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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.

100 Years of Electrical Engineering by Christian Rakotoarisoa.

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Engineering Students Develop Prosthetic Limbs for Amputees in Colombia

URI engineering and biomedical students are designing and building prosthetic hands using a 3D printer for people in Colombia. Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kunal Mankodiya is heading up the project. A $25,000 federal grant is making it possible.

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New Faculty: Kunal Mankodiya

Since joining the URI College of Engineering faculty in July of 2014, Kunal Mankodiya has been widely acclaimed for his research and teaching of the so-called Internet of Things, or IoT.

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New Faculty: Bin Li

URI Assistant Professor Bin Li feels right at home at URI, despite growing up and completing his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees more than 7,800 miles away in Xiamen, China.

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