By the time you finish reading this sentence, people will upload more than 100 hours of video to YouTube, Facebook users will share 684,000 pieces of information, 350,000 or so tweets will enter the Twittersphere and some 104,000 photos will be swapped via Snapchat. Storing all that information is no easy task.
URI hosting daylong conference about the future of the textile and clothing industry in the United States and worldwide
Is clothing manufacturing returning to the United States? What’s the “global journey” of a cotton T-shirt before it reaches a retail store? Those questions and more will be answered during a daylong conference at the University of Rhode Island hosted by the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design.
The University of Rhode Island has named Christian Cowan the director of Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership, effective August 4.
The Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announced the recipients of its 2014 Collaborative Research Grants this week, and the University of Rhode Island researchers are partners on all six funded projects.
A public-private partnership born out of the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics (iCubed) has resulted in a new web-based tool designed to help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to suspend a clinical trial in 2012.