Designated as a Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, WPI is engaged in cybersecurity research in a wide range of disciplines that is addressing a host of security threats.

WPI faculty and student researchers in data science are spearheading initiatives that spur technological and commercial advances and make an impact on society. Their work also focuses on improving data mining tools and techniques and developing new methods for leveraging big data to make data-driven predictions and decisions.

In fire protection engineering, faculty and student researchers are applying advanced experimental and computational techniques to address a wide range of fire safety issues.

With a $507,600 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, WPI Computer Science Professor Craig Shue seeks to reinvent residential computer network  security by developing cloud-based security providers.

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Randy Paffenroth, associate professor of mathematical sciences at WPI, holds a carbon-based sheet known as Miralon®, which is used in a variety of spacecraft applications. alt
Randy Paffenroth, associate professor of mathematical sciences at WPI, holds a carbon-based sheet known as Miralon®, which is used in a variety of spacecraft applications.
August 22, 2019
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Assistant Professor Erin Solovey, right, works with a student to collect the brain image data.
January 29, 2019
With support from the National Science Foundation, Craig Shue, associate professor of computer science at WPI, is using an approach called containerization to protect computer users from malware attacks. alt
With support from the National Science Foundation, Craig Shue, associate professor of computer science at WPI, is using an approach called containerization to protect computer users from malware attacks.
January 17, 2019
Foisie Business School Associate Professor Andrew Trapp and PhD student Narges Ahani are working on an NSF-funded grant to develop software to aid in refugee placement alt
Foisie Business School Associate Professor Andrew Trapp and PhD student Narges Ahani are working on an NSF-funded grant to develop software to aid in refugee placement
October 18, 2018

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