Our approach is all about hands-on research. WPI’s world-class faculty are known for fueling breakthroughs that impact the world, and you’ll work alongside them in the labs using devices, instruments, and cutting-edge technologies.
Current faculty research in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department:
- Advanced cryptographic algorithms and secure communication for low-power and hand-held devices
- Cognitive radio systems for more efficient use of the electromagnetic spectrum
- New medical devices in areas that span magnetic resonance imaging to prosthesis control systems to low-frequency electromagnetic modeling of the human body
- Firefighter safety, including automated location tracking of personnel within burning buildings