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“Driving Our Democracy Forward”

SGA president Ryan Candy ‘21 sat down for a virtual chat with President Laurie Leshin to discuss the importance of voting as well as the promotion of civic engagement and responsibility. Whether this is your first or twenty-first time voting, make sure your voice is heard—goat out and vote, WPI.

Goat Out & Vote

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October 29, 2020
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October 27, 2020
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University Magazine

From the WPI Journal: Eric Soederberg ’83

Eric Soederberg ’83 stands at the helm of Sunrise Labs, a medical product development company whose innovations are changing and saving lives. After years of dreaming his dreams, he’s discovered that the impact he wants to have on the world isn’t limited to the things he makes, but also in how he treats the people with whom he makes them. Discover more in the summer issue of the WPI Journal.

Research News

Human and AI Collaboration

Assistant professor of computer science Jacob Whitehill is part of a research team with colleagues at the University of Colorado Boulder that’s using a five-year, $20 million grant to study improved collaboration between AI and humans in today’s classrooms. Read more about their work, and sign up for the research newsletter for the latest in all things WPI research.

Featured Faculty

Ulkuhan  Guler

Ulkuhan Guler

Assistant Professor-Engineering

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.

Emmanuel O. Agu

Emmanuel Agu

Professor-Computer Science

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.

Pamela  Weathers

Pamela Weathers

Professor

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.

Campus in Photos

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An over-the-shoulder shot of a student painting a pumpkin.
Students relaxed after a busy A-Term with pumpkin painting, spin art, music, and other activities on campus.

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Students gather (socially distant) on the Higgins Lawn for band practice.
Socially distanced band practice? Socially distanced band practice.

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A socially distanced group photo of everyone involved in the WPI production of Every Brilliant Thing.
WPI's Humanities & Arts Department put on a performance of the one-person show "Every Brilliant Thing" as part of Arts & Sciences Week.

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Two students relax together on blankets spread out on the Quad.
The Quad is the place to be for studying and socializing on campus.

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A white yard sign with "You've goat this!" written in black. The "O" in "goat" is a cartoon of a goat's head.
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