of Rhode Island, we aim to stop a digital strike that could bring the nation to its knees.
NASA has sent space shuttles Discovery and Enterprise to space and back, but engineering their transport to museums was a new challenge. Fortunately, NASA employs URI alumna Dorothy Rasco.
It’s true what they say; big things come in small packages. Nanotechnology promises to deliver big changes in how we fight disease, clean up oil spills and much more.
With today’s world overflowing with data, it’s up to University of Rhode Island researches to make sense of it all and leverage it to keep us safe.