EDISON, NJ - Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Lorenzo Lopez of Edison, N.J., a member of the class of 2022 majoring in computer science, was named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the fall 2019 semester.

A total of 1,678 undergraduate students achieved the criteria required for WPI's fall 2019 Dean's List. 

"WPI's academic programs are rigorous and require a level of independence beyond what is required in traditional courses. WPI students go beyond the classroom to work on open-ended problems in and for communities around the world. The problems are important and the impact is real" said dean of undergraduate studies Arthur C. Heinricher. "Some of this nation's best and brightest students come to WPI to study engineering and science and business and the humanities. Those named to the Dean's List have excelled in all of their work, and we are exceptionally proud of these outstanding students."