Fulbright Scholars

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The Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship program in international educational exchange, is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Each year, the traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty members and other professionals abroad to lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

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Year Recipient Type Department(s) Story Description
2020 Michael Timko Faculty Chemical Engineering

France

WPI Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Conduct Research on Biofuels in France

2019 Jennifer McWeeny Faculty Humanities & Arts

France

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Humanities & Arts Professor Awarded Fulbright Scholarship   
 

2018 Sarah Olson Faculty Mathematical Sciences

Hungary

WPI Professors Receive Fulbright Scholarships

2018 Terri Camesano Faculty Chemical Engineering

France

WPI Professors Receive Fulbright Scholarships

2017 Crystal H. Brown Faculty Social Science & Policy Studies

Denmark and Sweden

Exploring Diversity in Scandinavia

2017 Peter H. Hansen Faculty Humanities & Arts

France

Peter H. Hansen Receives Fulbright IEA Grant

2016 Brian Meacham Faculty Fire Protection Engineering

Sweden, Spain, Japan 

Inaugural Fulbright Global Scholar

2016 Luis Vidali Faculty Biology & Biotechnology

Spain

2014 Rajib Mallick Faculty Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sri Lanka

2013 Michael Elmes Faculty Foisie Business School

Netherlands

WPI Business Professor Michael Elmes Receives a Second Fulbright Scholar Award
2013 Steven Taylor Faculty Foisie Business School

New Zealand

2012 Carrick Eggleston Faculty Civil & Environmental Engineering

India

2012 Sarah Strauss Faculty Interdisciplinary & Global Studies

India

2011 William San Martin Faculty Humanities & Arts

USA/Chile

2009 Kristen L. Billiar Faculty Biomedical Engineering

Ireland

WPI Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Conduct Research on Tissue Engineering in Ireland
2009 Seth P. Tuler Faculty Social Science & Policy Studies

Thailand

New Fulbright Scholars from WPI Are Addressing Rural Development in Nepal and Risk Communication in Thailand
2009 Thomas B. Robertson Faculty Humanities & Arts

Nepal

New Fulbright Scholars from WPI Are Addressing Rural Development in Nepal and Risk Communication in Thailand
2007 Aaron Sakulich Faculty Civil & Environmental Engineering

Morocco

2006 Holger Droessler Faculty Humanities & Arts

USA/Germany

2005 Joseph A. Doiron Faculty Interdisciplinary & Global Studies

Albania

2004 Michael Elmes Faculty Foisie Business School

New Zealand

2003 Mikail Dimentberg Faculty Mechanical Engineering

Germany

Two Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professors Awarded Fulbright Scholarships
2000 Kaveh Pahlavan Faculty Electrical & Computer Engineering

Finland

2000 Steven C. Bullock Faculty Humanities & Arts

Japan

WPI History Professor Will Teach in Japan as a Fulbright Scholar
1998 Konstantin A. Lurie Faculty Mathematical Sciences

Denmark

Fulbright Scholar Grant Awarded to WPI Professor
1984 Elke Rudensteiner Faculty Computer Science

USA/Germany