WPI Awarded 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced that WPI is being recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in engineering education – the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education. NAE bestowed this $500,000 prize to WPI for its project-based engineering curriculum developing leadership, innovative problem solving, interdisciplinary collaboration […]

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Zhang Wins 2015 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper Award

Lei Zhang, WPI graduate student and CHTE researcher, won the prestigious 2015 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper Award which was presented at ASM’s Heat Treating Conference and Exposition October 20-22, 2015 in Detroit for his research on Enhancement of Carbonitride Tool© – Retained Austenite and Microhardness Prediction. The award, established in 1997 by the ASM Heat Treating […]

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New Roadmap Outlines Strategy to Advance Development and Implementation of Thermal Manufacturing Technologies in the Next Five Years

Cross-industry Consortium Leads the Way to Advanced Thermal Manufacturing Worcester, Mass. and Materials Park, OH (September 22, 2015) – A new roadmap released Tuesday outlines a near-term strategy for the accelerated development and implementation of advanced technologies across the many industries that rely on thermal manufacturing, which collectively employ more than 5.4 million people and […]

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Brajendra Mishra Appointed Associate Director of MPI

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) today announced that Brajendra Mishra, PhD, has been appointed associate director of the university’s Metal Processing Institute (MPI). Mishra, who will also serve as Kenneth G. Merriam Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will join the WPI faculty in August. As associate director of the MPI, Mishra will help oversee the largest industry-university […]

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WPI Research Led by Diran Apelian Featured in Computerworld

A research collaboration between WPI, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Viridis 3D LLC is featured in a Computerworld article: Researcher works to make 3D-printed metals stronger, customizable.  The research explores the use of semi-solid metals, instead of powdered metals, in additive manufacturing.  The intent behind the work is to give manufacturers more metals to work with and ultimately […]

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