Beijing, China Project Center - IQP

Current Director(s)
Active Program Term(s)
E-Term during summer
Project Opportunities
Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP)

Beijing, the capital of P.R. China, is a modern, industrialized metropolitan with rich cultural heritage and easy access to other major cities by train or airplane. The Beijing Project Center, established in 2015, offers real-world project experiences for students to simultaneously practice their technical skills, apply their innovative ideas, develop their interpersonal abilities, and cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit in a global and innovative world.

WPI students work with students from the following universities:

Tsinghua University
Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Wuhan University of Technology

Past Beijing IQP have:

  • Helped EMC China to come up with strategies to ensure a successful merge with Dell
  • Studied smart fire fighting technologies and recommended adaption and development plans
  • Benchmarked the Flipped Classroom technologies in the US and China and made recommendations to a Chinese University