Research

Great Minds Multiplied

WPI faculty members and students are engaged in advanced, interdisciplinary research across a broad range of disciplines. From cutting-edge work in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, to explorations of the technological and policy issues surrounding cybersecurity, to addressing issues as diverse as firefighter health and security to the fire safety challenges of green buildings, this fundamental and applied research is addressing vital societal problems and technological challenges and producing innovations and insights that are helping build a better world.

Research Videos

 
  • Email a Friend
  • Bookmark this Page
  • Share this Page
  • cypersecurity-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Cybersecurity

    Research in cybersecurity bridges a wide range of disciplines—from cryptography to online privacy to software—to address today’s most critical threats in computer and network security.

    Learn more...

  • datascience-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Data Science

    Researchers write algorithms that extract insights from data, build data mining programs, and apply analytics to propel changes in healthcare, genetic analysis, social justice, and more.

    Learn more...

  • energysust-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Energy and Sustainability

    Research includes work in several departments and touches on diverse focus areas including alternative energy, energy storage, water treatment, and sustainable development.

    Learn more...

  • firesafety-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Fire Protection and Public Safety

    Using state-of-the-art facilities and a new two-story burn lab, researchers are saving lives and advancing knowledge of building design, firefighter response, and fire combustion.

    Learn more...

  • learning-sciences-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Learning Sciences

    From designing intelligent tutoring systems to using data mining for student assessment and feedback, researchers are pioneering new educational technologies.

    Learn more...

  • lifesciences-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Life Sciences and Bioengineering

    From cellular biology to animal behavior, regenerative medicine, and disease treatment, researchers are improving lives and advancing new understandings of biological processes.

    Learn more...

  • materials-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Materials Science and Engineering

    Researchers are using a multi-disciplinary approach to improve how materials are made, used, and recycled—in areas such as heat treatment, lightweight metals, and nanotechnology.

    Learn more...

  • robotics-profile

    Research Profile

    Name: Robotics

    Researchers are at forefront of robotics engineering as they study, design, and build revolutionary technologies that are impacting healthcare, disaster response, and education.

    Learn more...