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Our Directors

Jianyu Liang

Jianyu Liang

Professor- Engineering
Office: Washburn Labs 311A
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6649
Professor Liang’s research explores the physics of interfaces between the nanometer and micron scales. Her team responds to the challenging interdisciplinary nature of their research endeavor through successful collaboration with colleagues with expertise in metrology, physics, bioscience, medical science, chemistry, and fire protection engineering. Her educational effort includes novel approaches to project-based learning and global centers for science and engineering. ... View Profile
Milosh Puchovsky

Milosh T. Puchovsky

Professor of Practice & Associate Department Head
Office: Gateway Park II 1209
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5113
Fire protection engineers recognize and assess a broad range of fire and life safety risks and, possess the technical knowledge and skills needed to develop effective solutions. Through my academic endeavors and professional practice, I bring practical perspectives to our students' educational experience. My teaching incorporates situations that practicing fire protection engineers face on a daily basis, facilitating our students' functional understanding of a fire's physical behavior, its impact, and the role of reacting systems, regulations and product standards. ... View Profile

Our Team

Karen Bean

Karen L. Bean

Exec Dir Academic Advancement
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x4169
Albert Simeoni

Albert Simeoni

Professor and Department Head
Office: Gateway Park II 1203
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5162
Winston Soboyejo

Winston Soboyejo

Senior Vice President and Provost
Office: 100 Institute RD
Prior to joining WPI, Dr. Soboyejo was a Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University for approximately 17 years. He is a materials scientist whose research focuses on biomaterials and the use of nanoparticles for the detection and treatment of disease, the mechanical properties of materials, and the use of materials science to promote global development. ... View Profile
Carrie West

Carrie West

Executive Assistant - Global and Special Projects
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6213