Joshua Harvey, PhD Student
Hometown: Spencer, MA
Previous degrees/school where the degree was earned: BS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island
Why did you choose WPI for your PhD?
WPI is known for being a quality institution, and the IGERT program made attending WPI that much more enticing. I decided to attend WPI for my PhD studies because of its excellent academic resources, financial support, and its unique program that integrates multiple disciplines.
What area(s) of research are you currently exploring?
I am currently working with the Navy to understand physiological effects of long duration diving.
Briefly describe the research:
The stresses of long duration diving have negative physiological effects after continuous or prolonged dives. This research aims to understand and provide preventative measures for these negative physiological effects.