College of Engineering

102 Bliss Hall, 1 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881 USA

– 401.874.5985

Think Big, We Do.
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At the URI College of Engineering, we graduate students ready to shape the world through innovation and passion. Our undergraduate and graduate programs cover the gamut of engineering. Whether you're seeking to invent the next energy source, revolutionize medicine, develop artificial intelligence, explore the ocean, build a supercomputer or design a bridge, you'll learn the skills here. Plus, for those seeking a truly global experience our International Engineering Program combines the power of engineering, foreign language and study abroad. We invite you to explore our website and visit us to learn more about how we’re thinking big in a small, beautiful place.

  • Sarah Wood

    Speak fluent engineering. Anywhere.

    No one does engineering and languages together like URI.

  • Google Data Center

    Designing the 21st century digital locker

    A faster, better, cheaper data storage system.

  • camera

    Taking the temperature in a blink of an eye

    Developing a device to measure rapid temperature changes.

College Spotlights


International Engineering Colloquium

Educators, policy experts and business leaders from around the world unite in Providence, R.I. this November to discuss educating engineers for today’s global economy.


Ice Bucket Challenge

Find a cure

Engineering Dean Wright and Arts & Sciences Dean Brownell were doused with ice water in support of finding a cure for ALS. Watch them take the ice bucket challenge.


machine shop

Hands-on Learning

The college hosts more than 20 labs working on cutting-edge research. You’ll find each takes a novel approach to solving today’s challenges.


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