Future Flight, Flight Global, and the Worcester Business Journal wrote about the partnership between WPI and Honeywell Aerospace to examine the possibility of using hydrogen to power aviation into the future.
Business School Dean Debora Jacksonjoined host Tiziana Dearing, Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten and Roxbury Community College interim President Jackie Jenkins-Scott for a live roundtable discussion on Radio Boston. The three women of color who are leaders at educational institutions in Massachusetts discussed their experiences, their work and the future of higher education.
Yan Wang, William Smith Foundation dean’s professor of Mechanical & Materials Engineering contributed an opinion piece to The Hill “Battery recycling is key to a clean future." Wang writes increased investment in Recycling processes is paying off but emphasized the need for better public awareness about the importance of battery recycling and how it can offset the need for new mineral extraction or battery production.
The Telegram & Gazette interviewed Harold L. Jurist ’61 and Heather E. Jurist Dean’s Professor of Computer Science Emmanuel Agu about his team’s National Institutes of Health grant to develop an app for health care workers to better assess chronic wounds.
The Worcester Business Journal spoke with Ken Dwyer, manager of WPI’s CERES lab, and Eric Young, assistant professor of chemical engineering, about the lab’s role helping startups succeed in the local biotech ecosystem.
Recycling Today published an article about WPI’s research that supports military defense materials supply. The development of new technologies could recapture critical materials can be reused by soldiers in the field.
The science magazine Nautilus talked with Dmitry Korkin, Harold L. Jurist ’61 and Heather E. Jurist Dean’s Professor of computer science about his role in developing a “periodic table” of structural elements that make up the COVID-19 virus, and how it led a Scottish artist Angela Palmer to create a sculptural model of the virus first displayed at the Oxford Museum of Natural History.
Spectrum News 1 interviewed Emmanuel Agu, professor of computer science, about an app he and his team are developing that will use photographs, thermal imaging, and artificial intelligence to assess severe chronic wounds.
Alex Wyglinski, associate dean for graduate studies and electrical and computer engineering professor, recently talked with The Register about whether Waymo and other self-driving vehicle operations are ready for prime time.
Spectrum News 1 spoke with Jeannine Coburn, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, about her $600,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop a transparent wound dressing that traces its origins to her homemade kombucha. Spectrum 1’s Louisville, Ky., outlet also featured Coburn’s research.
Kenny Ching, assistant professor at the Business School, talked with Medill News Service in Washington, D.C., about what to worry about—and what not to worry about—when it comes to the ChatGPT artificial intelligence platform.
Health It Analytics, Spectrum News 1, Worcester Business Journal, Science Beta, and Indian Practitioner all covered the collaborative research effort between WPI and McLean Hospital that used artificial intelligence to identify key warning signs of suicide in women.
When ultramarathoner Camille Herron took to social media saying long runs are overrated, Trailblazer Magazine turned to WPI biomedical engineering professor Karen Troy to get a scientific understanding of how much stress bones can handle due to long distance running.
Reporters from the Telegram & Gazette, Spectrum News 1, GBH radio, and the Worcester Business Journal covered the opening of the Center for Well-Being, a groundbreaking model of wellness programming and support for the campus community.
Kola Akindele, associate vice president for external relations and partnerships, talked with Spectrum News 1 about Worcester’s ranking in the top 20 STEM-friendly communities in the nation according to a recent WalletHub study.
The Boston Business Journal spoke with Jagan Jayachandran, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, and Adam Powell, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering about their research to develop a net-zero aviation fuel made with magnesium.
Angela Incollingo Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Psychological & Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience, spoke with the Southern California NPR station KPCC about weight stigma before and after pregnancy, and its relationship to postpartum depression and social media.