URI researchers develop, test new equipment to study deep-sea species

ON A RECENT expedition, ocean engineering researchers from the University of Rhode Island successfully tested new equipment that could help shape future deep-sea exploration. Pictured above is the URI Kingston campus in South Kingstown. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Brennan Phillips, assistant professor of ocean engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has made advancements in the field of soft robotic grippers that can be used to identify and safely collect fragile undersea species, the university announced Dec. 3. URI ocean engineering students Russell Shomberg and Brendan Unikewicz joined Phillips and…

Want More?

Subscribe or register with Providence Business News to keep reading.

for 2 more stories

Subscribe now for $1 for 4 weeks
Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

- Advertisement -