IGERT prof. Qi Wen CoPI on recent award from the NSF

August 25, 2014

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IGERT prof. Qi Wen CoPI on recent award from the NSF

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Physic professor Qi Wen (CoPI) together with (PI) prof. Yuxiang Liu, from mechanical engineering, were recently awarded nearly $450,000 by the National Science Foundation over a period of 3 years.  Tissue cells live in a nonlinear and heterogeneous three-dimensional (3D) environment. However, existing techniques for cell mechanics studies only work in uniform media and mostly on […]

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August 14, 2014

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Professor Frank Hoy on Fox 25 news

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  Prof. Frank Hoy was interviewed by Fox 25 Boston on Wednesday, August 13th in regards to the Market Basket situation.   http://www.myfoxboston.com/clip/10467841/business-professor-discusses-friday-deadline-for-protesting-market-basket-employees  

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August 5, 2014

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Lindsay Lozeau enjoys summer internship at TEI Biosciences

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Lindsay Lozeau enjoys summer internship at TEI Biosciences

Lindsay Lozeau is enjoying her internship at TEI Biosciences, where she is challenged every day. She is learning CLSI standard and ASTM standardized testing methods and has even established her own assays to study particular things on the products. Lindsay has also been involved with a variety of projects, small animal surgeries, some colorimetric assays, […]

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July 15, 2014

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IGERT fellow spends the summer at University of Bath, England

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IGERT fellow spends the summer at University of Bath, England

Second year IGERT fellow, Katrina Hansen is spending the summer setting up new collaborations at the University of Bath in Bath, England.  She is working in the lab of Dr. Marianne Ellis alongside Dr. Ellis’ graduate student Sam Acott, who visited the Gaudette lab last year.  Katrina is focusing on comparing cell seeding parameters on […]

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June 30, 2014

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IGERT research is hands on at WPI’S TouchTomorrow Event

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IGERT research is hands on at WPI’S TouchTomorrow Event

At WPI’s Touch Tomorrow Festival held on June 14th in conjunction with a NASA Centennial Challenge, the public had a chance to see some of the exciting research being conducted by Prof. Greg Fischer. Prof. Fischer’s student, IGERT fellow Chris Nyzc, was on hand to demonstrate the robotic rehabilitation glove. This wearable device uses cables to […]

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June 16, 2014

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Professor Terri Camesano will be WPI’s new Dean of Graduate Studies

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Professor Terri Camesano will be WPI’s new Dean of Graduate Studies

Prof. Terri Camesano will assume the position of Dean of Graduate Studies, effective July 1, 2014. Prof. Camesano is recognized by experts in her field and faculty colleagues and students across the WPI campus. She has built a stellar record as a highly productive and successful researcher. Prof. Camesano has been an outspoken and engaged […]

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May 20, 2014

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Terri Camesano Receives 2014 Chairman’s Exemplary Faculty Prize at WPI Commencement

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Terri Camesano Receives 2014 Chairman’s Exemplary Faculty Prize at WPI Commencement

Terri Camesano, professor of chemical engineering and assistant dean of engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), received the 2014 Chairman’s Exemplary Faculty Prize during the university’s 146th Commencement exercises on May 17, 2014. The tradition of awarding the prize, which honors WPI faculty members for overall excellence, was established in 2007 through the personal philanthropy […]

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May 8, 2014

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Lindsay Lozeau Presented at the In Great Company Event

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Lindsay Lozeau Presented at the In Great Company Event

On May 1, 2014, there were over 100 corporate partners at the In Great Company Event organized by the Dean’s office, with the keynote speaker from Raytheon.  Lindsay conversed with representatives from simplex Grinnell, stantec and Tyco. Lindsay was one of four graduate students presenting her poster from the Engineering Department. Lindsay felt this was […]

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May 5, 2014

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i3 competition winners invited to present at WPI’s Tech Advisors Network

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i3 competition winners invited to present at WPI’s Tech Advisors Network

Lindsay Lozeau and Sarah Hernandez, who earlier in April won WPI’s i3 competition, were invited to present at the Tech Advisors Network (TAN) on April 30th.  TAN is a virtual incubator comprising about 40 entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders who advise and support students and faculty who hope to turn ideas and research into commercial […]

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May 2, 2014

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Sigma Xi Awards Membership to Sarah Hernandez and Lindsay Lozeau

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Sigma Xi Awards Membership to Sarah Hernandez and Lindsay Lozeau

On April 29th, Sigma Xi held its induction ceremony at the Goat’s Head restaurant.  Interim President Ryan gave the keynote speech where Sarah Hernandez and Lindsay Lozeau were nominated for a full year of free membership because of their success in the i3 competition. Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific […]

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