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Local Students at WPI Finish Research Projects

December 30, 2018

WORCESTER -- Several local residents are among students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who recently completed intense, hands-on research projects.

Nicole Barrett of Chelmsford, a junior majoring in Civil Engineering, and Deanna Lauro of Billerica, a junior majoring in Chemical Engineering, were members of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Namibia titled “Improving the Basic Science Course at the Namibia University of Science and Technology.”

Griffin Bishop of Carlisle, a junior majoring in Computer Science, was a member of a team that recently completed a project in Switzerland titled “Deep Learning for Data Privacy Classification.”

Carlisle Ferguson of Harvard, a junior majoring in Biomedical Engineering, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Zurich titled “Improving Medical Research Data Management at UniversitatsSpital Zurich.”

Eleanor Foltan of Nashua, N.H., a junior majoring in Computer Science, and Cole Winsor of Boxboro, a junior majoring in Robotics Engineering, were members of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Denmark titled “Island Living in a Global Age: A Community Organization for Engaging and Networking Rural Youth on the Danish Island of Mon.”

Jennifer Gomes of Dracut, a junior majoring in Biomedical Engineering, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Zurich titled “Opening Doors to History: Improving the Self-Guided Tour Experience at the Grabser Muhlbach.”

Mitchell Holman of Westford, a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Denmark “Protecting Danish Consumers From the Hazards of Payday Loans.”

Matthew Jankowski of Burlington, a junior majoring in biology and Biotechnology, was a member of a student team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Namibia titled “Assessing STEM Education in Namibia: focusing on the primary level.”

Anna Matsco of Windham, N.H., a junior majoring in Industrial Engineering, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Panama City, Panama, titled “Sustainable Water Management in San Miguel.”

James McClung of Bedford, a junior majoring in Physics and Mathematical Sciences, was a member of a student team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Iceland titled “Perceptions of Climate Change in Iceland.”

Leah Mitchell of Groton, a junior majoring in Mathematical Sciences, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Warstein, Germany, titled “Assessing Refugee Integration in Warstein, Germany.”

Alissa Ostapenko of Boxboro, a junior majoring in Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Iceland titled “Investigating the Feasibility of a Project Center in Iceland.”

Caleb Wagner of Nashua, N.H., a junior majoring in Robotics Engineering and Computer Science, was a member of a team that completed a project through the WPI project center in Denmark titled “The Role of Technology in Facilitating Community Action: Promoting Sustainable Development.”

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