Student Projects

Rigorous theory, combined with practical experience, comes together to make WPI's approach to learning unique among higher education institutions.

Great Problems Seminars

At WPI we believe that the best way to learn is by doing. That’s why WPI students are engaged in project work from the day they arrive on campus. First-year WPI students begin tackling some of the world's most pressing problems through the Great Problems Seminars. Learn more...

Humanities and Arts

The Humanities and Arts requirement encourages students to find their inner artist, musician, or philosopher–on campus or abroad–and prepares them to be well-rounded contributors to society, more compelling applicants to professional schools, and, ultimately, more well-versed professionals. Learn more...

Interactive Qualifying Project

The Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP) has been called the most innovative element of WPI's undergraduate curriculum. It requires students to work in teams to find solutions to societal problems using science and technology. It's challenging, rewarding‒and life changing. Learn more...

Major Qualifying Project

The Major Qualifying Project (MQP) is completed by every WPI undergraduate. Generally undertaken in teams, this capstone project is an integral element of WPI's project-enriched education, which offers exceptional preparation for successful and rewarding lives and careers. Learn more...

The Biomedical Engineering Department has created an MQP manual to help with writing an MQP. It includes the format of the written report, examples of the report cover, and evaluation sheets used, and other information. Learn more...

Requirements for MQP

The department has established requirements for the Major Qualifying Project that must be met by all BME students. Learn more...