Faculty

Peter Hansen

Peter H. Hansen

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 107
Phone: +1-508-831-5481
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
phansen@wpi.edu

Peter H. Hansen

Peter Hansen has published widely on colonialism, cross-cultural encounters, documentaries, and western encounters with Tibet. He is also working on a cultural history of Everest in the 20th century and historical perspectives on climate change and the "Anthropocene." Read more...

W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 238
Phone: +1-508-831-5190
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
addison@wpi.edu
Website

W. A. Bland Addison, Jr.

I believe it is important for American students to understand the philosophical and intellectual foundations of their way of viewing the world and how those cultural perspectives are different from other peoples of the world. Read more...

Ulrike Brisson

Ulrike Brisson

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 333
Phone: +1-508-831-5742
ubrisson@wpi.edu

Ulrike Brisson

Coming from a family with a long teaching tradition, teaching has always been fundamental to Professor Brisson’s well being. Being a German professor at WPI has been a great privilege because the students are motivated, hardworking, and eager to learn. Read more...

Fabio Carrera

Fabio Carrera

Contact Information:

Project Center, 214B
Phone: +1-508-831-6059
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
carrera@wpi.edu

Fabio Carrera

Professor Carrera is director of the Venice and Santa Fe Project Centers, as well as founder and director of City Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory dedicated to urban technology. His main research focus has been on emergent systems. Read more...

Laureen Elgert

Laureen Elgert

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 310E
Phone: +1-508-831-5452
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
lelgert@wpi.edu

Laureen Elgert

Laureen Elgert is interested in the relationship between the environment and development, examining how politics shapes global environmental policy that can, and often does, have profound impacts on local livelihoods. Read more...

Arthur Gerstenfeld

Arthur "Art" Gerstenfeld

Contact Information:

50 Prescott, 1317
Phone: +1-508-831-5471
Fax: +1-508-831-5720
ag@wpi.edu
Website

Arthur Gerstenfeld

Teaching gives me an opportunity to influence young minds and encourage them to think critically. The WPI projects allow me to work with students who are transitioning from the classroom to a place in society. My research interests include industrial engineering applications, decision analysis, and management applications. I am currently serving as director of the Wall Street Project Center. Read more...

Scott Jiusto

Scott Jiusto

Contact Information:

Project Center, 205
Phone: +1-508-831-5393
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
sjiusto@wpi.edu

Scott Jiusto

My teaching, research, and community engagement is integrated through my participation in WPI’s Global Perspective Program, where I help students prepare for and conduct projects in places such as London, Venice, Puerto Rico, Denmark, Washington and Worcester. Through the WPI Cape Town Project Centre, especially, I see my work as an exercise in “Shared Action Learning.” Read more...

Robert Krueger

Robert Krueger

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 223c
Phone: +1-508-831-5110
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
krueger@wpi.edu
Website

Robert Krueger

  • Director, Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Associate Professor, 

Robert Krueger is the founding director of WPI's Environment and Sustainability Studies Program. He has been a Co-Principal Investigator on two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants focused on environmental justice issues in Worcester. Read more...

Aarti Madan

Aarti S. Madan

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 03
Phone: +1-508-831-6587
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
amadan@wpi.edu
Website

Aarti S. Madan

Though Professor Madan’s primary area of research includes Latin American literary and cultural studies, particularly the intersection of literature and geography in 19th-century narrative, at WPI she teaches all things Spanish. Read more...

Ingrid Matos-Nin

Ingrid E. Matos-Nin

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Salisbury Laboratories, 5
Phone: +1-508-831-5356
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
imatos@wpi.edu

Ingrid E. Matos-Nin

WPI students have highly inquisitive minds, making Professor Matos-Nin’s job a rewarding, challenging, and pleasant undertaking. Her classes are small communities of learning, where her role is to guide and facilitate the process. Read more...

Creighton Peet

Creighton R. Peet

Contact Information:

Project Center, 214A
Phone: +1-508-831-6730
Fax: +1-508-831-5485
cpeet@wpi.edu

Creighton R. Peet

Creighton Peet loves teaching at WPI, sharing his experiences traveling around the world, immersing himself in different cultures, researching sustainable management of usable water, and watching his students grow intellectually and personally. Read more...

Michael Radzicki

Michael Radzicki

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Phone: +1-508-831-5767
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
mjradz@wpi.edu

Michael Radzicki

Professor Radzicki created WPI’s program in system dynamics in 1990. His research focuses on automated trading system development, predictive analytics, and the application of system dynamics and machine learning tools to macroeconomic problems. Read more...

Kent Rissmiller

Kent J. Rissmiller

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 315
Phone: +1-508-831-5019
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
kjr@wpi.edu

Kent J. Rissmiller

Professor Rissmiller teaches government, law, and public policy; directs the Pre-Law program; and oversees the Law and Technology minor. He enjoys seeing the success of his students who have become accomplished public policy and legal professionals. Read more...

Angel Rivera

Angel A. Rivera

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 016
Phone: +1-508-831-5779
Fax: +1-508-831-5932
arivera@wpi.edu
Website

Angel A. Rivera

Professor Rivera has been conducting research on 19th- and 20th-century Spanish Caribbean literature and theories related to the exploration of limits or borders (i.e., the edges or places where multiple cultures touch or come into contact). Read more...

Tom Robertson

Tom Robertson

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 234
Phone: +1-508-831-5871
tbr@wpi.edu

Tom Robertson

Professor Robertson specializes in American environmental history, the history of American foreign relations, and 20th-century America. He is particularly interested in American relations with the developing world. Read more...

Jennifer Rudolph

Jennifer M. Rudolph

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 408B
Phone: +1-508-831-6739
jrudolph@wpi.edu

Jennifer M. Rudolph

Professor Rudolph incorporates her research into her teaching, because she says doing so helps students realize that scholarship should be part of ongoing debate, and "it's just fun to merge teaching and research." Read more...

Khalid Saeed

Khalid Saeed

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories
Phone: +1-508-831-5563
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
saeed@wpi.edu

Khalid Saeed

Khalid Saeed is professor of economics and system dynamics. Widely recognized for his work on computer modeling and experimental analysis of developmental, organizational, and governance-related issues, he has authored two books. Read more...

Ingrid Shockey

Ingrid K. Shockey

Contact Information:

Project Center, 209
Phone: +1-508-831-6635
ishockey@wpi.edu

Ingrid K. Shockey

Environmental sociologist Ingrid Shockey’s work focuses on natural literacy and interplay of human-wilderness boundaries. Her research concerns have grown to include the extent to which people rely on substitutions for authentic experiences in the wild. Read more...

Patricia Stapleton

Patricia A. Stapleton

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 223B
Phone: +1-508-831-4832
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
pastapleton@wpi.edu

Patricia A. Stapleton

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Seth Tuler

Seth P. Tuler

Contact Information:

Project Center, 211A
Phone: +1-508-831-6444
stuler@wpi.edu

Seth P. Tuler

Seth Tuler’s research focuses on ways to improve the management of environmental risks, primarily concerned with public participation, risk communication, long-term stewardship of contaminated sites, and defining human impacts to risk events. Read more...

Richard Vaz

Richard F. Vaz

Contact Information:

Project Center, 2nd Floor
Phone: +1-508-831-5344
Fax: +1-508-831-5491
vaz@wpi.edu

Richard F. Vaz

While I enormously enjoyed teaching courses on signals, communication, controls, and design at the undergraduate and graduate levels, over time my interests in interdisciplinary teaching and learning and international education resulted in increasing involvement in WPI’s Student Project programs, both on campus and elsewhere. Read more...

 
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