Naval Science & Technology

Exploring Engineering Careers in Naval Science and Technology

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Undergraduate Program

All engineering students (including UC-Engineering and Wanting Engineering) may elect to pursue the academic program Concentration in Naval Science & Technology. Students enrolled in the concentration will join the Navy STEM Crew and will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of Southeast New England STEM Coalition activities, including seminars, internship and career recruiting events, and field trips. Successful completion of the Concentration in Naval Science & Technology requires 9 academic credits:

Application for the concentration must be filed in the Engineering Dean’s Office at least one semester prior to expected graduation. Forms must be signed by one of the coordinators and the chair of the students department, and then brought to the College of Engineering Dean’s Office for formal declaration and inclusion in the student’s file.

Naval Science & Technology Concentration Declaration Form

Required Courses

Successful completion of the Concentration in Naval Science & Technology requires 9 academic credits:

  • EGR 201 – Seminar in Naval Science & Technology (1 credit) taken up to 3 times.
  • Remaining credits:
     – Navy-related research (BME, CHE, CVE, ELE, ISE, MCE or OCE 491/492)
    and/or
      – Navy-related capstone design (BME 484/485, CHE 451/452, CVE 497/498, ELE 480/481, ISE 401/402, MCE 401/402 or OCE 495/496)
  • With prior approval, remaining credit courses may be substituted with appropriate other courses including special projects.

Program Coordinators

Valerie Maier-Speredelozzi, Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Rhode Island
2 East Alumni Ave, FCAE 389
Kingston, RI 02881
+1 401.874.5187
email: valerie@uri.edu

 

David Taggart, Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Rhode Island
2 East Alumni Ave, FCAE 289
Kingston, RI 02881
+1 401.874.5934
email: taggart@uri.edu

 

 

 

 

 

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