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Innovations: September/October 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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Dan Urish: the engineer explorer

Retired civil engineering Professor Dan Urish spent years on tropical islands. But it was not all fun in the sun.

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Making waves in tsunami research

Tsunamis have killed more than half a million people during the last 300 years. Professor Stéphan Grilli and his team are identifying ways to ensure that we’re prepared for the next tsunami.

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Bridging learning and the economy

Every year the college couples hands-on learning with economic impact through its senior capstone design projects.

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Keeping wind turbines standing

To ensure wind turbines in the ocean stay upright, you call civil engineering Assistant Professor Aaron Bradshaw.

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Marc Vigeant: Field work in Latin America

After years of planning, engineering student Marc Vigeant traveled hundreds of miles to help a Guatemalan school install its first wastewater treatment system.

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Better railroads

Engineering students to work on bullet trains, the college welcomes two new professors, civil engineering shakes things up, the college strengthens its ties to a German University and more.

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Message from the Dean

The college launches a master planning process to study innovative and transformational facilities that will serve today’s teaching, learning and research needs.

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