As an Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) graduate student, your research opportunities include access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities to experiment, model, build, and innovate. Our department boasts over a dozen specialty labs with an annual funding level of nearly $5 million.
You may also tap into such resources as our fabrication lab, ECE shop, and dedicated computer clusters. Our more than 60 science and engineering computer applications range from development and modeling programs to digital signal processing and data visualization tools.
Samples of current WPI faculty research:
- Preventing chaos in deregulated energy environment
- Development of special purpose coils for functional magnetic imaging in high-field scanner of 4.7-9.4 Tesla field strength based on 3-D numerical modeling
- Development and design of medical/health devices
- Cryptography and securing engineering
- Integrity monitoring of the Global Positioning System for precision approach and landing of aircraft
- Performance evaluation of wireless telecommunication and geolocation terminals