Faculty

Janice Gobert

Janice Gobert

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 317D
Phone: +1-508-831-5619
jgobert@wpi.edu
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Janice Gobert

A cognitive scientist by training, Professor Gobert’s expertise is in the design of the learning and assessment techniques and technologies for science. She enjoys teaching at WPI in particular because the students are innovation minded and dedicated. 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...

Ryan Baker

Ryan S.J.d. Baker

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 317A
Phone: +1-508-831-5355
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
rsbaker@wpi.edu
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Ryan S.J.d. Baker

Ryan Baker’s research is at the intersection of Educational Data Mining and Human-Computer Interaction; he develops methods for mining data in order to better understand how students respond to educational software and how these responses impact learning. Read more...

Joseph Beck

Joseph Beck

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 138
Phone: +1-508-831-6156
josephbeck@wpi.edu

Joseph Beck

Professor Beck, who started at WPI in 2007, is associated with the Learning Science & Technologies program. His main interest lies in utilizing data mining to enhance teaching and learning. Read more...

David Brown

David C. Brown

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 131
Phone: +1-508-831-5618
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
dcb@wpi.edu
Website

David C. Brown

Both teaching and research are interesting challenges. As interface design is becoming increasingly important, I enjoy the challenge of trying to get students to learn and appreciate the subtle concepts that support the design of good interfaces. Read more...

James Doyle

James Kevin Doyle

Contact Information:

Salisbury Laboratories, 311
Phone: +1-508-831-5583
Fax: +1-508-831-5896
doyle@wpi.edu

James Kevin Doyle

I enjoy being a social scientist at WPI, where I have the opportunity to apply psychological research methods to problems at the interface of psychology, science, and engineering. I also enjoy working with student project groups. Read more...

Kathi Fisler

Kathi Fisler

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 130
Phone: +1-508-831-5118
Fax: +1-508-831-8776
kfisler@wpi.edu
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Kathi Fisler

I'm fascinated by how people understand objects and concepts. My research involves topics at the intersection of people and how they understand computational systems. I'm at my best helping others learn how to learn, whether in the classroom or the lab. Read more...

George Heineman

George T. Heineman

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, B-20
Phone: +1-508-831-5502
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
heineman@wpi.edu
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George T. Heineman

Most of my professional and personal accomplishments were possible because of my understanding and practice of computer programming. I’ve always been passionate about the possibilities of computer programming; this forms the basis for all of my teaching. Read more...

Arthur Heinricher

Arthur C. Heinricher

Contact Information:

Boynton Hall, 108A
Phone: +1-508-831-5397
Fax: +1-508-831-5824
heinrich@wpi.edu
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Arthur C. Heinricher

Arthur Heinricher is the Dean of Undergraduate Studies and a Professor of Mathematical Sciences. As dean, he is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of all aspects of the undergraduate experience at WPI, providing leadership and working with the faculty to implement new undergraduate curricular and structural changes. Together with the Dean of Students, he works to ensure an appropriate balance and synergy between academics and student life. Learn more about the dean 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

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...

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...

Carolina Ruiz

Carolina Ruiz

Contact Information:

Fuller Laboratories, 232
Phone: +1-508-831-5640
Fax: +1-508-831-5776
ruiz@wpi.edu
Website

Carolina Ruiz

Carolina Ruiz's research interests are in data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. In addition to being a faculty member in cs, she is a founder and active member of the bioinformatics and computational biology program at WPI. Read more...

 
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