Awards and Honors

Xuanya “Bill” Zhang Takes 2nd Place in IIE Student Technical Paper Competition

June 12, 2012

Zhang’s paper, “A Feasibility Study of Biodiesel Plant in Cartago, Costa Rica,” was an Interactive Qualifying Project report conducted at the Costa Rica IQP Project Center, and was one of 10 papers from 10 IIE chapters across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America.

ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Military Officers

May 12, 2012

Prior to swearing the cadets to their oath of office, commissioning officer Maj. Gen. Timothy P. McHale told the 19 men and three women that they would be called upon in their military service to make important, even life-and-death decisions that would affect the soldiers, sailors and airmen under their command.

Melanie Laberge Wins Elaine Cencak Memorial Scholarship

May 09, 2012

Melanie Laberge has a dual major in Professional Writing and Chemical Engineering, with a career goal of obtaining a position communicating the specialized knowledge of chemical engineering to both specialized and non-specialized audiences.

Three Graduate Students Emerge Victorious in i3: Investing in Ideas with Impact Presentation Competition

April 26, 2012

They didn’t make it easy for the judges. The 11 graduate students who took to the podium on Monday, April 23, 2012, to make their pitches at i3: Investing in Ideas with Impact delivered their innovative concepts with poise, passion, and professionalism (but without PowerPoint or props). The ideas themselves were fascinating, and each its […]

Joint Army/Air Force ROTC Awards Ceremony

April 18, 2012

During the ceremony in Alden Hall, numerous awards were presented to the Army ROTC Bay State Battalion’s cadets.

Outstanding Graduate Researchers Recognized at GRAD 2012

March 30, 2012

More than 200 master’s and PhD students filled the Campus Center Odeum and the Great Hall of Alden Memorial to share their ongoing research with the WPI community, explaining the why, the how, the what, and the where of their exciting work.

Danielle Antonellis Named Among 15 Most Promising Engineering Students in U.S.

March 12, 2012

Antonellis was recognized by the National Engineers Week Foundation and its partner, the American Society of Civil Engineers, through its first annual New Faces of Engineering – College Edition.

Class of 2014 Charles O. Thompson ‘Outstanding Member’ Announced

May 26, 2011

Jose Luis Ortiz Rosero has been designated as the Outstanding Member of the Class of 2014, while students Taymon Beal, Joon-Ho Lee, and Sylvia Parol received honorable mentions.

Recent WPI Graduate Receives Howe-Walker Award

May 24, 2011

Richard L. Emberley ‘11 received the Howe-Walker Award on April 4 at the annual “Student Night” of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  The award recognizes outstanding members of ASCE Student Chapters/Clubs within the BSCES area. Winners receive a cash prize consisting of the amount […]

Memorial Service to Be Held in Honor of Jonathan Douglas Rowell ’11

May 10, 2011

A memorial service for the late Jonathan “Jon” Douglas Rowell ’11 will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in Higgins House.  Jon, a WPI senior majoring in management, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, after being rushed from his off-campus apartment to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester. The Senior Class will honor Rowell by dedicating a […]

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