Atwater Kent Laboratories, 122
- Administrative Assistant
Tracey handles the administrative duties that are involved in the program. These include working with the graduate program, purchasing for the students projects and providing overall support for the faculty and students. She considers it a privilege to have lived in South Africa, the United Kingdom, and now the USA. Tracey loves to travel and has been to China, France, the Bahamas, and Mexico, to name a few places.
Atwater Kent Laboratories, AK 120
Joseph St. Germain
- Robotics Lab Manager
Joseph has been lab manager for the Robotics Engineering Department for four years, working closely with faculty, staff, and students on various projects, mostly those pertaining to the core RBE classes. His background is in electrical and mechanical engineering and computer science. Joseph likes spending weekends with family and friends and enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, and motor sporting.
Washburn Shops, 108
- Office Assistant
Deborah Baron provides general administrative support to the WPI-CMU DARPA Robotics Challenge team. She assists the team with event logistics, planning, and other activities. Deb brings more than 20 years of experience in retail and business environments. She is the former owner and operator of a full-service bridal shop, and once served as a flight attendant for United Airlines. She enjoys gardening, hiking, and spending time with her family.
Atwater Kent Laboratories, AK121
- Associate Director, Robotics Resource Center
Brad enjoys taking complicated subjects and making them easy to understand. Some of the projects he has worked on include developing WPILib, the software library used by all FIRST Robotics Competition teams as the basis for its robot programs. Brad is starting the FIRST/WPI Research Center initiative, a system for getting robotics engineering research and project work into the hands of FIRST.
- Assistant Director, Robotics Resource Center
Colleen's passion for robots started on her high school FIRST team. That passion led her to WPI, where she directs the Robotics Events Group. Whether it's the state FIRST LEGO League program or a NASA Centennial Challenge, Colleen is excited raise awareness of WPI's unique programs through these events. When she's not running a tournament, you can find her at the nearest Jimmy Buffett concert.