Faculty

Mark Claypool

Mark Claypool

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, B24b
Phone: +1-508-831-5409
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
claypool@wpi.edu
Website

Mark Claypool

Mark Claypool has been a professor at WPI since 1997. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers and written a book on network games. His research interests include multimedia networking, congestion control, and network games. Read more...

Emmanuel Agu

Emmanuel O. Agu

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 139
Phone: +1-508-831-5568
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
emmanuel@wpi.edu
Website

Emmanuel O. Agu

His research interests include computer graphics, mobile computing, wireless networks and the use of smartphones as a platform to deliver better healthcare. Read more...

Ivon Arroyo

Ivon Arroyo

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 317A
Phone: +1-508-831-6715
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
iarroyo@wpi.edu
Website

Ivon Arroyo

I am interested in the COMPUTER SCIENCE and ENGINEERING perspective of learning technologies. I have created artificially intelligent tutoring software that models students knowledge and affective states, from behaviors and physiological sensors, as students use the software; I have used data mining and statistical methods to empirically model student mental/affective states from past student data. Read more...

Frederick Bianchi

Frederick W. Bianchi

Contact Information:

Alden Memorial, 205
Phone: +1-508-831-5053
bianchi@wpi.edu

Frederick W. Bianchi

As the director of computer music research, Professor Frederick Bianchi works with students from all disciplines. His particular focus is Virtual Orchestra technology and multichannel sound design. Read more...

Jennifer deWinter

Jennifer deWinter

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 15
Phone: +1-508-831-6679
jdewinter@wpi.edu

Jennifer deWinter

Professor deWinter particularly respects WPI’s motto, "Theory and Practice." She believes projects provide a concrete application to abstract knowledge, but strong leaders ponder projects abstractly and connect ideas between disciplines and settings. Read more...

Joseph Farbrook

Joseph Farbrook

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 207
Phone: +1-508-831-5773
farbrook@wpi.edu
Website

Joseph Farbrook

Professor Farbrook came to WPI in 2006. He especially enjoys teaching at WPI because of the exciting and innovative approaches that students from many different disciplines take when tackling an artistic problem or concept. Read more...

David Finkel

David Finkel

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, B23
Phone: +1-508-831-5416
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
dfinkel@wpi.edu
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David Finkel

Professor Finkel's research interests revolve around issues of computer system performance evaluation. His research projects have studied the performance of operating systems, computer networks, and distributed computer systems. Read more...

Jeffrey Forgeng

Jeffrey Forgeng

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 08
Phone: +1-508-831-5442
jforgeng@wpi.edu

Jeffrey Forgeng

My position was created as a cross-appointed post: teaching at WPI while serving as curator at the Higgins Armory Museum. The synergies between the two sides are amazing! Most of my teaching is in IQP projects, bringing student teams to the museum to research some aspect of the museum's collection, and then devising some innovative way to share it with the public. Read more...

Neil Heffernan

Neil T. Heffernan

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 237
Phone: +1-508-831-5569
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
nth@wpi.edu
Website

Neil T. Heffernan

  • Co-Director Learning Sciences & Technologies
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science

Neil Heffernan enjoys doing educational data mining and running the ASSISTments system, which is a web service that helps schools teach better. His goal is to give ASSISTments to millions across the US and internationally as a free service of WPI. Read more...

Robert Lindeman

Robert W. Lindeman

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, B24a
Phone: +1-508-831-6712
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
gogo@wpi.edu
Website

Robert W. Lindeman

  • Director, Interactive Media & Game Development
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science

The vast majority of work that has been done in the field of virtual reality has addressed the visual and auditory senses. We are interested in the remaining senses, haptic, olfactory, and gustatory, in addition to these. Read more...

V.J. Manzo

V.J. Manzo

Contact Information:

Alden Memorial, 209
Phone: +1-508-831-6575
vj@wpi.edu
Website

V.J. Manzo

V.J. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music cognition. His research publications focus on the creation and implementation of interactive music systems for composition, performance, and pedagogy, and he is the author of several interactive multimedia projects. Read more...

Brian Moriarty

Brian Moriarty

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 211
Phone: +1-508-831-5631
bmoriarty@wpi.edu
Website

Brian Moriarty

I teach game design using playful tools and techniques that thoroughly delight students while making them work harder than they ever imagined. Read more...

George Phillies

George D. J. Phillies

Contact Information:

Olin Hall, 130
Phone: +1-508-831-5334
phillies@wpi.edu
Website

George D. J. Phillies

In his quarter-century at WPI, Professor Phillies has dedicated most of his pedagogical efforts to lecturing in freshman physics, notably mechanics and harmonic oscillations, in addition to several other courses for which he’s written the texts. Read more...

Charles Rich

Charles Rich

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, B25b
Phone: +1-508-831-5945
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
rich@wpi.edu
Website

Charles Rich

What gets me out of bed in the morning is the hope that I will one day interact with a true artificial intelligence and the belief that part of what I will do today contributes to that goal; I am interested in all kinds of applications of AI. Read more...

Josh Rosenstock

Josh Pablo Rosenstock

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 208
Phone: +1-508-831-5584
jrosen@wpi.edu
Website

Josh Pablo Rosenstock

  • Associate Director of Interactive Media & Game Development
  • Associate Professor, Humanities & Arts

In 2005, Josh joined the faculty of WPI as one of the first hires in the Interactive Media and Game Development program and as the first studio art professor in WPI's history! He has greatly enjoyed helping the IMGD program grow and mature. Read more...

John Sanbonmatsu

John Sanbonmatsu

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 23
Phone: +1-508-831-5226
js@wpi.edu
Website

John Sanbonmatsu

John Sanbonmatsu is interested in critical social theory and political philosophy. He would love to talk about philosophy and the meaning of life with anyone who wants to give him a call or sit down with him over coffee. Read more...

Britton Snyder

Britton Robert Snyder

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 210
Phone: +1-508-831-5806
bsnyder@wpi.edu
Website

Britton Robert Snyder

In addition to teaching full time in WPI’s Interactive Media and Game Development program, I have worked as an artist in the field of video game development for the past 14 years, contributing to a number of titles with concept art, illustrations, 3D models, storyboards and cinematics. Read more...

Ralph Sutter

Ralph Paul Hendrik Sutter

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 206
Phone: +1-508-831-6585
rsutter@wpi.edu

Ralph Paul Hendrik Sutter

Ralph Sutter is a character artist and animator, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animation from the New England Institute of Art, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and with "Highest Honors" in the department. Read more...

Matthew Ward

Matthew Oliver Ward

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 231
Phone: +1-508-831-5671
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
matt@wpi.edu
Website

Matthew Oliver Ward

I do research and teach in an area loosely termed “Image Sciences,” which includes topics such as computer graphics, animation, image processing, computer vision, and data and information visualization - a topic I have researched for the past 20 years. Read more...

Keith Zizza

Keith Zizza

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories
Phone: +1-508-831-4928
kzizza@wpi.edu

Keith Zizza

I'm interested in optimizing the technical and aesthetic qualities of a game's soundscape (the interactive melting pot of music, sound effects, and dialogue), helping to suspend the player's disbelief and make game play even more immersive and engaging. Read more...

 
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