Once a poor teenager with bold, steadfast dreams, Misael Diaz ’10 defined his own destiny in myriad ways starting in his hometown of La Romana, Dominician Republic to Worcester, Mass., before he found success as an entrepreneur and leadership coach. Read more in the Spring 2022 issue of the WPI Journal, and explore the rest of the issue.
Monitoring Respiratory Health at Home
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ulkuhan Guler has been awarded a $500,000 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a wearable sensor to measure oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in a patient’s blood.
My research interests lie in the broad area of circuits and systems, and my primary area of interest is analog/mixed signal integrated circuits. More specifically, I am interested in the circuit design of sensing interfaces and energy harvesting and wireless power transmission systems for applications in the IoT.
Catherine F. Whittington
My research focuses on combining bio-instructive biomaterials with cells to design 3D tissue-engineered platforms for regenerative medicine, disease modeling, improved predictability of therapeutic outcomes, and as translatable technologies for clinic and industry.
As founding Director of the interdisciplinary Data Science program here at WPI, I take great pleasure in doing all in my power to support the Data Science community in all its facets from research collaborations, new educational initiatives to our innovative Graduate Qualifying projects at the graduate level.
Raghvendra V. Cowlagi
Autonomous vehicles – aircraft, cars, rovers, over- and underwater vehicles that can move in the real world by themselves without human pilotage – have gained immense importance not only due to the broad spectrum of their potential military and civilian applications, but also due to the concurrent development of sensor technology and embedded systems that enable the realization of true autonomy.
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