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University of Rhode Island - 2016

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Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

(http://www.egr.uri.edu)

The Chester H. Kirk Center for Advanced Technology houses the College of Engineering's Engineering Computer Center (ECC), 24,000 sq. ft. of research laboratory space, and a 150-seat auditorium with full multimedia and internet capabilities.

The Kirk Building also houses "The Discovery Center", a state-of-the-art computer facility with extensive multimedia and internet capabilities, used for classroom instruction and research activities. (http://www.egr.uri.edu/ecc/)

The International Engineering Program (IEP) offers dual-degree programs at the Bachelors (B.S.), Masters (M.S.), and Doctoral (Ph.D.) levels. (http://www.uri.edu/iep/)

At the Bachelors level, the IEP dual degrees are a B.S. in chosen field of engineering, and a BA in chosen language. The undergraduate dual-degree program includes a six-month paid internship or research opportunity in countries including Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Spain, and Switzerland.

Associated BA degrees include the following:

1. IEP-German = B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in German
2. IEP-French = B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in French
3. IEP-Spanish = B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in Spanish
4. IEP-Chinese = B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in Chinese
5. IEP-Italian= B.S. in Engineering and B.A. in Italian

At the graduate level, the dual degrees offered are:

1) M.S. (USA) and Engineering Diplom (Technische Universitat Braunschweig (TUB), Germany)
2) Ph.D. (USA) and Doctor of Engineering (D. Eng.) (Technische Universitat Braunschweig (TUB), Germany)