A $30,000 study, conducted by three URI engineering students and faculty members, found that composite materials may be the long-term solution for Rhode Island’s infrastructure.
The Theme Park Engineering and Design Club is a student group that meets once a week to work on designs for ride competitions at colleges and theme parks nationwide.
While most students at the University of Rhode Island went home during the winter break, 21 students in the College of Engineering learned what it takes to become entrepreneurs. The group met each day from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for the course, “EGR 326 Engineering Entrepreneurship II.”
Seven University of Rhode Island LSAMP Scholars (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) participated in a symposium at Northeastern University on Oct. 27-28. Tailynn McCarthy received second place in the poster competition.
URI biomedical engineering students created projects as part of a cutting-edge class about a field that is revolutionizing the business market and healthcare industry: wearable technology.
This past fall, a small group of URI biomedical engineering students attended the IEEE Sensors 2017 conference in Glasgow, Scotland with URI Professor Walter Besio and College of Engineering Director of Diversity Chuck Watson.
Nine URI Science and Engineering Fellows presented their research projects in the form of posters at the Undergraduate Fellows Celebration on Dec. 12 at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences (CBLS).
The URI student chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) welcomed a group of Junior Scouts (grades 4-5) from Girl Scouts Rhode Island (GSRI) to the Kingston campus recently for “Badge Day.”
URI engineering graduate Pedro Raposo was interviewed by the national news program for his participation in SMILE, an after school program based at URI.
This past summer, two URI rising seniors, ThankGod (TG) Ugochukwu and Edwin Sam, were selected for engineering internships at Fox Studios in Los Angeles out of hundreds of applicants.