For the 4 million people worldwide with Parkinson’s disease, a smart wristband invented by a team of University of Rhode Island engineering students could let them lead healthier lives.
Habib Lawal (’16) wants a better way to treat seizures. The electrical engineering student is testing a novel approach in partnership with Professor Walter Besio.
Thousands of sensors linking critical infrastructure in our cities could make them safer and more enjoyable places to live if three engineering professors have their way.
Strands of fiber optic cable will serve as tomorrow’s identification devices that even the best hackers can’t break say two URI engineering professors.
To best study the ocean and climate, Professor Godi Fischer relies on fish carrying tiny electronics.
To best monitor and treat chronic diseases, biomedical engineering Assistant Professor Kunal Mankodiya turned to a smartwatch, a smartphone and the Internet.
Using lessons learned studying bionic legs at URI, engineering alumnus Robert Hernandez (’10 & ’14) is developing the country’s future weapons systems.
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.
Inspired by a train ride while studying in Germany, Tabitha Koehn wants to move the United States toward energy independence.
Globetrotting engineering student Erik Simpanen plans to leverage an international engineering experience to usher in a new generation of medical devices.
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