This website is where you will find the most up-to-date information on who we are, what we are working on, what we have done, and how we did it. And how you can, too!


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Joining the lab

The COMET Lab is seeking new graduate students!
If you are interested in joining the lab, please email Prof. Fichera with your CV and a brief statement of what most interests you about our research. Prospective graduate students should apply through the WPI Robotics Engineering Graduate Program. In your statement of purpose, mention that you are interested in the COMET Lab and discuss how your research interests align with those of the lab. If you have a fellowship support, please be sure to mention it as well in the email.

Undergraduate Students
Current WPI undergraduate students with an interest in medical robotics are encouraged to contact Prof. Fichera directly by email or in person to talk about research ideas. There are a number of ways to get involved in our lab’s research, including MQPs, ISPs, etc.