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.

  • torpedo launch

    Protecting Democracy

    Alumnus Robert Hernandez spearheads U.S. navy research.

  • New Building

    Thank you RI!

    New engineering building to open in 2019.

  • Sendai Airport

    The root of disaster

    Professor Grilli finds the cause of the 2011 Japanese tsunami.

College Spotlights

Scholarship Breakfast 2014

Rewarding Excellence

The college awarded 188 scholarships to 162 outstanding students during the annual Scholarship Breakfast. See photos from the event.


alumni map

College in Maps

Our students and alumni hail from around the globe. Check out a visual representation of our global college.


Orrett Douglas

Coding the Next Great App

Technology companies are vying to hire Orrett Douglas-Prawl (’15), a URI computer engineering student who already counts two apps, an internship and presidency of a student group to his name.


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