Experts on artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become central to our daily lives. Whether it’s the search engines and virtual assistants we have at our fingertips, or our favorite online shopping site, we’re interacting with AI nearly every day. It’s a powerful tool that has many capabilities. WPI experts are using AI in the advancement of several fields, including healthcare, robotics, math education, data science, autonomous vehicles, wireless communications, gaming, and music, with the goal of making a positive social impact.

Emmanuel O. Agu
Professor Agu's research interests are in the areas of computer graphics, mobile computing, and wireless networks. He is especially interested in research into how to use a smartphone as a platform to deliver better healthcare. ... View Profile
Scott D Barton
Professor Barton composes and performs electro acoustic music, designs and builds robots, and conducts psychological research. ... View Profile
Berk Calli
  • Assistant Professor-Engineering Robotics Engineering
  • Email: bcalli@wpi.edu
Professor Calli's main research focus is robotic manipulation and its applications in various domains such as waste recycling, assistive feeding, within-hand manipulation. ... View Profile
Gregory S. Fischer
Professor Fischer develops surgical robotics, including MRI-compatible robotic devices for enhancing cancer diagnosis, add intelligent automation to telesurgery, and develop assistive robotics, including socially assistive robots and wearable physically ... View Profile
Jie Fu
Jie Fu
Professor Fu conducts research in the intersection of control, learning, and formal methods. The main focus is to develop autonomous systems to complete complex tasks in an open world in an intelligent, adaptive, and provably correct manner. ... View Profile
Neil Heffernan
Professor Heffernan researches how smarter technologies can help K-12 classrooms use technology more effectively and optimize student learning. ... View Profile
Cagdas Onal
Professor Onal conducts research in soft robotics, a largely underexplored area of robotics that has significance in medicine, manufacturing, and disaster response. ... View Profile
Elke A. Rundensteiner
Professor Rundensteiner's research focuses on how to make use of data and information in an effective manner, towards achieving goals in business, scientific discovery, and digital health. ... View Profile
Gillian Margaret Smith
  • Associate Professor-Computer Science Computer Science
  • Email: gmsmith@wpi.edu
Professor Smith is an award-winning game designer. ... View Profile
Erin Solovey
Much of Professor Solovey's work explores effective human interaction with complex and autonomous systems and vehicles. ... View Profile
Alexander Wyglinski
Professor Wyglinski's work focuses on devising new, reliable, and robust wireless communications using artificial intelligence and machine learning.Given society's growing reliance on wireless connectivity, it is important that wireless communications a ... View Profile
Jing Xiao
  • Professor & Department Head Robotics Engineering
  • Email: jxiao2@wpi.edu
Professor Xiao's research spans robotics, haptics, multi-modal perception, at the intersection of computer science and engineering. ... View Profile
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Haichong Zhang
Professor Zhang is the founding director of the Medical Frontier Ultrasound Imaging and Robotic Instrumentation (Medical FUSION) Laboratory. ... View Profile