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College Town: Shutdown could create science research backlog, T&G, Jan 9, 2019

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College Town: Shutdown could create science research backlog, T&G, Jan 9, 2019

There is good news and bad news about how the government shutdown is affecting supported research at area universities. The good news is that grant proposals can still be electronically submitted to closed federal agencies. The bad news is that there will be no one on the other end to review them. Such is the […]

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Building Advanced Manufacturing Communities

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Building Advanced Manufacturing Communities

Our Network @ Work Building Advanced Manufacturing Communities August 7, 2018 A Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) team visited the NIST headquarters of the Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office and shared their incredible history and journey.  WPI is a member of eight of the 14 Manufacturing USA® institutes, making it a crucial educational leader and force […]

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Keynote Speech @ Bridgeport University’s Faculty Research Day

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Keynote Speech @ Bridgeport University’s Faculty Research Day

“Keynote speaker Bogdan Vernescu, Ph.D., vice provost for research and professor of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, called upon faculty and student researchers to think creatively and work beyond disciplines to move “the rapidly changing world” forward.”   This year’s event was bigger than ever. For the first time ever, FRD featured an Undergraduate […]

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WPI, Army Researchers Highlight Soldier Science Projects

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WPI, Army Researchers Highlight Soldier Science Projects

WPI, Army Researchers Highlight Soldier Science Projects By Scott O’Connell Telegram & Gazette Staff Posted Feb 27, 2018 WORCESTER – From exoskeletons to fuel cells, WPI researchers are working on projects that could make a big difference for U.S. soldiers in the field, university officials said. On Monday, the school hosted a symposium on campus with the […]

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Finding New Ways to Increase Research

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Finding New Ways to Increase Research

Finding New Ways to Increase Research Opportunities Research Solutions Institute to assemble multidisciplinary teams to support faculty, find funding February 15, 2018 The Research Solutions Institute (RSI) at WPI is implementing new initiatives to bolster the university’s research and has brought on new professionals to help reach its goals. Bogdan Vernescu, vice provost for research […]

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Vernescu Named Trustee of Romanian-American Foundation

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Vernescu Named Trustee of Romanian-American Foundation

The Foundation’s mission to promote sustainable market economy, promote a democratic society for Romania.

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More US Funds Needed to Address Workforce Skills Gap

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More US Funds Needed to Address Workforce Skills Gap

A strong manufacturing ecosystem that includes manufacturing engineering education is critical to ensuring the future vitality and innovation of manufacturing initiatives in the US. So it was welcome news to learn that the DOD is developing a new manufacturing engineering education (MEE) grant program, authorized by Congress with initial funding of $10 million for fiscal […]

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WPI to Play Critical Role in National Manufacturing Initiative

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WPI to Play Critical Role in National Manufacturing Initiative

April 10, 2017 University is a participating member in eight Manufacturing USA institutes; Each institute to be awarded $70 million in federal funds, which must be matched with non-federal support Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) today announced it is now a member of eight far-reaching institutes that fall under a public-private partnership known as Manufacturing USA. The […]

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Bogdan Vernescu Appointed Vice Provost for Research

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Bogdan Vernescu Appointed Vice Provost for Research

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) today announced the appointment of Bogdan Vernescu, professor of mathematical sciences and former head of WPI’s Mathematical Sciences Department, as vice provost for research. Vernescu has held the position on an interim basis since October 2014. The vice provost for research (VPR) has overall responsibility for the operation and non-financial support of […]

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