College of Engineering

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Innovations: November/December 2012

The University of Rhode Island College of Engineering’s Innovations showcases the college’s diverse community of scholars undertaking 21st-century research and learning.


The blood test app

Researchers develop a hand-held device that tests blood for diseases and sends the results to a smartphone.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response

Conquering oil spills

Engineering professors apply nanotechnology to cleaning up catastrophic oceanic oil spills.

Jim Cafone

Delivering what the doctor ordered

Engineering alumnus Jim Cafone (B.S. ’88, M.S. ’90) manages a supply chain that delivers life-saving medications to the four corners of the Earth.


Brittany Alphonse: A passion for bettering lives

Biomedical engineering student Brittany Alphonse dreams of becoming a force for good.


The joy of teaching research

Professor Keunhan “Kay” Park believes every research equation holds two parts: the solution and the sharing of the solution.


Watching the battlefield

The college welcomes the Class of 2016, Professors Haibo He and Steven Kay improve military intelligence, the National Society of Black Engineers hosts a regional conference and more.


Message from the Dean

Dean Raymond M. Wright invites you to learn how the college advances society in unexpected ways.

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