“There’s something to be said for seeing somebody like you who’s made it to a place that you want to get to.” See how Janelle Drake ’11, Jolene Cotnoir ’10, both transgender women, and James Imperiali ’13, a transgender man, are taking steps to increase representation in STEM—by just being themselves. Discover more alumni stories in the winter issue of the WPI Journal.
“Why Not Make Waste Work for Us?”
Two research projects led by Michael Timko, Aaron Deskins, and Nikolaos Kazantzis were awarded nearly $540,000 to explore ways to find cleaner uses for waste, including marine plastic pollution, which could potentially be converted into ship fuel. Read more, and sign up for the research newsletter for the latest research news.
Katharine L McIntyre
Dr. McIntyre’s research interests include fiction and creative nonfiction, collaborative writing, narrative theory, literary magazine publishing, the contemporary novel, the intersection of literary and genre fiction, and the gothic. Her short story collection, Mad Prairie, was selected by Roxane Gay as the winner of the 2020 Flannery O'Connor Award and will be published in September 2021 by University of Georgia Press. She is the managing editor of the literary journal The Worcester Review.
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.
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.
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