Tao Wei, an associate professor in URI’s Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering, has been named this year’s winner of the URI Intellectual Property Excellence Award. Wei’s research focuses on developing cutting-edge sensor technologies.
According to Nasser Zawia, dean of the University of Rhode Island Graduate School, graduate enrollment in engineering programs at URI rose this year by 8.5 percent. International enrollment grew to 13 percent. PBN photo by Michael Salerno.
URI’s College of Engineering part-time faculty member John DiCecco, who holds three degrees in electrical engineering from URI, has won a U.S. Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Advocate Award. The award was presented to DiCecco at the Pentagon Library and Conference Center in Washington, DC.
Assistant Professor Kunal Mankodiya was one of the featured speakers at TEDxURI. He spoke about how he and his team intertwine textiles with sensors, computing, and internet so that individuals are enveloped by unobtrusive wearable technology for the improved quality of life, health, and wellness.
The National Council for Home Safety and Security recently named the University of Rhode Island in their list of Safest College Campuses. Factors including the FBI’s Crime Reporting and the Campus Safety Security Survey from the Department of Education were used to determine the ranking.
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 buildings that surround the Quad, their oldest buildings […]
Paolo Stegagno accepted a position as an assistant professor in URI’s Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering in 2017. He has been paired up with Chengzhi Yuan, an assistant professor in URI’s Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering, to work on research related to multi-robot systems.
Although extensive research has been conducted on the human brain, how the soft tissue mass inside our skull works and what it’s capable of remains very much a mystery. URI College of Engineering Assistant Professor Yalda Shahriari is trying to solve some of those mysteries in hopes of improving the quality of life for those […]
Bin Li has received a $301,430 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop algorithms that will enable the performance of networks to not be affected by any traffic characteristics except the mean traffic load.