Fall 2018 graduate travel award applications will open on August 18, 2018.

Deadline to apply will be October 12, 2018.   

To apply for conference travel assistance, you must complete the application. The application will be available again once the assistance program reopens.

There are two parts. The first part is completed by the graduate student. When the student enters the advisor's email address, a second part of the application will be sent directly to the advisor. Both parts must be completed for consideration.

Funding is competitive and limited, and a review process will be used to evaluate applications.  

General Guidelines

  • All WPI graduate students are eligible to apply and must still be a WPI graduate student at the time of the conference itself. 
  • You can apply only if you are giving an oral or poster presentation at a regional, national, or international meeting.   
  • Funds may not be used to attend a meeting if you are not the presenting author.    
  • Funds may not be used for networking or collaborative visits that are not associated with a conference.   
  • Funds cannot be used for society memberships.
  • Students may apply no more than once per academic year.    
  • There is no limit on the number of graduate students from a Principal Investigator's group that may apply each year, but this may affect the award decisions.  
  • If an award is being made, the student will be given $500 or $1000 towards travel including conference registration, travel to the meeting location, and hotel accommodations. (Meals are not covered by the Travel Fund.) The Principal Investigator or Department/Program should fund the rest of the costs. The student should not be responsible for these expenses. 
  • Acceptable items include transportation, lodging, meeting registration, and poster printing. Meals are not supported.
  • All expense reports should be forwarded to the Dean of Graduate Studies in Boynton Hall within one month of the date of the conference. Any funds not claimed within one month of the conference date will be forfeited.

Spring 2018 Graduate Student Travel Award Recipients

Ahsan, Ramoza

Computer Science

Alexander, Todd

Chemical Engineering

Attard, Jonathan Electrical & Computer Engineering
Bai, Lin

Chemistry

Bhavanam, Sharada Aerospace Engineering
Borwankar, Raunak

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Burnett, Kyra

Biomedical Engineering

Cao, Shiya

School of Business

Carnes, Meagan

Biomedical Engineering

Chen, Mengyuan

Materials Science & Engineering

Collins, Joseph Chemical Engineering
Cooper, Benjamin Aerospace Engineering

D’Amico, Anthony

Chemical Engineering

Delorey, Toni Biology and Biotechnology
Desrosiers, Matthew Biology and Biotechnology
Ding, Ivan Chemical Engineering
Dong, Yuchen Mathematical Sciences

Dunn, Kyle

Mathematical Sciences
 
Dutai, Dharini Robotics Engineering
Fang, Ying Biomedical Engineering

Galotto, Giulia

Biology and Biotechnology

Gershlak, Joshua

Biomedical Engineering

Goldblatt, Zachary*

Biomedical Engineering

Harrison, Avery

Learning Sciences and Technology

Jain, Prateek

School of Business

Jiang, Han

Data Science

Jimenez-Castillo, Luis

School of Business

Kakar, Tabassum

Data Science

Kanthasamy, Nivetha Electrical and Computer Engineering

Khoja, Basma

School of Business

Kocharyan, Hirachya Aerospace Engineering

Krishna Moorthy, Ananthalakshmy

Aerospace Engineering

Kuhlman, Caitlin

Computer Science

Kulkarni, Abhishek

Robotics Engineering

Kushnir, Kateryna

Physics

Lagoy, Ross

Biomedical Engineering

Lida, Renato

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Loeian, Seyed Masoud 

Mechanical Engineering

Lyu, Xuejian

Mechanical Engineering

Majcherczyk, Nathalie

Robotics Engineering

Mancuso, Megan* Biomedical Engineering

McKee, Michelle

Biology and Biotechnology

Mofidi, Nadia

Fire Protection

Nemlekar, Heramb

Robotics Engineering

Ogden, Samuel

Computer Science

Ornell, Kimberly

Biomedical Engineering

Orr, Robert

Biology and Biotechnology

Pang, Weijie

Mathematical Science

Pooladvand, Koohyar Mechanical Engineering

Qin, Xiao

Computer Science

Qin, Yun

Robotics Engineering

Rameshwar, Raagini

Robotics Engineering

Razavi, Payam

Manufacturing Engineering

Reilly, Douglas

Biology and Biotechnology

Rozet, Allison

Data Science

Sen, Cansu

Computer Science

Sen, Devdip

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shendi, Dalia

Biomedical Engineering

Shojaeizadeh, Mina

School of Business

Srinivasan, Suhas

Data Science

Tang, Haimi

Mechanical Engineering

Tarabein, Karim

Biomedical Engineering

Vargas Blanco,Diego

Biology and Biotechnology

Vickery, Andrew

Mechanical Engineering

Wang, Le

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Weiss, Matthew

Data Science

Wisanpitayakorn, Pattipong

Physics

Yan, Yizhou

Computer Science

Yang, Bo Biology and Biotechnology
Zhou, Ying Biology and Biotechnology

*Funded by IGERT