Fred J. Looft

Fred J. Looft

Professor
Office: Atwater Kent 019
Phone: +1-508-831-5369, +1-508-831-5231
Dr. Looft is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Robotics Engineering (RBE) and Systems Engineering. He is one of three department heads that founded the WPI RBE program, and is the Academic Director of the Systems Engineering (SE) Program at WPI. His educational and research interests include project based learning, advising SE and RBE undergraduate and graduate capstone projects, developing material for and incorporating SE principles into general engineering project based education programs, and applying engineering solutions to problems in sustainability. View Profile
Donald S. Gelosh

Donald S. Gelosh

Director Systems Engineering
Office: 148 Skipper Dr
Phone: 540-508-4774
Dr. Don Gelosh is Director of Systems Engineering Programs for the Institute’s Corporate and Professional Education (CPE) division. In this role, Dr. Gelosh works closely with WPI’s faculty in the development of systems engineering programs. Dr. Gelosh also works with an external Systems Engineering Advisory Council and fosters partnerships among WPI and companies and organizations involved in the systems engineering field. Dr. ... View Profile
Scott Doremus

Scott Doremus

Senior Lecturer
Office: AK018
Phone: 978-735-9223
What I do: I teach approximately 10 different courses across the schools of business, electrical engineering and computer science. I also do a certain amount of research and publish the occasional paper. Why I like to teach: I have roughly 38 years of industry and military experience in a variety of business sectors including the Department of Defense, medical device R&D, computer and networking R&D, telecommunications, and consulting. ... View Profile
Thomas F Gannon

Thomas F Gannon

Professor of Practice
Office: Atwater Kent Laboratories, 018
Phone: 508-831-4970
Tom has over 45 years of experience in enterprise systems engineering, real-time control systems and information management systems. Prior to joining the faculty of WPI as a Professor of Practice in 2014, Tom was Director of Information Systems Engineering and Chief Engineer for the Software Engineering Technical Center at the MITRE Corporation, and he continues to serve as the Consulting Chief Engineer for that organization on a part-time basis. ... View Profile
Jamie Peter Monat

Jamie Peter Monat

Professor of Practice
Office: 100 Institute RD
Phone: +1-978-897-3420, +1-508-831-5517
Dr. Monat is a Professor of Practice and Director at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he teaches courses in Operations Risk Management, Systems Thinking, System Optimization, Operations Management, Business Practices, and Project Management. Dr. Monat has both management and teaching experience in the medical device, separations, food & beverage, consulting, and environmental industries, having served as President of Harvard Clinical Technology, President of Business Growth Specialists, Inc., as Sr. ... View Profile
Robert S Swarz

Robert S Swarz

Professor of Practice
Office: Atwater Kent 020
Phone: +1-508-831-5231
Shamsnaz Virani Bhada

Shamsnaz Virani Bhada

Assistant Professor-Engineering
Office: Atwater Kent, 228
Phone: +1-508-831-4848
Systems Engineering grew out of practicing engineers designing and managing complex engineering projects from concept to reality. The Inter-disciplinary nature of WPI engineering programs, the project centric approach to education and the innovative mindset all support the growth of a strong and successful system engineering curriculum and program. More importantly, systems engineering concepts push the domain boundary by not only supporting engineering missions but also humanitarian and social missions. ... View Profile
Nathaniel Drew Bastian

Nathaniel Drew Bastian

Adjunct Teaching Professor
Office: 100 Institute RD
A leader, practitioner, researcher, and educator of quantitative, computational, analytic, economic, data-driven, and decision-centric methods to support the improvement of resource allocation decision-making in healthcare, human resources, manpower planning, military operations, national defense, cyber security, logistics, energy and finance. ... View Profile
George T. Heineman

George T. Heineman

Associate Professor
Office: Fuller Labs 133
Phone: +1-508-831-5502
Computer programming makes it possible to solve problems that otherwise could never be attempted. You can create worlds that could never be possible and help make this world a better place. Most of my professional and personal accomplishments were possible directly because of my understanding and practice of computer programming. For me, programming led me to appreciate fundamental concepts in computer science and directed me to major in CS. I've always been passionate about the possibilities of computer programming; this forms the basis for all of my teaching. ... View Profile

Richard Alan Stanley

Office: Atwater Kent 315
Phone: +1-508-831-5352

Robert B. Wheeler

Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer
Office: 100 Institute RD