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Did you know WPI was the first university in the nation with bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in robotics engineering? Our faculty and students are at the forefront of studying and developing intelligent autonomous and semi-autonomous machines that can perform tasks in advanced manufacturing, revolutionize healthcare interventions, and improve everyday life.  WPI's cutting-edge research, transformative technologies and learning tools are shaping the future.

Preview Neil Heffernan will develop an AI math tutor

Talking Math: WPI Researcher Leads Effort To Develop AI Math Tutor

Neil Heffernan has been awarded a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s (DOE) Institute of Education Sciences to develop an artificial intelligence tutor that can help middle-school students learn math while doing homework.

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