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At the URI College of Engineering, we graduate students ready to shape the world through innovation and passion. Our undergraduate and graduate programs cover the gamut of engineering. Whether you’re seeking to invent the next energy source, revolutionize medicine, develop artificial intelligence, explore the ocean, build a supercomputer or design a bridge, you’ll learn the skills here.
Our International Engineering Program combines the power of engineering, foreign language and study abroad. We invite you to explore our website and visit us to learn more about how we’re thinking big in a small, beautiful place.
The College of Engineering will be well represented by students and professors from three labs at the URI Brain Fair on Sunday, March 18. The family-friendly event in Avedesian Hall is free.
URI’s College of Engineering part-time faculty member John DiCecco, who holds four engineering degrees 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 during the 2018 Engineers Week celebration.
This video, produced by the University of Rhode Island, captures the excitement from the topping out ceremony for the College of Engineering’s new building. The event, which included a beam signing, celebrated the installation of the final piece of structural steel.
On Jan. 26, University of Rhode Island officials and contractors celebrated the installation of the final piece of structural steel at the new College of Engineering building. From left, URI President David M. Dooley, Dimeo Construction Co. Vice President Doug Peckham, ‘88, and Dean of the College of Engineering Raymond M. Wright. Photo by Nora Lewis.
URI Ocean Engineering Professor Jim Miller was a guest on WCAI to talk about how the acoustics of offshore wind turbines affect marine life. His interview can be heard from 6:55-19:30 on the recording of the show.
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.
French International Engineering Program Director Lars Erickson has been named a Chevalier (or Knight) by the French government for his outstanding achievements at promoting the study of the French language and culture.
Students from URI and other colleges will compete to win $1,000 as they develop ways to improve water quality, monitoring, communications and education during the first-ever WaterHacksRI.
During the construction of the new engineering building, many classrooms, labs, and faculty offices will be relocated to Morrill, Pastore, and Schneider Electric. Get more information on the move here.