Annual Silicon Valley Project Center Reception

Thursday, February 16, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301
United States

At the Silicon Valley Project Center, WPI students pursuing their MQP are making an impact in computer science, electrical and engineering, and interactive media and game development, putting their WPI education and experience to work to create solutions to real life problems. We invite you to join alumni, parents and friends at this annual event in Palo Alto as WPI celebrates the accomplishments of our students taking on intensive projects during C Term.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. 

Location: The Garden Court Hotel, 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

During this reception event, guests will hear about this year's projects and have an opportunity meet members of our faculty. In addition, guests will have an opportunity to meet the new center director, Mark Claypool, professor of Computer Science and Integrated Media and Game Design.

Advanced registration is requested.

About the Silicon Valley Project Center

Silicon Valley is home to many dynamic companies in the computer industry and related high-tech fields. Students at the Silicon Valley Project Center work with companies such as SRI International, Disney Interactive, NVIDIA, and others. 

In recent years, WPI students have completed projects developing a hypervisor that can run Windows with a minimal loss of performance and no loss of functionality for the NVIDIA Corporation; constructing a simulation of the bi-static satellite-radar system of SRI International’s Radio Aurora eXplorer mission and producing synthetic data; and creating Memory Dash, a multi-player puzzle-based iPhone game that provided entertainment for users and product feedback data for eBay.

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