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.
This past summer, two URI rising seniors, ThankGod (TG) Ugochukwu and Edwin Sam, were selected for engineering internships at Fox Studios in Los Angeles out of hundreds of applicants.
The URI student chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) attended the SWE National Conference on Oct. 25-28 in Austin, TX. The event is the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology.
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.
Held in the Alumni Room of the Ryan Center, just prior to the URI career fair, 39 leaders from 10 of the College of Engineering’s student organizations met with representatives from 15 companies.
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.
By Neil Nachbar Two members of the University of Rhode Island student chapter of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) teamed up with the non-profit organization Hungry Fridays to pass out free lunches at Kennedy Plaza in Providence on Sept. 29. “I was looking for ways in which URI NSBE could make a direct and […]
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.
Thomas Garabedian has an eye on the future. While at the URI Engineering, he majored in Industrial Systems Enginering and minored in Business Administration. Thomas came into URI as an undeclared engineering major, but quickly determined that Industrial and Systems Engineering really sparked his interest. He says it’s a different type of engineering– it is […]