SOE Robotics Engineering Lab

Research & Innovation

Here, you'll have direct access to emerging ideas, innovations, scholarship, and research that are shaping the fields you're preparing to enter. The result: an inside perspective on your future profession.

Student Perspectives

I loved having the opportunity to do research, but also having the opportunity to research with a large medical device company—that’s something you don’t see quite often.
Shaylyn Westmoreland
Class of 2023 and 2024
Graduate | Biomedical Engineering
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Shaylyn Westmoreland smiles for a photo at an industry research conference.

Student Perspectives

My time at Widener was my very first interaction with chemical engineering and the medical side of things. I really like this and want to look into whether I can get a job in the future in this area.
Daniël van der Spoel
Class of 2024
Undergraduate | Computer Science
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Daniël van der Spoel

Student Perspectives

Before my summer research experience exploring hypersonic vehicles for space missions, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do. My research project opened me up to aerospace engineering.
Vinny Csercsevits
Class of 2025
Undergraduate | Mechanical Engineering
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Vinny Csercsevits

Student Perspectives

Speaking at TEDx has given me confidence to speak on large-scale social issues. I am thrilled I was able to bring awareness to human trafficking, and will devote my nursing practice to creating positive change that empowers survivors.
Natalie Sassi
Class of 2023
Undergraduate | Nursing
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Natalie Sassi poses in front the TEDxWidenerUniversity banner after giving a talk on stage.

Student Perspectives

“It has been a wonderful experience so far because of the support I received.”
Randy LeBar
Class of 2023
Graduate | Master of Social Work (Online)
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Randy LeBar leaning against a tree

Student Perspectives

Widener is definitely like a home away from home. I spend a lot of time here, so I’ve gotten used to the environment. It’s very comfortable and everyone here is really nice.
Dimple Gandevia
Class of 2023 & 2024
Undergraduate | Bachelor's in robotics engineering; master's in robotics engineering
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