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Chemical Engineering

Professor and Department Chair

Chemical Engineering

401.874.9518gbothun@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.6885iandreu@uri.edu

Distinguished Engineering Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2804bosea@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2707richardbrown@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

Chemical Engineering

401.874.9289greenfield@uri.edu

Distinguished Engineering Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2085ogregory@uri.eduwebsite

Chester H. Kirk Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2814alucia@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.4303smeenach@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering / Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

401.874.4914jmenon@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

ryanps@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2678roxbury@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy

401.874.5594jie_shen@uri.eduwebsite

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor and Department Chair

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2693lt@uri.edu

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.7050akanda@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering and Ocean Engineering

401.874.6575cbaxter@uri.edu

Professor (Courtesy Appointment)

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geosciences

401.874.7053tboving@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering

401.874.2680abrads@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.5637sumanta_das@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.5587mayraig@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2889goodwill@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2818cdhunter@uri.edu

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2695leekw@uri.eduwebsite

Professor & Associate Dean of Research

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2784craver@uri.eduwebsite

Joint Lecturer

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical, Industrial, and Systems Engineering

nara7@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.9353thomas@uri.edu

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.5117gt@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2692gveyera@uri.edu

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

401.874.2222lharrison@uri.eduwebsite

Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering

Robert Haas Endowed Professor and Department Chair

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5844haibohe@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.4102reza_abiri@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2752kadhikari@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering

401.874.4738besio@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5846yu_bi@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Teaching Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2584jillian_cai@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2671yjeong@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5849weiwei.jia@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.4798kumaresan2@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2643huilin@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2996jclce@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5661kunalm@uri.eduwebsite

Professor and Graduate Director

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.9423sendag@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5368yalda_shahriari@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Teaching Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.9287dhaval_solanki@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5814pstegagno@uri.edu

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5859harishsunak@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5803yansun@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5802swaszek@uri.edu

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5816vaccaro@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5141fvetter@uri.edu

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2874tao_wei@uri.eduwebsite

Distinguished Engineering Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5880qyang@uri.eduwebsite

International Engineering Program

Executive Director & Director of the Chinese and German IEPs & Professor of German

International Engineering Program

401.874.4700sigrid_berka@uri.edu

Director of the French IEP (on sabbatical 2022-23)

International Engineering Program

401.874.4702lars@uri.edu

Associate Director for Business and Administration, IEP

International Engineering Program

401.874.4926agraney@uri.edu

Director of the Italian IEP

International Engineering Program

401.874.5968laluna@uri.edu

Interim Director of the French IEP (2022-23), Instructor of French

International Engineering Program

odilem@uri.edu

Director of the Spanish IEP, Lecturer of Spanish

International Engineering Program

adriana_wright@uri.edu

Coordinator, IEP

International Engineering Program

401.874.4712schenckm@uri.edu

Director of the Japanese IEP

International Engineering Program

401.874.2790takasawa@uri.edu

Co-Director of the German IEP, Assistant Professor of German

International Engineering Program

401.874.2361tracksdorf@uri.edu

Mechanical, Industrial, and Systems Engineering

Professor and Department Chair

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2542 rousseau@uri.edu

Dean, URI College of Engineering, Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2186marchese@uri.edu

Professor and Graduate Director

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2356chelidze@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2514pdatseris@uri.edu

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5180faghrim@uri.edu

Distinguished Engineering Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2909ghonem@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.4248ashgiri@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2349jouaneh@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.4249yanglin@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2243macht@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5187valerie@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.4556hmatos@uri.edu

Distinguished University Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.9335bn@uri.edu

Joint Lecturer

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical, Industrial, and Systems Engineering

nara7@uri.edu

Simon Ostrach Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2283shuklaa@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5189sodhi@uri.edu

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5934taggart@uri.edu

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5195jhwang@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.9067cyuan@uri.edu

Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2517zhang@uri.edu

Assistant Teaching Professor

Mechanical, Industrial, and Systems Engineering

401.874.9292andrew.borme@uri.edu

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

401.874.2222lharrison@uri.eduwebsite

Ocean Engineering

Professor and Department Chair

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6540miller@uri.edu

Professor

Ocean Engineering and Oceanography

401.874.6480rballard@uri.eduwebsite

Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering and Ocean Engineering

401.874.6575cbaxter@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6122jmdahl@uri.edu

Professor Research

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6029annette_grilli@uri.edu

Distinguished Engineering Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6636grilli@uri.edu

Associate Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6217reza_hashemi@uri.edu

Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6688jameshu@uri.edu

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6028slicht@uri.eduwebsite

Associate Professor

Ocean Engineering (limited) and Oceanography

401.874.6676bloose@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Ocean Engineering (limited) and Oceanography

401.874.6610momand@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6035brennanphillips@uri.eduwebsite

Professor Research

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6591gpotty@uri.edu

Professor

Ocean Engineering (limited) and Oceanography

401.874.6115croman2@uri.edu

Assistant Professor

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6879loravu@uri.eduwebsite

Assistant Professor

Ocean Engineering (limited) and Oceanography

401.874.6633mzhou@uri.edu

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

401.874.2222lharrison@uri.eduwebsite

Part Time Faculty

Adjunct Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

phillip.ainsleigh@navy.mil

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2524anagnostopoulos@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Ocean Engineering

jbonnel@whoi.edu

Instructor

Chemical Engineering

401.623.1577alanbrinton@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

eugene@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Ocean Engineering

steven_crocker@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Ocean Engineering

georges.dossot@gmail.com

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.9437cgoodwin@rinsc.ri.gov

Adjunct Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

ghefferm@gmail.com

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

idocfd@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2524james.m.leblanc@navy.mil

Adjunct Professor

Ocean Engineering

ytlin@whoi.edu

Instructor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

vinmarseglia@gmail.com

Adjunct Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

Brian.Silver@umassmemorial.org

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

t.spengler@tu-braunschweig.de

Instructor

Chemical Engineering

jvogel@uri.edu

Adjunct Professor

Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering

+1.401.874.2524twettergren@uri.edu

Faculty Emeriti

Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

sbarnett@uri.edu

Professor Emerita

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5805boudreaux@uri.edu

Professor

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2707richardbrown@uri.eduwebsite

Research Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

401.874.5143crisman@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5844jimdaly@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5194pdewhurst@uri.edu

Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5879fischer@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

gray@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2506leland_jackson@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5804skayy@uri.eduwebsite

Dean Emeritus

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.5991tomkim@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

knickleh@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2524wknight@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering

+1.401.874.2506gvlengyel@cox.net

Associate Professor Emerita

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

dmmeyer@uri.eduwebsite

Professor Emeritus

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5813ohley@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2531wpalm@uri.edu

Associate Professor Emerita

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2271mrivero@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2524saddm@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ocean Engineering

Professor Emeritus

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6139spaulding@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6139steppipr@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Ocean Engineering

401.874.6139robtyce@uri.edu

Professor in Residence

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5431gusuht@uri.edu

Professor Emeritus

Civil and Environmental Engineering

401.874.2692harbourrose@cox.net

Dean Emeritus

401.874.2186 dean@egr.uri.edu

Administrative & Research Grant Assistants

Scientific Research Grant Assistant

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

afearn@uri.edu

Higher Education Administrative Assistant II

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.2506katherine.corey@uri.edu

Higher Education Administrative Assistant II

401.874.2505mlbergs@uri.edu

Fiscal Clerk

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2655dbrielmaier@uri.edu

Fiscal Clerk

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2524mariafan@uri.edu

Scientific Research Grant Assistant

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.4924kristin.maher@uri.edu

Administrative Assistant

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2656claudia.prior@uri.edu

Fiscal Clerk

Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

401.874.2525nsantucci@uri.edu

Fiscal Clerk

401.874.2692kelly_stanzione@uri.edu

Technicians

Tech Staff Assistant

401.874.5387kebbrock@uri.edu

Tech III

401.874.5884 byrnes@uri.edu

Lab Tech II

Chemical Engineering

401.874.2748dambrosca@uri.edu

Tech III

401.874.5197david_ferreira@uri.edu

Tech I

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5887mgjohnson@uri.edu

Boat Captain

401.874.6242fredpease@uri.edu

Electrical Materials Engineer

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5828mplatek@uri.edu

Tech I

401.874.5610joseph_reyes@uri.edu

Computer Engineer

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

401.874.5899simoneau@ele.uri.edu