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Guidelines to Create WPI Research Centers and Institutes

The Office of the VPR together with the Research Development Council and CGSR have developed guidelines, which delineate procedures for proposing, establishing, reviewing, and discontinuing research centers and institutes at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  You may use this form or create your own document addressing all categories to submit the proposal for a new research center or institute to the Vice Provost for Research.

Research Laboratories

Faculty

Description

URL

Winston Soboyejo

The Center of Broad Explorations on Specttrum Technologies for Navigation, Environment, Surveillance  and Transportation (BEST NEST)

https://bestnest.wpi.edu/

Rick Brown

 Signal processing and information networking laboratory

https://spinlab.wpi.edu/

Cagdas D. Onal

 WPI Soft Robotics Lab

http://softrobotics.wpi.edu/

Ali S. Rangwala

 Combustion Lab

http://combustionlab.wpi.edu/

Xinming Huang 

Embedded Computing Laboratory 

http://computing.wpi.edu/

Yuxiang (Shawn) Liu

 Optomechanics Lab

http://optomech.wpi.edu/

Pratap Rao

 WPI NanoEnergy Lab

http://nanoenergy.wpi.edu/

Marion Emmert

 Online Research Discussions of Methods in Organometallic Catalysts

http://ordmoc.wpi.edu/

Gregory Fischer

 Automation and Interventional Medicine (AIM) Robotics

http://aimlab.wpi.edu/

Suzanne Scarlata

Scarlata Lab

http://scarlatalab.wpi.edu/

George Kaminski

 Kaminski Lab

http://kaminski-lab.wpi.edu/

Andrew Trapp

 Andrew Trapp Lab

http://users.wpi.edu/~atrapp/index.htm

V.J Manzo

 The Media Arts Group Innovation Center (MAGIC) 

http://magic.wpi.edu

Kaveh Pahlavan

Wireless Information Network Studies

http://www.cwins.wpi.edu/

Berk Sunar

Vernam Lab

http://vernam.wpi.edu/

Cosme Furlong

Holographic Studies and Laser micro-mechaTronics

http://chslt.wpi.edu/