Converting Bamboo Into Fuel Mike Timko

Converting Bamboo Into Fuel

Researchers at WPI and around the globe has co-developed a process to convert bamboo into an ethanol fuel for powering cars and trucks.

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Sensor-Equipped Glove to Allow Remote Operation Sensor equipped hand

Sensor-Equipped Glove to Allow Remote Operation

WPI researchers are developing a soft, lightweight glove equipped with printed sensors and electronic circuits that will enable a user to tele-operate or train robotic systems.

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Director Named for the New Center for Well-Being Paula Fitzpatrick

Director Named for the New Center for Well-Being

Paula Fitzpatrick, PhD, joined WPI in February as the inaugural director of the new Center for Well-Being, which will provide wellness programming and support for the campus community.

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Sense of Place: A Visible Statement Diversity in STEM mural

Sense of Place: A Visible Statement

A mural celebrating diversity in STEM, a gift from the Class of 2021, was unveiled at Homecoming.

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The Father of Winglets: Richard T. Whitcomb, Class of 1943 Richard Witcomb in a wind tunnel

The Father of Winglets: Richard T. Whitcomb, Class of 1943

Research on birds led Richard T. Whitcomb ’43 to three major improvements to aeronautics, including the winglets you see on modern aircraft.

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Research Investigates Stress Fractures in Female Runners Stress fracture research

Research Investigates Stress Fractures in Female Runners

Researcher Karen Troy, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded a $462,645 grant by the National Institutes of Health to determine the role that muscle and bone strength play in stress fractures in the feet of female runners.

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