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Siamak Najafi

Siamak Mohammed Z. Najafi

Executive Director
Office: Higgins Laboratories, 234A
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5752
A WPI alumnus with his BS and MS in mechanical engineering, Sia provides vision and leadership in developing strategic plans and policies to guide and manage research computing infrastructure and support at WPI. Sia and his team support and manage research data and high-performance computer clusters to accommodate the expanding WPI research mission and meet federal guidelines for research data management. In addition, Sia acts as a liaison between the Information Technology (IT) and academic departments concerning IT planning, and support of academic and research missions. ... View Profile
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Adriana Hera

Adriana Hera

Senior Application Scientist
Office: Higgins Laboratories, Room 232
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5323
Adriana Hera is a senior scientific applications scientist in the Academic and Research Computing Support Group. She is in charge of developing training programs on scientific/engineering software applications to support the core academic undergraduate and graduate curriculum and research activity. She currently conducts training sessions on Matlab, Mathcad, Ansys, Labview, Comsol, and CES EduPack. Her research interests include structural health monitoring, structural vibrations, system identification, stochastic dynamic systems, and wavelets. ... View Profile
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Erica Stults

Erica S. Stults

Interim Director, Makerspace
Office: Higgins Laboratories, 232
A WPI alumnus with her BS, MS, and PhD in mechanical engineering, Erica Stults is an academic computing application scientist in the Academic and Research Computing Support Group. To support the core academic undergraduate and graduate curriculum and research activity she develops training programs on scientific/engineering software applications. She currently conducts training sessions on MatLab and Rapid Prototyping (including 3D Printing), as well as providing consultation for CAD and Rapid Prototyping. ... View Profile
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Ermal Toto

Research Data Scientist
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6754