MPI student Mei Yang received the 2012 HTS/Bodycote Best Paper in Heat Treating Award for her paper, “Modeling the Nitriding Process of Steels.” This award, established in 1997 by the ASM Heat Treating Society, recognizes a paper that represents advancement in heat treating technology, or promotes heat treating in some substantial way or represents a […]
Haiyang Zou has been named Graduate Project Winner in the 2012 WPI Sustainability Project Poster Competition. Haiyang project, Development of a Recycling Process for Li-Ion Batteries, was advised by Professor Wang of Mechanical Engineering and a CR3 research professor.
WPI’s Great Problems Seminar has been selected for inclusion in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Real World Engineering Education publication. NAE invited nominations of engineering or engineering technology programs that have successfully infused real world experiences into their undergraduate program. The goal of the project is to highlight effective methods of infusing real world […]
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Corporate and Professional Education (CPE) division partners with industry to create customized educational solutions focused around emerging technologies in manufacturing and materials engineering. CPE works with industry leaders to identify an organization’s training needs, establish learning objectives and create customized educational solutions. These programs enable working professionals to continue developing their technical […]
Join us for the 2012 Spring Meeting of CR3 May 15 and 16 at WPI. The meeting is open to all members and interested guests. All guests will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending the meeting. The agenda for both days can be found here. We are introducing a new meeting […]
MPI Director, Diran Apelian is featured in the April 2012 special issue of MRS Bulletin. His articles deal with materials science and engineering’s role in sustainable development and teaching sustainability: Materials science and engineering’s pivotal role in sustainable development for the 21st century Teaching sustainable development in materials science and engineering
Chen Dai, MPI student, presented her master thesis, “Reuse of Aluminum Dross as Engineered Products,” at TMS 2012 this month in Florida. The objective of her thesis, which is also one of the completed projects in CR3, is to eliminate “refurbishing the waste“, by utilizing the dross in a natural cycle (closed loop) as an […]
Chang Kai (Lance) Wu, Research Assistant at MPI presented his paper, “A Mathematical Model and Computer Simulations for Predicting the Response of Aluminum Casting Alloys to Heat Treatment,” at TMS 2012 in Florida this month. He reported on his team’s efforts to develop a mathematical model and the necessary material database that allow predicting physical […]
MPI faculty and students attended and presented at TMS 2012 in Orlando, FL last week. Pictured: Richard Sisson, Diran Apelian, Diana Lados, Anastasios Gavras, Xiang Chen, Chen Dai, Ning Sun, Yingying Wei, Mei Yang Danielle Belsito, Lance Wu, and Andrew Biro.