WPI is taking measures in response to the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Get the latest information.

WPI’s Public Relations team is available to assist members of the media with inquiries about covering breaking news stories, conducting interviews on campus, and more. If you’re a member of the media seeking information about WPI or one of our faculty members, we ask that you arrange interviews and on-campus photos through the Public Relations office.

Note that a visitor parking permit is required for all visitors to WPI. Contact media@wpi.edu for information on acquiring a parking pass when visiting campus.

WPI Researchers Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic


WPI bioinformatics researcher Dmitry Korkin has shared 3D models of the coronavirus with researchers worldwide, and just completed a five-year study on cruise ship impacts.


WPI wireless communications expert Alex Wyglinski says 5G communications will allow organizations to maintain critical operations in a safe and virtual manner.

To seek an interview with one of these researchers—or to inquire about other ways WPI researchers are focused on the pandemic—contact:

Andy Baron
Associate director of public relations

Colleen Wamback​
Associate director of public relations

Jessica Messier
Public relations specialist