From modern, well-equipped laboratories and up-to-date equipment to a robust on-campus research infrastructure, WPI provides high-quality support for cutting-edge discovery, which makes the university stand apart from its peers.

WPI provides an array of services to help researchers identify and seek out sources of external support through the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Entrepreneurs and researchers at WPI also have access to an extensive array of core research facilities, labs, and equipment through the interdisciplinary fields of computing, life sciences, and materials. From how to correctly perform research involving human subjects to ensuring the proper care, use, and humane treatment of animals, WPI provides a variety of services to help students and faculty ensure that they are conducting research safely and according to established guidelines and regulatory requirements.

Academic and Research Computing

WPI offers state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to faculty and students. As part of the Academic and Research Computing resources, researchers have access to a robust computing infrastructure, fully equipped laboratories and facilities, and up-to-date scientific and engineering software applications (SESA). They also have access to fully staffed and knowledgeable staff resources that can assist on a variety of topics.

High-Performance Computing

Science and engineering increasingly rely on numerical analysis and computational simulations to better understand the underlying details of complex phenomena. WPI researchers have access to an impressive array of high-performance computing resources, including robust Linux computer clusters, Linux computer nodes, and research Windows terminal servers. Knowledgeable staff help researchers make the most of WPI’s parallel-processing capabilities.