D. Richard Brown III received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from The University of Connecticut in 1992 and 1996, respectively, and received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in 2000. From 1992-1997, he was with General Electric Electrical Distribution and Control. Since August 2000, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he is currently a Professor and Department Head.
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.
PhD students will find a range of research possibilities at WPI. Faculty members are involved in research that encompasses a range of fields.