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Michael Ahern

Michael F Ahern

Director, Power Systems
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6563
Mike leads WPI's Academic and Corporate Engagement group. This includes developing, fostering, and managing strategic relationships with industry in a comprehensive manner and across academic disciplines, delivering long-term, measurable outcomes that result in mutual economic value. Reporting to the Provost within Academic Affairs, the group includes Corporate Partnership Account Executives, Program Developers, and the Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center. Mike also regularly serves as an adjunct instructor in WPI's Foisie Business School. ... View Profile
Deborah Baron

Deborah A Baron

Executive Assistant and Operations Manager
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4681
Debbie supports the dean of Graduate Studies. In this role, she provides organizational and administrative assistance and manages a range of special projects and activities. Her responsibilities include providing financial management support, overseeing the graduate travel fund, and coordinating graduate student events. Debbie brings more than 20 years of experience in retail and business environments. She is the former owner and operator of a full-service bridal shop, and previously served as a flight attendant for United Airlines. ... View Profile
Terri Camesano

Terri Anne Camesano

Prof & Dean of Grad Studies
Office: 60 Prescott St. (currently remote, please contact via email)
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5380
Terri A. Camesano has been the Dean of Graduate Studies at WPI since 2014, and was the inaugural full-time Dean of Graduate Studies. In her current role, she oversees Graduate Admissions, Graduate Student Professional Development, Online Graduate Education, and Professional Education. Dean Camesano is also the primary advocate for our 2000+ graduate students, and oversees Master's, PhD, and Certificate programs in all areas of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Business. Dean Camesano is also faculty in Chemical Engineering, and has been at WPI since 2000.  View Profile
Stacy Chiaramonte

Stacy Chiaramonte

Executive Director, CPE
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4671
Stacy Chiaramonte is the Executive Director for WPI’s Corporate and Professional Education (CPE) department, responsible for the management, goal setting, and day-to-day operation of the CPE department, as well as managing the functions of the CPE business (IE: Recruitment, Marketing, Operations, Technology Development and Program Delivery). ... View Profile
Brian Degon

Brian D. Degon

Director, Systems Integration
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5636

Office Manager

Dawn Lemay

Executive Administrator
Phone: +1 (508) 8314119

Graduate Studies Marketing

Lindsay Bohigian

Lindsay Bohigian

Associate Director, Graduate Studies Marketing
Neel Wadhwa

Neel Wadhwa

Marketing Specialist-Corporate Learning

Corporate Partnerships

Catherine Bouthillier

Catherine Bouthillier

Senior Manager, Healthcare Corporate Partnerships
Phone: +1 (508) 8314653
Catherine Bouthillier is the Senior Manager of Healthcare Corporate Partnerships who consults with medical device and biomanufacturing companies on creating customized R&D and training solutions.  Leveraging WPI’s PracticePoint and Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center allows her to create hands-on, pilot scale development, testing and training solutions for her customers.​ WPI’s ability to quickly access their network of industry experts & students allow for expediated timelines in the research and development of life-altering healthcare technologies. ... View Profile
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Peter Huie

Peter Huie

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4917
“WPI is a university with prestigious history and world-changing achievements. Being able to help students who will become part of this history makes me very proud of my role as an influencer.” Within this capacity, Pete collaborates with development and operations to deliver graduate programs and professional development workshops to meet the needs of both individual students and corporate clients. With over 19 years of experience in high profile and strong relationship management, Pete demonstrates the ability to develop and effectively manage WPI’s educational services. ... View Profile

Professional Education

Betsy Barr

Betsy Barr

SR Program Manager
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6009
Professional Education:  Short courses, Workshops & Training View Profile

Enrollment – Online & Corporate Programs

Danielle Dodakian

Danielle Dodakian

Assistant Director, Enrollment
Phone: +1 (508) 8316912
Looking for more information on one of our online graduate programs? Please contact Danielle for the following programs: Construction Project Management and Environmental Engineering. Visit my profile to schedule a time to talk . View Profile
Lisanne Hann

Lisanne Hann

Assistant Director, Enrollment
Looking for more information on one of our online graduate programs? Please contact Lisa for the following programs: Biotechnology, Bioscience Management, Innovation with User Experience, Life Science Management, Data Science, Medicinal Plant Chemistry, and Systems Engineering. Visit my profile and schedule a time to talk . View Profile
Amanda Keighley

Amanda Keighley

Associate Director, Enrollment Strategy
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4179
Looking for more information on one of our online graduate programs? Please contact Amanda for the following programs: Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Engineering. Visit my profile and  schedule a time to talk . View Profile
Hillary Lyons

Hillary Lyons

Assistant Director, Enrollment
Looking for more information on one of our online graduate programs? Please contact Hillary for the following programs: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, and Power Systems Engineering. Visit my profile and schedule a time to talk. View Profile
Leslie Rodriguez

Leslie Rodriguez

Assistant Director, Enrollment
Looking for more information on one of our online graduate programs? Please contact Leslie for the following programs: Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics Engineering, and Operations & Supply Chain. Schedule a time to talk.  View Profile

Graduate Student Success

Greg Cesar

Greg Cesar

Assistant Director, Student Success
Phone: +1 (508) 8315856
Kira Clary

Kira Clary

Assistant Director, Student Success
Once you begin your journey, your Student Success Manager will remain with you throughout the duration of your program and work closely with you to ensure you are provided with all the information and tools needed for your program. Kira works with the following programs: Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Medicinal Plant Chemistry and Power Systems Engineering. View Profile
Kara Crosson

Kara Ann Crosson

Assistant Director, Student Success
Phone: +1 (508) 8316789 x6789
Once you begin your journey, your Student Success Manager will remain with you throughout the duration of your program and work closely with you to ensure you are provided with all the information and tools needed for your program. Kara works with the following programs: Aerospace Engineering, Biotechnology, Bioscience Administration, Life Science Management, Environmental Engineering, Construction Project Management, Innovation with User Experience, Fire Protection Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering,Supply Chain, Material Science & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. View Profile
Rory Flinn

Rory Joseph Flinn

Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6360
As the Director of Graduate Student Professional Development, my mission is to design, facilitate, and lead high quality professional development programming that meets the needs for WPI’s amazing graduate students so that they are best equipped to identify their best career fit and develop the competencies needed to advance their careers. I received my PhD in Molecular Pharmacology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and have expertise in graduate-level career and professional development.      View Profile
Lori Kendall-Taylor

Lori Kendall-Taylor

Assistant Director, Student Success
Office: 60 Prescott Street, CPE
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6532
Once you begin your journey, your Student Success Manager will remain with you throughout the duration of your program and work closely with you to ensure you are provided with all the information and tools needed for your program. Lori works with the following programs: Data Science, Robotics Engineering, and Systems Engineering. View Profile
Sarah LaFrance

Sarah LaFrance

Assistant Director, Student Success
Jody Reis

Jody Reis

Associate Director, Program Delivery
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4163

Program Development

Joseph Doiron

Assistant Teaching Professor-Interdisciplinary
Office: 100 Institute Road
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Dr. Donald Gelosh

Donald S. Gelosh

Director Systems Engineering
Office: 60 Prescott Street
Phone: +1 (540) 5084774
“I am an Educator because Education enables Freedom. I am a Systems Engineer because Systems Engineering provides the technology that enables Societies to grow, prosper, and remain free. I am a Systems Engineering Educator at WPI because there I can be both.” Don helps to support the needs of our corporate partners and their students, and is a strong advocate for the advancement of the practice of systems engineering through his efforts with the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and the Systems Engineering Division of the National Defense Industrial Association. ... View Profile
Patrick Guida

Patrick Guida

Sr Program Dev Manager
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6109
Ali Salifu

Ali Azeko Salifu

Assistant Research Professor-Engineering
Office: Gateway Park 3205

Edvina Uzunovic

Assistant Teaching Professor- Engineering
Office: 100 Institute RD
Dr. Edvina Uzunovic has more than 15 years of experience with a range of responsibilities in the power systems industry. She has been a vital contributor to the overall success of several leading power industry organizations while serving different roles as a Technical Officer, Smart Grid Transmission Applications, Senior Quantitative Analyst and Senior Research and Technology Development Engineer. She is currently the Associate Director of Power Systems Engineering and an adjunct professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Edvina has a B.Sc. ... View Profile

BETC

Floyd Brownewell

Floyd Brownewell

Professor of Practice- Arts, Communications, and Humanities
Office: 50 Prescott St
I have enjoyed a blended career spanning research and development, heavy chemicals manufacturing, healthcare single use manufacturing, and academia. This experience has provided a unique interface between the theoretical and the practical. I understand the need for innovation and invention coupled with manufacturability. I bring this perspective to the classroom and the projects I engage. My research interests span the interface between organic chemistry and biological function. ... View Profile
Andrew Penniman

Andrew Penniman

Business Manager, BETC & PracticePoint
Phone: +1 (508) 8314652

Technology & Business Systems

Allyson Bernard

Allyson Bernard

Business Systems Analyst
Office: Project Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5260
As Operations Specialist, Allyson serves as the primary on-site expert and liaison for the career services management tool (CSM) and oversees all functions of the database. In addition, she manages the office’s First Destination Report, summer internship survey, and is the primary contact for related data requests.  In conjunction with the Operations Team, she supports employer recruiting activities like on campus interviews and information sessions.  Lastly, Allyson leads several events and career fairs and meets with students regarding Handshake. ... View Profile

Heidi Walker

Business Systems Coordinator
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4161

Linda G. Warner

Assoc Technology Specialist
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4976

Faculty Support & Scheduling

Susan Hicks

Susan Elias Hicks

Sr. Manager of Academic Programs, Graduate Studies
Kristin Marengo

Kristin S Marengo

Instructional Tech Specialist
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6144