Brian Skeels, who received his master’s degree in ocean engineering from the University of Rhode Island in 1979, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals at the Offshore Technology Conference this spring.
During the winter break, 21 engineering students learned what it takes to become entrepreneurs in the course, “EGR 326 Engineering Entrepreneurship II,” co-instructed by Professor James Miller.
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. The station will include a laser structuring machine, a copper plating machine and a multilayer pressing machine.
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.
Congratulations to Jason Dahl, who has been promoted to associate professor. Faculty members Aaron Bradshaw (Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Tao Wei (Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering) were also promoted. “I am really excited about being promoted to associate professor and honored to be recognized for promotion by the external academic community and my colleagues at URI,” […]
Hailey Simpson, of Rochester, N.Y., who has her B.S. in Ocean Engineering and is earning her master’s degree in Oceanography, among 24 students from American colleges who are sailing to remote islands in the Pacific Ocean to study any damage to coral reefs from climate change.
Alex Stott, who earned a bachelor’s and master’s in ocean engineering from the University of Rhode Island, recently joined the technical staff of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. His research interests include ocean renewable energy and bio-inspired, biomimetic engineering designs.
Charles-Antoine Guérin, who is a Distinguished Visiting International Scholar at URI, will give a lecture on April 5 about detecting tsunamis with radar. His presentation will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Graduate School of Oceanography in the Coastal Institute Auditorium on the Bay campus, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett. The event is free and […]