WPI academic scholarship in engineering and applied science stems from a strong history of cross- and interdisciplinary research, industrial associations, and applications focused research initiatives. 

The Research at WPI website describes research activities of the university departments and centers, consortia, and institutes. Collaborative efforts such as the Center for Comparative Neuro-Imaging (CCNI) with UMMC are also described therein.

Advance Materials Manufacturing & Mobility

Case Number Title Patent Status Patent Application Number Inventor(s) Description
W17-001 Measurement Equipment with Outlier Filter Provisional US 62/371,360 Christopher Brown, et al Download (PDF)
W13-001 First Responder Protective Uniform Published PCT/US2013/057076 Mustapha S. Fofana, Neil Blackington, Stephen Haynes Download (PDF)
W12-019 Supported Molten-Salt Electrolyte Unitized Regenerative Hydrogen-Halogen Fuel Cell (SMSC-URHHFC) for Electrical Energy Storage Published US 13/894,599 Ravindra Datta, Drew J. Martino Download (PDF)
W16-002 Improving Life of Steel-Reinforced Concrete Structures by 300% Provisional US 62/204,006 Amy Peterson, Aaron Sakilich, Yixi Chen, Chris Xia Download (PDF)
W14-032 Developing Additive Manufactured Battery Electrodes Provisional US 62/044,580 Yan Wang, Zhangfeng Zheng, Heng Pan, Brandon Ludwig Download (PDF)
W16-011 Printing Large 3D Scale Structures Provisional US 62/237,670 Sarah Chamberlain, Richard Eberheim Download (PDF)
W16-014 Building Air Roads Provisional US 62/256,874 Rajib Mallick Download (PDF)
W16-005 Impact Load Identifier and Control System for Bridges Provisional US 62/205,119 Jake E. Hughes, Yeesock Kim, Tahar El-Korchi, David Cyganski, Download (PDF)
W15-038 Low Cost Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Provisional US 62/172,909 Mariyappan Shanmugm, Farhad Khosravi, Balaji Panchapakesan Download (PDF)
W14-020 Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency Provisional US 61/934,824 Steven Van Dessel Download (PDF)

Cyber Data & Security Science and Engineering

Case Number Title Patent Status Patent Application Number Inventor(s) Description
W14-003 Covert Thermal Barcode Based on Phase Change Nanoparticles Pending PCT/US14/57268 Ming Su Download (PDF)
W10-035 Degradable Taggant and Method of Making and Using Thereof Issued (US) PCT/US2008/070013 Christopher Lambert Download (PDF)
W13-016 Device for Measuring the Sharpness of Edges Pending US 14/341,168 Jocelyn Close, Jason Hopkins, Michael Dragonas, Frunk Bruton, Christopher A. Brown Download (PDF)
W13-030 PARAS: Parameter Space-Based Association Rule Mining Methodology Copyright to be Filed N/A Elke A. Rundensteiner, Matthew O. Ward, Abhishek Mukherji, Xika Lin, Jason Whitehouse, Christopher R. Botaish Download (PDF)
W14-036 Controlling Network Threats Pending US 62/209,929 Craig Shue Download (PDF)
W16-017 Network Security at Home Pending US 62/269,308 Curtis Taylor, Craig Shue Download (PDF)


Health & Biotechnology

Case Number Title Patent Status Patent Application Number Inventor(s) Description
W12-020 Cell-Derived Matrix Scaffold Published US 13/928,245 Fioleda Prifti, Denis Kole, Chris Malcuit, Marsha Rolle, Tanja Dominko, Terri Camesano Download (PDF)
W06-103 Freehand Three-dimensional Ultrasound Diagnostic Imaging with Position and Angle Determination Sensors Published PCT/US2006/012327 Peder C. Pederson, Thomas L. Szabo Download (PDF)
W10-095 Compositions and Methods for Treating Parasitic Disease Published PCT/US2011/027256 Pamela J. Weathers Download (PDF)
W13-020 System and Method for Forming Culture Plates Provisional US 61/812780 Qi Wen, Sakthikumar Ambady, Xuyu Qian, Prashant K. Yamajala Download (PDF)
W13-005 Hydrophobic Electrocardiogram Electrodes Pending PCT/US13/60067 Justin Bales, Albert Swiston, Ki Chon Download (PDF)
W04-117 Image-Based Computational Mechanical Analysis and Indexing for Cardiovascular Diseases Issued US 11/296,943 Dalin Tang, Zheyan Wu Download (PDF)
W13-013 Shock Absorbing Skate Published US 14/242,142 Karin E. Greene, Devon L. Rehm, Christopher A. Brown Download (PDF)
W04-114 A Multi-Channel Electrophysiologic Signal Data Acquisition System on an Integrated Circuit Issued US 11/262,493 Edward A. Clancy, John A. McNeill, William R. Michalson Download (PDF)
W10-004 MRI Compatible Self-Positioning Stereotactic Surgical Guide Published US 12/873,152 Gregory S. Fischer, Gregory A. Cole Download (PDF)
W04-039 Multi-Modal RF Coil for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Issued US 10/789,756 Reinhold Ludwig, Gene Bagdanov, Aghogho Obi Download (PDF)
W11-019 Methods and Systems for Viscoelastic Characterization of Irregularly Shaped Anisotropic Biological Samples Published PCT/US2012/030652 Heather A. Cirka, Kristen L. Billiar Download (PDF)
W13-027 Binding Plate to Reduce the Number of ACL Injuries as well as Inadvertent Releases in Alpine Skiing Pending PCT/US14/049356 John M. Madura, Christopher A. Brown Download (PDF)
UMass Antifungal Agents and Uses Thereof Published US 14/017,914 Reeta Rao, Paul Kaufman Download (PDF)
W12-011 Self-Recovering Impact-Absorbing Footwear Published US 13/860,877 Christopher A. Brown, Michael R. Doyle, Jessica S. Shelsky, Nicholas D. Workman Download (PDF)
W10-112 Continuous Flow Bioreactor for Magnetically Stabilized Three-Dimensional Tissue Culture Published PCT/US2011/027579 Christopher R. Lambert, Grant W. McGimpsey, Raymond L. Page, Tanya Dominko Download (PDF)
W14-004 Thermo-probes, Methods of Making Thermo-probes Published US 12/931,864 Ming Su, Liyuan Ma, Yan Hong Download (PDF)
W16-007 Stopping Aortic Valve Calcifications Provisional US 62/238,360 Heather Cirka, Kristen Billiar Download (PDF)
W16-001 Doubling Umbilical and Placenta Blood Collection Provisional US 62/220,335 Anny Cunha, Elizabeth Martino, Conrad Ruiz, Deanna Stueber Download (PDF)
W16-012 Improving Cell Fate Yield and Reliability Provisional US 62/267,383 Amy Peterson, Marsha Rolle, Anthony D’Amico Download (PDF)
W15-009 Novel Biomarker Necessary for Survival of Pre-cancer and Cancer Cells Provisional US 62/090,591

Sarah Hernandez,
Tanja Dominko

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W14-007 Sugar: A Revolutionary Diabetes Application Filed US 14/528397 Peder Pedersen, Diane Strong, Emmanuel Agu, Bengisu Tulu, Lei Wang, Qian He Download (PDF)
W16-009 Treating Infections Resistant to Antibiotics Provisional US 62/232,803 Natalie Farny, Kayla DeSanty, David Morgan, Chloe LaJeunesse, Charlotte Reames, Julie Mazza, Edward Dring Download (PDF)
W15-041 Adjustable Smart Robotic Prosthetic Socket Provisional US 62/193,719 Christopher Lambert, Greg Fischer, Marko Popovic, Cagdas Onal, Yitzhak Mendelson Download (PDF)
W09-031 Wearable Wirelessly Controlled Rehabilitation Device Published US 8,246,559 Allen Hoffman, Michael Scarsella, Steven Toddes, Daniel Abramovich Download (PDF)
W15-032 Drug Testing on Engineered Human Tissue Provisional US 62/150,992 Raymond L. Page, Syed Asaad Hussain, Spencer Ryan Keilich, Stephanie Jo Lindow, Shreyas Renganathan, Jason M. Forte Download (PDF)
W16-019 Identifying Adverse Effects (AE) of Multi-Drug Interactions Provisional US 62/290,300 Elke Rundensteiner, Xiao Qin, Tabassum Kakar, Susmitha Wunnava Download (PDF)
W15-031 Actively Contracting Scaffold Tissue Provisional US 62/149,168 Keith Gagnon, Thomas Moutinho, Kevin Reyer, Alyssa Bornstein, Megan O’Brien, George D. Pins, Glenn R. Gaudette Download (PDF)
W12-012 An Intelligent Tutoring System Provisional US 13/774,981 Janice Gobert, Ermal Toto

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W16-044 Fixation Identification Using Density Optimization Provisional US 62/363,992 Andrew Trapp, Soussan Djamasbi, Wen Lui Download (PDF)

Robotics & Cyberphysical Systems

Case Number Title Patent Status Patent Application Number Inventor(s) Description
W13-028 Rotary and Linear One-To-Many (OTM) System: Many Independently Controlled Degrees of Freedom Actuated by One Pending PCT/US14/046232 Christopher J. Berthelette, Thane R. Hunt, Matthew DiPinto, Marko B. Popovic, James D. Sareaul Download (PDF)
W15-016 Immersive Head Worn Display Provisional US 62/099,925 Robert Lindeman Download (PDF)