University of Rhode Island engineering student Cherish Prickett has won a $7,500 Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate national scholarship for students in the fields of mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences.
Robots are frequently used to perform tasks faster and more efficiently than humans or to help keep humans out of harm’s way. What if robots could also work in teams to accomplish more complicated jobs? Chengzhi Yuan, an assistant professor in URI’s Department of Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering, wishes to develop the technology that […]
The subjects of solar energy, lung cancer prevention and water contamination may seem unrelated, but the research College of Engineering Assistant Professor Yi Zheng is conducting in his Micro and Nanoscale Energy Laboratory could lead to advances in all three areas. “My research focuses on the enhanced thermal and optical properties of nanostructured materials, which can […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Mechanical engineering student Adam Camillo (’16) is silencing critics who questioned pairing engineering with Division I soccer.
Mechanical engineering student Hicham Benjelloun (’15) traveled 3,500 miles from Morocco to study at URI and found a global education he never imagined.
Mechanical engineering student Eli Lamothe spent six months in Audi’s research and development lab seeing the next generation of cars take shape.
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.
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