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The Fulbright Program Anniversary

Thursday, September 23, 2021
9:00 am to 11:30 am

Impact: 75 Years of Global Actions, Opportunities and Connections







9:00 - 9:10 AM

Provost Welcome - Importance of Cross-Cultural Exchange Under the Aegis of Fulbright


Winston “Wole” Soboyejo, Ph.D., Provost and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

9:10 - 9:20 AM

Overview of WPI Fulbrighters – Faculty, Students and Alumni

Terri Camesano, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Dean of Graduate Studies, Fulbright France 2018

9:20 -10:10 AM

Panel Discussion

Fulbrighters: Ingredients for Global Success

Moderator: Rory Flinn, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Foreign Student Program:

Diego Vargas Blanco, WPI alum – M.S. & Ph.D. BBT,  LASPAU Peru grantee 2018

Enxhi Jaupi, Current M.S. student in BME, Fulbright Albania grantee 2020

U.S. Student Program:

Hajar Jafferji, WPI alumna – B.S./M.S. & Ph.D. CEE, Fulbright Morocco 2015

Heather Leclerc, Doctoral Student Chemical Engineering, Fulbright Denmark 2021

Faculty Scholar:

Sarah Olson, Professor and Head of Mathematical Sciences, Fulbright Hungary 2019

10:10 - 10:15 AM

Break/ Slideshow


10:15 - 10:55 AM

Global Cookbook

Sharing Recipes from Around the Globe

10:55 - 11:00 AM

Closing Remarks

WPI Alumni Office