Ocean Engineering

Ocean Engineering

Students prepare an underwater ROV.

Sheets Building, 15 Receiving Road, Narragansett, RI 02882 – USA
nicole.larkin@uri.edu – Nicole Larkin

Programs

Undergraduate

Graduate



News

  • Maeve Story Maryland Native Drawn to RI for Ocean Engineering, Stayed Due to Blue Economy - When Edgewater, Maryland native Maeve Story was deciding where to study ocean engineering, she confidently selected URI. She didn’t realize was how fast Rhode Island’s blue economy was growing and the career opportunities that awaited her.
  • iceberg Using Robots to Study Icebergs - Icebergs can impact the environment by affecting sea-level rise and local ecosystems, damage offshore equipment and disrupt marine transportation. URI researchers are developing multi-robot systems to study icebergs above and below the surface.

Events

Highlights

  • Shimadzu Wins URI Distinguish Achievement Award - Shimadzu Scientific Instruments is this year’s winner of the URI corporate Distinguish Achievement Award. Shimadzu’s instruments are used by URI College of Engineering faculty, students, and industry partners, as well as other researchers at URI.
  • Undergraduate Research on Display - Undergraduate students from around the state presented their summer research projects at URI. The College of Engineering was well represented at the annual symposium, which attracted 450-plus students, faculty, family and friends.

Faculty

Professor and Department Chair

Sheets 111, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6540miller@uri.edu

Professor

Ocean Science and Exploration Center 103, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6480rballard@uri.edu

Professor

Sheets, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6575cbaxter@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Sheets 217, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6122jmdahl@uri.edu

Professor Research

Sheets 216, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6029annette_grilli@uri.edu

Distinguished Engineering Professor

215 Sheets, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6636grilli@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Sheets 212, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6217reza_hashemi@uri.edu

Professor

Sheets 220, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6688jameshu@uri.edu

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

Sheets 211, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6028slicht@uri.edu

Associate Professor

401.874.6676bloose@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

401.874.6610momand@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Sheets 214, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6035brennanphillips@uri.edu

Professor Research

Middleton 115, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6591gpotty@uri.edu

Professor

Horn 111, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6115croman2@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Sheets 213, Narragansett Bay Campus

401.874.6879loravu@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

401.874.6633mzhou@uri.edu

President, University of Rhode Island, Professor, Mechanical, Ocean, and Civil Engineering

Green Hall

401.874.2222lharrison@uri.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Student Resources