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 […]
Rick Sisson, CHTE Director and WPI Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will chair Heat Treat 2015, which will be held October 20-22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Hall. The ASM Heat Treating Society and the American Gear Manufacturers Association are partnering to create a solid mix of education, technology, networking and exposition opportunities.
The ACRC/CHTE fall meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m., on Tuesday, December 2, in Odeum A of the WPI Campus Center with registration starting at 1:00 p.m. There will be a reception and dinner for all members and guests starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Higgins House. The General Meeting for both groups will continue […]
The ACRC/CHTE spring meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, June 3, in Odeum A of the WPI Campus Center with registration starting at 1:30 p.m. There will be a reception and dinner for all members and registered guests starting at 6:00 p.m. on the Higgins House lawn weather permitting. The General Meeting for […]
The Metal Processing Institute (MPI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is one of four core academic facilities comprising the American Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (LM3I), a new $148 million initiative recently announced by the White House that is aimed at helping to revitalize the nation’s manufacturing capabilities and competitiveness. LM3I is part […]
WPI is the lead institution on a $7.4 million, multi-university award from the U.S. Army. Richard Sisson, WPI professor and Director of the Center for Heat Treating Excellence, is the PI. Diran Apelian (WPI professor/Director of the Metal Processing Institute at WPI), Yan Wang (WPI professor/Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3)), Makhlouf Makhlouf (WPI […]
Richard Sisson, WPI Professor and Director of the Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE), has been chosen by The Purdue University, School of Materials Engineering as one of three Outstanding Materials Engineer award winners for 2014 for his work in applying fundamental science in transport phenomena, phase transformations, and phase equilibria to a wide range […]
Diran Apelian, WPI Professor and Director of the Metal Processing Institute (MPI), and four other ASM thought leaders were featured in the November-December 2013 issue of am&p (Advanced Materials & Processes), an ASM publication. The special roundtable focused on what the next 100 years of materials science and engineering might look like. Discussions revolved around […]
The 17th Arab International Aluminum Conference 2013 was held in Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, November 5-7, 2013. Diran Apelian, WPI Professor and Director of the Metal Processing Institute (MPI), presented Knowledge Creation and Innovation Through Partnerships and Collaboration. Arabal is the premier trade event for the Middle East’s aluminum industry.