College of Engineering

102 Bliss Hall, Kingston, RI 02881 USA

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Engineer Your Success

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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    URI Launches Construction of Engineering Complex

    URI held a ceremonial groundbreaking on April 24 to launch construction of a new $125 million engineering complex.

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    2017 Rube Goldberg Competition

    Five teams competed in the 2017 URI Rube Goldberg contest on April 2 in the Memorial Union.

  • Construction Live View

    Watch progress on our new $125M engineering building!

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    Prosthetic arms, hands for amputees in Colombia.

    Project funded by federal grant from 100,000 Strong in the Americas program.

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    New Faculty: Meet Kunal Mankodiya

    Developing wearable technology to improve health.

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    New Faculty: Meet Bin Li

    At the intersection of big data, networking and machine learning.

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    New Faculty: Meet Lora Van Uffelen

    URI Professor is studying acoustics in the Arctic to enable better underwater navigation.

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    Engineering Graduate a Semifinalist for the $7M XPrize

    Phillip Rhyner (Ocean Engineering ’07) named one of 21 semifinalists for the $7 million XPrize!

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    Blogging Her IEP Experience in Germany

    Student Cat Cronin writes about living and working in Germany.

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    Dan Roxbury is using nanotechnology to fight cancer.

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    Predicting Flooding from Sea Level Rise

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    Monitoring Parkinson’s with Smart Gloves

    URI biomedical engineering professor creating smart gloves to monitor Parkinson’s disease patients

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    We innovate.

    Professor Shukla and his team are slowing down time in explosives research.

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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.

Watch Construction Live!

We’re building a new, $125M engineering building! Watch live construction now.



Relocation Information

During the construction of the new engineering building, many classrooms, labs, and faculty offices will be relocated to Morrill, Pastore, and Schneider Electric. Get more information on the move here.



Robotics Engineering Minor!

Like building things that move? Check our our new Robotics Engineering Minor, open to engineering majors of any discipline.


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