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Welcome!

Filed in Announcements by on March 28, 2017 0 Comments
Welcome!

Welcome to Catalyst, WPI Corporate & Professional Education’s blog for engineers and working professionals in pursuit of advanced education. It’s our mission at WPI CPE to help working professionals reach their educational and career goals. We hope you enjoy this resource as much as we enjoy sharing it with you. Happy reading! And be sure to subscribe to Catalyst so you […]

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The Top Job of 2019 is…

The Top Job of 2019 is…

One of the most in-demand jobs of 2019 is Data Scientist, and there’s no wonder! In an age when data is gathered from just about every interaction we have with technology, knowing how to store, read, and interpret Big Data are invaluable skills to have. Check out this infographic to learn just how important, and […]

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NEW VIDEO: “Ghosted”

Filed in Lifelong Learning, Videos by on October 29, 2019 0 Comments
NEW VIDEO: “Ghosted”

Just in time for Halloween: a fun new video about trying something new, no matter how old…or dead…you are. “GHOSTED: An Office Haunting”   Lifelong learning doesn’t have to be scary.  WPI can help you navigate a fright-free path to your education. Contact us for more information about our graduate & professional development programs.   […]

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Fighting Climate Change: Massachusetts Task Force Enlists WPI CPE Expert

Fighting Climate Change: Massachusetts Task Force Enlists WPI CPE Expert

One of WPI’s resident experts in renewable energy and power systems will join a brand-new, statewide environmental task force in Massachusetts. The goal: reduce greenhouse emissions drastically by 2050 to combat climate change. According to a WPI release, Michael Ahern, Director of WPI’s Power Systems programs, “has accepted the invitation of state Secretary of Energy […]

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3 Hot Careers in Civil Engineering

3 Hot Careers in Civil Engineering

You’ve earned your bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering…now what? Here are 3 career paths to explore that leverage your current knowledge. October is Fire Prevention Month! WPI will be at SFPE 2019 (Oct. 13-15) to talk about our suite of programs in Fire Protection Engineering (available online & on campus!). We hope to see you there. […]

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3 Hot Careers in Chemical Engineering

3 Hot Careers in Chemical Engineering

You’ve earned your bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering…now what? Here are 3 career paths to explore that leverage your current knowledge. October is Fire Prevention Month! WPI will be at SFPE 2019 (Oct. 13-15) to talk about our suite of programs in Fire Protection Engineering (available online & on campus!). We hope to see you there.     ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst

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3 Hot Careers in Architectural Engineering

3 Hot Careers in Architectural Engineering

You’ve earned your bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering…now what? Here are 3 career paths to explore that leverage your current knowledge. October is Fire Prevention Month! WPI will be at SFPE 2019 (Oct. 13-15) to talk about our suite of programs in Fire Protection Engineering (available online & on campus!). We hope to see you there. […]

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Giving Back While Moving Forward – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

Filed in Gateway Scholar Spotlight, Our Students by on September 27, 2019 0 Comments
Giving Back While Moving Forward – Gateway Scholar Spotlight

This interview is part of the Gateway Scholar Spotlight Series. WPI Online’s Gateway Scholarship is awarded annually to 5 of our online, part-time graduate students. This series introduces you to the scholarship winners: working professionals who are pursuing their educational goals through WPI Online while juggling career, family, and more. 2019 Gateway Scholarship winner Xiaolin Zhen’s […]

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ARTICLE: “Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on HR and Recruiting”

Filed in Our Faculty, Power Systems by on September 11, 2019 0 Comments
ARTICLE: “Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on HR and Recruiting”

Distributed Energy Resources, or DER, are renewable power sources and storage: wind turbines, solar panels, and batteries. These innovations are in demand today, and often subsidized by the government because of their limited environmental impact compared to fossil fuels. But with this new frontier of power comes a wave of new complexities to tackle, and […]

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The Future of Biotech Comes to WPI

Filed in BETC, Biotechnology, Professional Development by on August 23, 2019 0 Comments
The Future of Biotech Comes to WPI

This summer, WPI’s Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center (BETC) hosted a truly incredible young intern named Evelyn, who loves cell culture and is part of the first generation in her family on track to pursue higher education. Read all about Evelyn on the BETC’s Blog.  ♥ Love this post? Subscribe to Catalyst

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ARTICLE: “Top 7 Issues Facing Power Grid Modernization”

Filed in Energy Symposium, Our Faculty, Power Systems by on July 30, 2019 0 Comments
ARTICLE: “Top 7 Issues Facing Power Grid Modernization”

Electric power delivery is an ever-changing science, and there’s no sign of that changing. As demand grows worldwide for the use of electricity, the technical complexity and security of power grids become more and more important. How can we modernize the grid to ensure it keeps pace with the evolving needs and challenges that lie […]

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