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.
While most students at the University of Rhode Island went home during the winter break, nine mechanical engineering students learned what it takes to become entrepreneurs.
Thanks to a grant from The Champlin Foundation, a printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication station will enable students to gain hands-on experience in creating circuit prototypes.
Professor Arun Shula, co-director of the newly formed National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology launched by URI, UConn and General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division, recently gave an interview on WPRO.
Arun Shukla, URI Simon Ostrach Professor of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Richard Christenson, UConn professor of civil and environmental engineering, are the co-directors of the new National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology.
When it comes to infrastructure maintenance, sidewalks usually take a backseat to roads and bridges. In fairness, not many accidents or fatalities occur because of a crumbling sidewalk. However, those who use sidewalks regularly depend on them being in good condition.
This article was originally published in the spring 2017 issue of Momentum: Research & Innovation, the magazine of URI’s Division of Research and Economic Development. Written by Todd McLeish Yi Zheng, University of Rhode Island (URI) assistant professor of mechanical, industrial, and systems engineering, may soon improve the detection of lung cancer, make solar cells more efficient, […]
The University of Rhode Island and the University of Connecticut are teaming up with the U.S. Navy to provide a new opportunity for engineering undergraduates considering careers in the Navy and undersea engineering.