Founders

Camp Reach was founded in 1997 by Chrys Demetry and the late Denise Nicoletti, both professors at WPI. Initial funding was provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation, Model Projects for Women and Girls.

Chrys Demetry

Chrys Demetry

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from WPI in 1988 and a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT in 1993. She has been on the faculty at WPI since 1993, involved with teaching and research in materials science and in engineering education. Learn more...

Denise Nicoletti

The late Denise Nicoletti was the first tenure-track female faculty member in the history of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and a recognized authority on ultrasonics, nondestructive testing, scaling and fractal properties, the assessment of student learning, and the promotion of science and engineering to under-represented groups. Read tribute…

 
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