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New Faculty: Gretchen Macht

Gretchen Macht has had an appreciation for how much sustainability impacts the world around us for a long time. So, after learning that the URI College of Engineering would be increasing the theme of sustainability in its curriculum, it was an easy sell for Macht to join the Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering faculty in […]

Lab-on-paper offers rapid, inexpensive medical diagnostics

Lab-on-paper offers rapid, inexpensive medical diagnostics

A team of University of Rhode Island engineers led by Professor Mohammad Faghri has created a new paper-based platform for conducting a wide range of complex medical diagnostics.

Ahmed Fadl

Ahmed Fadl: Preventing Disaster at NASA

To keep its rockets and the public safe, NASA turns to URI mechanical engineering graduate Ahmed Fadl (’05 & ’10) who garnered one of the agency’s top employee recognition awards for preventing a disaster.

Adam Camillo

Adam Camillo: Relentless on and off the field

Mechanical engineering student Adam Camillo (’16) is silencing critics who questioned pairing engineering with Division I soccer.

Hicham Benjelloun

Hicham Benjelloun: From Morocco to URI

Mechanical engineering student Hicham Benjelloun (’15) traveled 3,500 miles from Morocco to study at URI and found a global education he never imagined.

Eli Lamothe

Eli Lamothe: Inventing the Cars of Tomorrow

Mechanical engineering student Eli Lamothe spent six months in Audi’s research and development lab seeing the next generation of cars take shape.

Ice Bucket Challenge

Seeking a cure

Mechanical engineering Professor Bahram Nassersharif was willingly doused with a bucket of ice water in support of finding a cure for ALS. Watch him take the ice bucket challenge.

Mike Pinto

Mike Pinto: A force in airplane development

Mechanical engineering student Mike Pinto combines his passion for planes with cutting-edge research in composite materials that will allow the next generation of aircraft to travel farther on less fuel.

Summer Engineernig Academy

Teaching high school students to love engineering

Engineering Professor Manbir Sodhi took high school students from around the world and showed them the power of engineering during the annual Summer Engineering Academy.


Taking the temperature in a blink of an eye

Professor Arun Shukla is developing a device to measure rapid temperature changes that affect how materials hold up in extreme environments.

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