Beginning on August 24, any employees and students who will be coming to campus (at all) in A- or B-Term are required to complete the Symptom Tracker daily, even if they’ll be working or taking classes remotely for that particular day. Check out the website for more information on the tracker and how its use will help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus.
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Return to Campus Video Series
Have questions about how the residential student move-in process will work? Want to see how our facilities team is keeping the campus sanitized and clean? WPI’s return to campus video series gives you a sneak peek at changes on campus until you can see them for yourself in person. Stay tuned for more videos as the fall semester approaches.
Welcoming the Community Back to Campus
The new academic year will be driven by a central focus on academic flexibility (through TechFlex, which reimagines when, where, and how we teach and learn) and personal responsibility (through additional safety requirements and cleaning protocols, as well as the reconfiguring of campus to allow for social distancing) as we work to keep #WPITogether.
A Record Year for Research
After being awarded a record $56 million in government, corporate, and private funding for their work during the 2020 fiscal year, WPI researchers are continuing their work remotely, as well as resuming work on campus. Read more about last year’s accomplishments, and sign up for the research newsletter for the latest in all things WPI research.
Emmanuel Agu is currently an associate professor in the computer science department at WPI having received his Masters and PhD in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research interests are in the areas of computer graphics, mobile computing, and wireless networks. He is especially interested in research into how to use a smartphone as a platform to deliver better healthcare.
Prof. Weathers is an internationally recognized expert on Artemisia annua and artemisinin, having worked with the plant and its phytochemicals including the antimalarial drug, artemisinin, for >25 years. She is a Fellow of AAAS and SIVB, won many awards, given many national and international presentations, reviews manuscripts for many journals and proposals for many national and international funding agencies. She is an Associate Editor for two journals. Her lab was the first to genetically transform A. annua.
In my research laboratory at WPI, teams of graduate and undergraduate students collaborate with researchers at WPI and the University of Massachusetts Medical School to design, fabricate, culture and analyze cell-based engineered vascular tissue.
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