Founded in 1865, Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts which focuses on research and instruction of technology, engineering, and applied sciences. Students at WPI have a project-focused curriculum that emphasizes theory as well as practical engineering experiences. WPI’s Robotics Engineering program is one of the first undergraduate programs that offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Robotics Engineering.




CTR_LogoOnWhiteCross The Road Electronics

Cross The Road Electronics was founded in 2006 to provide robust, embedded solutions for robotics controls applications. Their products are durable and cost effective control systems to be applied on various different software and hardware applications, such as the Talon SRX motor controller for FIRST Robotics.



Anderson Power Products

Anderson Power Products is an international leader in high power interconnect solutions, being used around the world in several different markets from Telecommunications to Alternative Energy. APP offers a range of connects to meet power, signal and ground needs in various different settings and applications.



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Boomer’s  Pizzeria provides a range of sandwiches, pizzas, pastas and salads right on Highland street in Worcester. Info and ordering available at http://www.boomerspizzeria.com/



Boynton Tavern and Spirits has been a popular restaurant of choice for the WPI community, as well as the general neighborhood population. Founded in the 1930s and named after one of WPI’s founders John Boynton, the restaurant offers a wide variety of good foods at great prices.



MEmIerGFPanera Bread

Panera Bread is cafe that sells a wide range of items, including bread, soup, and salad. For more information click the link below.



2ovens_logoTwo Ovens

Two ovens is a restaurant located in Shrewsbury specializing in brick oven foods, particularly pizza.



1394556067Thai Time

Thai Time is a restaurant that sells Thai food. It is located in Worcester on Highland Street. It has a wide range of dishes, including appetizers, soups, noodle and rice dishes, chicken, pork, seafood, and vegetarian dishes.




Sahara is a restaurant specializing in Arab food. Some examples of the types of food it sells include appetizers, sandwiches, soups, and different entrees.