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.
Congratulations to Jason Dahl, who has been promoted to associate professor. Faculty members Aaron Bradshaw (Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Tao Wei (Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering) were also promoted. “I am really excited about being promoted to associate professor and honored to be recognized for promotion by the external academic community and my colleagues at URI,” […]
Hailey Simpson, of Rochester, N.Y., who has her B.S. in Ocean Engineering and is earning her master’s degree in Oceanography, among 24 students from American colleges who are sailing to remote islands in the Pacific Ocean to study any damage to coral reefs from climate change.
Alex Stott, who earned a bachelor’s and master’s in ocean engineering from the University of Rhode Island, recently joined the technical staff of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. His research interests include ocean renewable energy and bio-inspired, biomimetic engineering designs.
With one doctorate in oceanography and another in civil/hydraulic engineering, the University of Rhode Island was a great fit academically and geographically for Reza Hashemi to teach and conduct research on the affects of storms and waves on coastal communities. “URI has a great reputation for ocean science and engineering,” said Hashemi. “I thought it would […]
Charles-Antoine Guérin, who is a Distinguished Visiting International Scholar at URI, will give a lecture on April 5 about detecting tsunamis with radar. His presentation will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Graduate School of Oceanography in the Coastal Institute Auditorium on the Bay campus, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett. The event is free and […]
As an avid scuba diver, Lora Van Uffelen has been exploring the world’s waters for years. The opportunity to pursue her passion by conducting underwater research was a large incentive for her to join URI’s Ocean Engineering faculty last fall. “I was looking for an institution that was supportive of field work with access to […]
University of Rhode Island, Ocean Engineering and French International Exchange Program Senior, Arielle de Souza, has won the French Consulate in Boston Award.