STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Adele Burton & Thomas Strow Complete Intensive Research Projects At WPI

Below is an announcement from WPI via Merit:

WORCESTER, MA — At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue.

Adele Burton, of Wilmington, majoring in Mechanical Engineering, member of the class of 2022, completed the project titled Jiu Valley Sounds IQP with Berlin, Germany IQP.

Thomas Strow of Wilmington, majoring in Mathematical Sciences, member of the class of 2022, completed the project titled Treatment Access with Worcester Community Projec Center.

About Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WPI, a global leader in project-based learning, is a distinctive, top-tier technological university founded in 1865 on the principle that students learn most effectively by applying the theory learned in the classroom to the practice of solving real-world problems. Recognized by the National Academy of Engineering with the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education, WPI’s pioneering project-based curriculum engages undergraduates in solving important scientific, technological, and societal problems throughout their education and at more than 50 project centers around the world. WPI offers more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs across 17 academic departments in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts. Its faculty and students pursue groundbreaking research to meet ongoing challenges in health and biotechnology; robotics and the internet of things; advanced materials and manufacturing; cyber, data, and security systems; learning science; and more.

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