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Innovations: April/May 2012

Innovations

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


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Sensing success

The work of Professor Otto Gregory and his students keeps jet plane passengers safe and Air Force pilots flying.

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Michelle Pelletier sees success from concrete to health care

At URI, engineering student Michelle Pelletier made a name for herself developing self-healing concrete. Now a process engineer for a medical device company, Pelletier is fast becoming a star in new circles.

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A worldly engineering program

The International Engineering Program wins a prestigious national award and its two founders say the program continues to innovate.

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Colleen Grinham: Taking the worldview

One could say engineering senior Colleen Grinham holds high aspirations. She wants to save millions of people by engineering clean water solutions.

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Helen Huang gives people a leg up

This engineering professor and her students develop prosthetic devices that let people with missing limbs live unimpeded lives.

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At the College & Other News

A grant offers freshmen opportunities to program robots, the college introduces the associate dean for research, a professor is recognized for her work to deliver clean water to Latin America and more.

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A Message from the Dean

The college mourns the passing of Professor Dr. Peng Wang, a dear friend and colleague.

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