About the Provost

Winston (Wole) Soboyejo

Winston (Wole) Soboyejo was named Provost and Senior Vice President of WPI in October 2019, after joining WPI in September 2016  as the Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering.

Provost Soboyejo came to WPI from Princeton University, where he was a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and a renowned materials scientist and engineer. For two years, he led WPI’s School of Engineering. In September 2018, he agreed to suspend his duties as the Dean of Engineering and serve as WPI’s interim Provost. 

Read his full faculty profile here.