The Month in Photos: February 2023
It may be the shortest month of the year, but there was no shortage of events and activities all over campus. Career fairs, concerts, Gompei’s birthday, and more than a few snow flurries—bundle up and take a look back at February in photos.
Cold, snowy winter days are no match for a little music from the Concert and Jazz Bands.
Experts in computer science, writing, economics, and interactive media at WPI gathered for the latest Critical Conversations forum to discuss ChatGPT and its implications with a standing-room-only crowd.
Free cake, T-shirts, and other giveaways, as well as photo ops with the goat of the hour—we’re not kidding when we say Gompei’s birthday celebration was a great time for all.
The President’s IQP Awards always feature impressive project work completed by passionate students, and this year was no exception. The 2022 awards saw two winners for the projects “Restoring Mrigadayavan Palace” and “Indoor Navigation for Blind Individuals Using Computer Vision & Machine Learning.”
WPI’s faculty are invaluable to our students, and to the university as a whole; several of them were honored during this year’s Trustees' Faculty Achievement Awards.
Grace Wang may not be assuming the presidency of WPI until April, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t already begun spending time on campus. Here, she sits in on the latest Critical Conversations forum on ChatGPT.
Future engineers were hard at work during a free National Engineers Week program hosted by the Office of Pre-Collegiate Outreach and led by WPI’s Engineering Ambassadors.
“We can’t be in Turkey to help our loved ones in person. But we have a community here, too … we have connections and we understand each other, and together we can increase awareness at WPI.” Read more about how faculty and students from Turkey have come together to raise nearly $13,000 for the victims of the earthquakes in their homeland.
Preparing for the Career Fair sometimes feels like a highwire act—literally.
A research team led by Harold L. Jurist ’61 and Heather E. Jurist Dean’s Professor Emmanuel Agu has been awarded over $2.4 million by the National Institutes of Health to develop a smartphone app that will use photos, heat images, and algorithms to detect infections in the open wounds of patients at home.