News & Events
Annual Graduate Research Poster Day
Graduate students showcased thier research posters on March 13th, 2013. Graduate students pursuing a Master's Degree filled the Campus Center Odeum with research posters. The PhD students' posters were shown in Alden Memorial Hall.
- WPI To Host 14th Annual BattleCry Competition More than 50 robotics teams from high schools throughout the Northeast will compete May 17-18. >
- WPI Robotics Teams to Square off at Cornell Cup USA Thirty college teams will compete for a $10,000 grand prize during the two-day event. >
- Project Presentation Day 2013
- WPI To Host FIRST Regional Robotics Event More than 40 teams from the Northeast and Great Britain to participate in the fourth annual tournament. >
- Mass. Emerging as Robotics Leader
- GRAD 2013 registration deadline is February 25, 2013 Through two annual events, the university celebrates students' accomplishments, encourages them to share their work with the greater WPI community, and helps them take their research to the next level. >
- WPI to Host FIRST LEGO League Robotics State Championship Students ages 9-14 to participate in 12th Annual RoboNautica tournament >
- WPI is Part of a National Team That Will Develop a Robot That Can Go Where Humans Fear to Tread
- NASA-WPI 2013 ROBOT PRIZE COMPETITION REGISTRATION OPEN
- Success of WPI's Robotics Program Inspires Other Universities The success of the nation’s first undergrad robotics engineering program has inspired at least two universities that are now experiencing the very same challenges. >
- Robotics Job Opportunities Rise U.S. Robotics Job Opportunities Rise 29% in 2012. >
- For Second Straight Year, a Team of WPI Students Wins the NASA Robo-Ops Robotics Competition The winning Oryx 2.0 rover will be on display during an upcoming NASA Centennial Challenge at WPI. >
- WPI to Host 13th Annual BattleCry Competition Autonomous and remote-controlled robots built by 48 high-school robotics teams from around the Northeast will compete in this high-energy showcase of innovation. >
- A Festival of Science, Technology...and Robots! TouchTomorrow, set for Saturday, June 16, will help celebrate WPI's hosting of the Sample Return Robot Challenge. >
- WPI to Host NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge Teams from across the country will compete for a purse of $1.5 million from June 14 to 17. >
- WPI Connection: Ken Stafford Takes Woodie Flowers Award in Robotics Competition Ken Stafford Takes Woodie Flowers Award in Robotics Competition. The Woodie Flowers Award celebrates effective communication in the art and science of engineering and design. >
- Velin Dimitrov, Robotics Engineering PhD student takes 3rd place at GRAD 2012 PhD Robotics Engineering student, Velin Dimitrov, won 3rd place at GRAD 2012: The Innovation Exchange with his project, Human-in-the-Loop Control of a Wheelchair Mounted Robot Arm. >
- High School Roboticists to Converge on WPI Teams from around the Northeast and the United Kingdom will compete in the third annual WPI FIRST Regional robotics competition; winners advance to the World Championship. >
- WPI Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards The awards recognize 12 distinguished members of the WPI faculty for their teaching, scholarship, and service. >
- Eduardo Torres-Jara Receives NASA Tech Briefs Award for Technology that Gives Robots the Sense of Touch Inspired by nature, he has developed flexible tactile sensors than enable a robot to gently grip and manipulate objects. >
- WPI Receives Accreditation for First-in-the-Nation Robotics Engineering Undergraduate Degree Program WPI is the only university in the nation with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in this burgeoning field. >
- The Challenge is On: Registration Opens for Robot Prize Competition NASA and WPI seek teams to compete in the Sample Return Robot Challenge, which offers winners a $1.5 million prize. >
- WPI Welcomes the Class of 2015 The university's 'Sesquicentennial Class' breaks records with its size, diversity, and academic achievement. >
CompNASA Sample Return Robot Challenge
Teams compete for up to $1.5 million in prizes by demonstrating a robot that can locate and retrieve geologic samples without human control. Learn more...
Savage Soccer: VEX Robotics Tournament
Each year, WPI students work to develop a new game for the Savage Soccer competitors and organize a large tournament on campus. Learn more...
FIRST Robotics Competition
The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) stages short games played by robots, and game rules are a surprise every year. Learn more...
Teams competing at RoboNautica are among the top performers at the qualifying tournaments held throughout the state. Learn more...
Robotics Innovations Competition and Conference (RICC)
Challenges university-level students to engineer robotic solutions to real-world problems by focusing on innovation, technical approach, and professionalism. Learn more...