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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.

Smart Cities

Smarter Cities

Networks of sensors promise to redefine how we manage the modern city.



Unbreakable Identity

Strands of fiber optic cable will serve as tomorrow’s identification devices say two URI engineering professors.


Godi Fischer

Fishy Business

To best study the ocean and climate, Professor Godi Fischer relies on fish carrying tiny electronics.


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