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Growing number of climate disasters causing problems

Climate change is challenging infrastructure like seawalls, drainage culverts, and wastewater systems. Carrick Eggleston, professor and head of WPI’s Department of Civil, Environmental, & Architectural Engineering explains that extreme rainfall is happening more frequently in New England, and in some places, a storm that used to have a 1 in 100 chance of happening in any given year now has a 1 in 8 chance of happening in any given year.

Russian Television International

Computer Science professor of teaching Rodica Neamtu spoke live with Russian Television International about the ethical concerns surrounding artificial intelligence and the boardroom shakeup and ouster of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.

Spectrum News 1

Rodica Neamtu, professor of teaching in computer science, spoke with Spectrum News 1 about President Biden's new executive order on AI safeguards. 

Worcester Magazine

Rodica Neamtu, associate teaching professor of computer science, was quoted in a Worcester Magazine article on her students developing an iOS phone app for Worcester-based nonprofit Audio Journal. “I realized that this was going to be something bigger than creating a nice app,” Neamtu said, referring to the project the students did as part of their Major Qualifying Project (MQP).