GPS Poster Winners

Great Problems Seminar Poster Presentation Day winners

May 3, 2016
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First-year student teams once again showcased a wide range of innovative solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges at the Spring 2016 Great Problems Seminar (GPS) Poster Presentation day on Friday, April 29.

The biennial event, held each year at the ends of B- and D-Terms, enables WPI community members to learn about the impressive project work carried out by first-year students in GPS courses.

Judge’s Winners

HUMANITARIAN ENGINEERING

Winner: Innovative Sanitation Solution for Informal Settlements in Quibdo, Columbia

Nicolas Riart, Veronica Soto-Belloso, Valentina Zapata

POWER THE WORLD

Winner: Fuel Poverty in Lawrence, MA

Jessica D’Agostino, Eve George, Toni Joy, Jessica Locke

People’s Choice Award Winner

Fuel Poverty in Lawrence, MA

Jessica D’Agostino, Eve George, Toni Joy, Jessica Locke

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has acknowledged WPI’s Great Problems Seminar in a report called Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education. The report “showcases 29 engineering programs at U.S. colleges and universities that effectively incorporate such activities into their curriculum and highlights best practices for schools seeking to create new programs.”