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Discovery and Innovation with Purpose

WPI faculty members and students are engaged in advanced, interdisciplinary research across a broad range of fields. From cutting-edge work in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, to explorations of the technological and policy issues surrounding cybersecurity, to studies of issues as diverse as firefighter health and security and the fire safety challenges of green buildings, this fundamental and applied research is addressing vital societal problems and technological challenges and producing innovations and insights that are helping build a better world. 


record number of patents issued (FY 2019-20)


current faculty members have won the NSF Career Award

National Science Foundation (2021)

research funding through OSP (FY 2020)


increase in research funding from FY16-20

Research at WPI

Research at WPI

WPI faculty are engaged in advanced interdisciplinary research across a broad range of fields. Join WPI in addressing the world’s greatest challenges to help build a better world.

Photo of Farley Chery at WPI IMGD lab with student.

Open Faculty Positions

WPI is a collaborative community where faculty, staff, and students celebrate new ideas, respect different opinions, and foster professional and personal growth. Interdisciplinary groups get together to build community, form strategic partnerships, and innovate with impact in several research areas.