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Sara Wadia-Fascetti


Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Condition assessment methodologies for infrastructure systems; life cycle and life span analysis; structural and earthquake engineering uncertainty

Rachel Walsh


Associate Co-op Coordinator, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kai-Tak Wan


Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Cellular biomechanics; water filtration; thin film adhesion and characterization; subsurface mechano-sensing; shell adhesion; fundamental intersurface forces

Ming L. Wang


COE Distinguished Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Network-wide pavement and bridge deck inspections: sensor technology for infrastructure; saliva-based sensor technology for disease diagnosis and monitoring; structural health monitoring for bridges; subsurface fault detection using air-coupled GPR systems

Qi “Ryan” Wang


Assistant Professor, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban and social resilience; geo-social networking; coupled, human-natural systems, natural disaster response and evacuation; urban computing

Sherry Wang


Academic Advisor (Student Last Names S-Z), 
Graduate School of Engineering

Supporting Boston-based students in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and Interdisciplinary

Yanzhi Wang


Assistant Professor, 
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Energy-efficient and high-performance implementations of deep learning and artificial intelligence systems; neuromorphic computing and non-von Neumann computing paradigms; cyber-security in deep learning systems; emerging deep learning algorithms/systems such as Bayesian neural networks, generative adversarial networks (GANs) and deep reinforcement learning

Meni Wanunu


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

development of next-generation DNA and RNA sequencing methods; nanopores as molecular sensors; bioinspired sustainability solutions; optical and electrical analysis of biomolecular systems; electron microscopy and electron-beam shaping of nanomaterials

Rebecca Webb


Assistant Co-op Coordinator, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Thomas J. Webster


Professor, Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering, 
Chemical Engineering

design, synthesis, and evaluation of nanomaterials for various medical applications, including self-assembled chemistries, nanoparticles, nanotubes, and nanostructured surfaces

Irvine W. Wei


Professor Emeritus, 
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ozonation & Chlorination of Water, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Chemical Precipitation & Coagulation, Kinetics & Mechanism of Chemical Processes

Richard West


Associate Professor & Associate Chair of Graduate Studies, 
Chemical Engineering

development of detailed microkinetic models for complex reacting systems; automating the discovery and calculation of reaction pathways; heterogeneous catalysis

Richard Whalen


Interim Director & Teaching Professor, 
First Year Engineering Program

Engineering Education, Microscale Heat Transfer

Kelly White


Business Manager, 
Chemical Engineering

Paul Whitford


Affiliated Faculty, 
Bioengineering

dynamics of large-scale molecular machines, working to identify the physical principles that guide biomolecular dynamics, using molecular simulation approaches to interpret experimental data from a wide range of techniques, including biochemical, small-angle X-ray scattering and cryogenic electron microscopy

John “Peter” Whitney


Assistant Professor, 
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Human-safe robots, medical robotics, soft robotics and soft material manufacturing, MEMS, microrobotics, bio-inspired design, flapping aerodynamics and insect flight

Ronald J. Willey


Professor & Interim Chair, 
Chemical Engineering

Process safety and catalysis (industrial)

Monica Wing


Senior Grants Administrator, 
Administrative Resource Center

Benjamin Woolston


Assistant Professor, 
Chemical Engineering

Metabolic engineering and synthetic biology for sustainable biochemical production and human health.