President's IQP Awards Sneak Peek

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6:00 pm
Nashua Country Club
25 Fairway Street
Nashua, NH 03060
United States

WPI cordially invites alumni, families and friends to a special event featuring students who will compete for the President's IQP Award. This event is a sneak peek at the projects that will be presented to President Laurie Leshin in C Term. 

During this event, the student finalists will present on their work and spend time mingling with guests. Guests will have an opportunity to ask questions about each project - helping to prepare the students for their final presentation - and to vote on the "people's choice award" for best project. 

Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 

Time: 6:00 p.m. Reception // 6:30 p.m. Program

Location: Nashua Country Club, 25 Fairway Street, Nashua, NH 03060 

The President's IQP Award recognizes the student team whose conception, performance and presentation of their interactive qualifying project has been judged outstanding in focusing on their relationships among science, technology, and the needs of society. Join us in Nashua, NH to see a preview of the finalist's presentations. 

Advanced registration is requested.


Five finalist teams were chosen from 50 entries nominated for the President's IQP Award. The finalists are (in no particular order): 

A Citizen Science Platform for Long-Term Monitoring of Microplastic Pollution in Port Phillip Bay
Students: Andrea Bayas, Maura Buckley, Cierra Ford and Javier Lawes
Advisors: Stephen McCauley and William Michalson

A Recommended Recycling Processing System for the Informal Waste Colelctors of Ashakati, Namibia
Students: William Bennett, Emily Chretien, Sophia Gomarlo and Peter Hurley
Advisors: Robert Kinicki and Sarah Wodin-Schwartz

Improving Eye Care Delivery Through Data Sharing Technology
Students: Alexander Alvarez, Julia Dunn, Katharine Dunphy and Alexander Lemmon
Advisors: Michael Aghajanian and Diran Apelian

Northborough Composting: A Peri-Urban Land Conflict
Students: Nick Bograd, Brett Carbonneau, Alexander Krasa and Benjamin Preston
Advisors: Corey Denenberg Dehner and Derren Rosbach

Stormwater Management Educational Materials for Central Massachusetts Municipalities
Students: Alex Legere, Anthony Perullo, Amy Toscano and Justin Waters
Advisors: Corey Denenberg Dehner and Purvi Shah

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