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Our department prepares you for a highly interconnected world that heavily depends on sensors, computers and networks. Here you will find a unique interdisciplinary approach to solving problems in computer security, medicine, defense, communications and more.

Our department holds a storied history that dates back to 1938. Today, our faculty and students are at the forefront of changing modern society with their novel concepts and ideas. Whether it is signal processing, high-performance computing, prosthetics or brain interfaces, we are shaping the world in which we live.

We invite you to explore our website or visit our beautiful campus to learn more about our programs.


Protecting democracy

Using lessons learned studying bionic legs, alumnus Robert Hernandez is developing future weapons systems.


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.


Tabitha Koehn

Finding Power in the Wind

Inspired by a train ride while studying in Germany, Tabitha Koehn wants to move the United States toward energy independence.


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