College of Engineering

102 Bliss Hall, Kingston, RI 02881 USA

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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.

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    When Languages and Engineering Collide

    Meet Kelsey Conahan, ’16

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    Arielle De Souza, ’16 wins the French Consulate in Boston Excellence Award

    “It’s so important as a millennial to become a global citizen.”

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    URI Engineers Build Plane Collision Device

    Real-world experience yields a real-world solution.

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    URI Researchers Develop Novel Explosive Sensors

    Dr. Gregory says that in closed spaces like airports, the sensor can detect amounts as small as 1 part per billion.

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    BMW Cruises on URI Campus

    Students check out a fast car, and a fast career.

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    URI Student Engineers improve mobility for children with disabilities

    URI Students are thinking big…and helping children.

ESW Team in the water lab in San Mateo Ixtatán. Image provided by Ellie Dunkle

Helping With Clean Water in Guatemala

Faculty advisor Vinka Craver, associate professor of civil engineering, returned with three students to San Mateo Ixtatán to help build a water testing lab.


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The Cardboard Chair Challange

Hands-on learning can really bring home a lesson, especially for engineers.



URI Engineering Hack­a­Thon Connects Ideas with Reality

A limited time frame and budget doesn’t always limit possibilities.


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