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Chloe Adler-Mandile '20

BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering

For Chloe, WPI has been an enlightening experience. “Hands-on experience is the best,” she says, “being able to work in the labs and actually see things work as they’re supposed to. All of the professors are very smart and helpful.”

Through WPI’s Global Projects Program, which offers students the opportunity to conduct their research and projects at one of our 50+ global projects sites, Chloe had the unique opportunity of completing her Interactive Qualifying Project entitled, "Developing a Reinvestment System for Sustainable Initiatives," by creating a business plan for a cargo company in Monteverde, Costa Rica. For her Major Qualifying Project, Chloe has proudly designed a self-playing bass guitar circuit board designed for people with Muscular Dystrophy. The project entitled “Assistive Bass Guitar” has been extremely rewarding.

WPI has also allowed Chloe to grow and find her own voice in a male-dominated field. As a new student, Chloe found it challenging to speak up with an idea and found it hard to be heard sometimes. Supportive faculty, such as Professor Ulkuhan Guler, has been a big help in guiding her through her WPI career and opening up. As a woman, she says, “it’s important to take ownership for the work you’ve done and speaking up for yourself.” Chloe has a bright future ahead. She has been offered a job at Allegro and will be specializing in drivers and analog integrated circuits.

chloe adler-mandile

Billerica, MA

Faculty Mentor

Sergey Makarov

  • Robert H. Grant Invention Award-honorable mention
  • Dean’s List
  • Philosophy Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
It’s important to take ownership for the work you’ve done and speaking up for yourself.

Cook myself a nice breakfast and put on a pot of coffee to bring to campus. Breakfast helps me stay focused throughout the day.


MQP Meeting to discuss progress. I work on my printed circuit board design – something I’ve always wanted to do!


Get a Smoothie from Planet Smoothie and find a quiet place to do homework – there are so many nice spots on campus!


Meet with graduate class team to work on the design of our analog IC project. Group work is fun. Especially with friends.