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Terri Camesano

Terri Anne Camesano

Prof & Dean of Grad Studies
Office: 60 Prescott St. (currently remote, please contact via email)
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5380
Terri A. Camesano has been the Dean of Graduate Studies at WPI since 2014, and was the inaugural full-time Dean of Graduate Studies. In her current role, she oversees Graduate Admissions, Graduate Student Professional Development, Online Graduate Education, and Professional Education. Dean Camesano is also the primary advocate for our 2000+ graduate students, and oversees Master's, PhD, and Certificate programs in all areas of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Business. Dean Camesano is also faculty in Chemical Engineering, and has been at WPI since 2000.  View Profile
Deborah Baron

Deborah A Baron

Executive Assistant and Operations Manager
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4681
Debbie supports the dean of Graduate Studies. In this role, she provides organizational and administrative assistance and manages a range of special projects and activities. Her responsibilities include providing financial management support, overseeing the graduate travel fund, and coordinating graduate student events. Debbie brings more than 20 years of experience in retail and business environments. She is the former owner and operator of a full-service bridal shop, and previously served as a flight attendant for United Airlines. ... View Profile
Stacy Chiaramonte

Stacy Chiaramonte

Executive Director, CPE
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4671
Stacy Chiaramonte is the Executive Director for WPI’s Corporate and Professional Education (CPE) department, responsible for the management, goal setting, and day-to-day operation of the CPE department, as well as managing the functions of the CPE business (IE: Recruitment, Marketing, Operations, Technology Development and Program Delivery). ... View Profile
Brian Degon

Brian D. Degon

Director, Systems Integration
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5636
Rory Flinn

Rory Joseph Flinn

Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6360
As the Director of Graduate Student Professional Development, my mission is to design, facilitate, and lead high quality professional development programming that meets the needs for WPI’s amazing graduate students so that they are best equipped to identify their best career fit and develop the competencies needed to advance their careers. I received my PhD in Molecular Pharmacology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and have expertise in graduate-level career and professional development.      View Profile
Reeta Rao

Reeta Prusty Rao

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Office: Life Science and Bioengineering Center 4013
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6120
My research program focuses on understanding and managing fungal diseases. We primarily study Candida albicans, an opportunistic pathogen and the most prevalent fungal pathogen of humans. It is responsible for common clinical problems including oral thrush and vaginitis, but can also lead to life-threatening systematic infections in immunocompromised individuals such as AIDS patients, resulting in 30-50% mortality rates. The estimated annual cost of treating nosocomial Candida infections exceeds $1 billion per year. ... View Profile
Melissa Terrio

Melissa Terrio

Executive Director of Grad Recruitment and Adm
Office: Gateway II at 50 Prescott
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6345
Melissa is responsible for enrollment activities for all on-campus graduate programs at WPI. With over twenty years of experience in recruiting and admissions, Melissa has worked at universities across the United States and in France. Melissa holds an MEd from Northeastern University and a BA in History and French from Boston University. View Profile

Learn more about the staff available on campus that can assist graduate students in various divisions.

Amanda Laungani Assistant Director, Co-op and Career Services Career Development Center 508-831-5260
Susan Denette Graduate Records Assistant Registrar 508-831-5211
Rosemarie Galeotalanza Assistant Bursar Financial Services 508-831-4876
Amanda Woodward-Mitchell Associate Director Financial Aid 508-831-5469