Welcome to WILab!

The Wireless Innovation Laboratory (WILab) is an internationally renowned research facility founded in July 2007 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute that performs cutting-edge fundamental and applied research solving challenging technical problems across a wide range of wireless communications and networking topics.

  • WILab team at 2018 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference in Chicago, IL, USA.

Our Mission

  • To conduct both fundamental and applied research as well as construct proof-of-concept prototypes
  • To educate and mentor the next generation of innovators and technological leaders
  • To find solutions to technological challenges that are relevant to today’s society and of interest to the nation

Our Core Competencies

WILab possesses in-house expertise and facilities to conduct cutting-edge research across a wide range of wireless communications and networking applications, including the following:

  • 5G Communications and Networking
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Machine Learning for Wireless Communications
  • Satellite and Space Communications
  • Software-Defined Radio Prototyping, Test-Beds, and Experimentation

Our Sponsors

WI Lab has had extensive experience working with industry and government sponsors on both fundamental and applied research projects, yielding successful outcomes that often exceed the expected value-add these projects bring to the sponsors. Several of our current and previous sponsors include the following organizations:

Want to know more about how WILab can help you? Please send us an email at alexw@WPI.EDU for more information about potential research sponsorship.