Think Big, We Do.
Rhode Island Seal


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.

Yan "Lindsay" Sun

Bringing Honesty to e-Commerce

Computer engineering Associate Professor Yan Sun wants to restore integrity to online product reviews that generate billions of dollars in sales.


Walt Besio

Reading Minds

Thanks to an electrode he invented and patented, Professor Walt Besio can read minds.


Uht Patent

Smarter, Faster Computers

Computer engineering Professor Augustus Uht’s method to increase the speed of computer decision-making recently received a patent.


Copyright © 2014 University of Rhode Island.

The University of Rhode Island
Think Big, We Do.
A-ZDirectoryContact UsJump to top