College of Engineering

102 Bliss Hall, Kingston, RI 02881 USA

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Innovations: April/May 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.


Sensing success

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


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.


A worldly engineering program

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

CEG Hamburg

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.


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.

IEE Award

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.


A Message from the Dean

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

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