First Year Engineering News

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Oct 25, 2021

ASEE-NE2021 Conference

The American Society for Engineering Education Northeast Chair Teaching Professor Bala Maheswaran led and helped organize the 2021 ASEE-NE in-person conference at WPI from October 21st to 23rd, which was very successful in the pandemic era.  

professor in classroom with students at tables with masks on

Mar 25, 2021

Dealing with the Stress of the Pandemic

To help deal with the stress of the pandemic, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Engineering Susan Freeman starts each of her classes with a few moments of meditation and laughter.

five student certificates from ASEE

Oct 22, 2020

Engineering Students published and presented at the 2020 ASEE-NE Virtual Conference

Engineering students, under the supervision of Teaching Professor Bala Maheswaran, published and presented five papers at the American Society of Engineering Education–Northeast Section Virtual Conference. The paper on “OSCILLUS: Harnessing Wave Energy” won first place.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

ASEE student paper award certificate

Jul 06, 2020

COE Students Win 2020 ASEE Student Paper Award

Engineering students Cailey Denoncourt, BSBioE’23, and Liza Russell, BSME’23, received the student paper award for their paper titled,” Navigating and Energy Generating Insole: Vibrating Walking Directions” at the ASEE 2020 Virtual Conference.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 01, 2020

COE Presents at the 2020 ASEE’S Virtual Conference

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students, published and presented virtual papers at the American Society for Engineering Education – Virtual National conference.

Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

cover of Essentials of Civil Engeering Materials

Feb 10, 2020

Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials

CEE Associate Teaching Professor Kathryn E. Schulte Grahame, Assistant Teaching Professor Craig M. Shillaber, and Associate Professor Matthew J. Eckelman published the book “Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Students jumping in front of Tesla building

Oct 23, 2019

Dialogue of Civilization 2019 – Silicon Valley

Professor Bala Maheswaran led a group of students on a five-week-long Dia­logue of Civilization program, titled, “Technical Innovation and Product Prototyping” in Silicon Valley, San Jose.

Aug 05, 2019

Students Learn Materials Science in Mayan Mesoamerica

First Year Engineering Associate Teaching Professor Joshua Hertz led a group of students on a new Dialogue of Civilizations trip to Belize, where they explored how ancient civilizations produced materials.

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering