Marion H. Emmert and H. M. Dhammika Bandara, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, with support from the Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling (CR3), have developed a novel method to separate rare earth elements, specifically Neodymium and Dysprosium, from the magnets they are used in to enable straightforward and efficient recycling. The technology has the […]
Diran Apelian, CR3 Director, will be the recipient of the 2015 Joan Hodges Queneau Palladium Medal. AAES will present this award at a banquet in DC on April 20, 2015.
CR3 is pleased to announce that DNV GL of Norway and STEINERT of Germany have joined our organization. Both are global leaders in sustainability initiatives. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil, gas and energy industries. It operates in more that 100 countries […]
CR3 and WPI student Sean Kelly received the Steven Harmon Memorial Scholarship. NADCA established the Steven J. Harmon Scholarship Program in 2005 by family members of Twin City Die Castings Company as a memorial to the company’s long-time leader and President, Steve Harmon. The scholarship is in recognition of Steve’s 29 years of service to […]
CR3 Associate Director, Brajendra Mishra, was awarded Best Presentation at the annual World Resources Forum. His presentation and paper was titled Recycling Industries and Cities.
Yan Wang, WPI and CR3 professor, and his colleague Dr. Qiang Wang, received the Kalenian Award for their work on researching a novel low temperature method to produce iron and steel while producing less greenhouse gases. The Kalenian Award is given in honor of the late Aram Kalenian ’33, an inventor and founder of Vee Arc […]
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 […]
Brajendra Mishra, CR3 co-Director, has been selected by the 2013 President of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical & Petroleum Engineers (AIME), Dale Heinz, and the AIME Board as the 2015 Presidential Citation recipient of AIME. He was selected for “being the champion of cross-disciplinary efforts in the areas of sustainability and carbon management, and […]
CR3 welcomes our newest member – Advanced Mineral Recovery Technologies Limited (AMRT Ltd.). AMRT Ltd. provides an innovative, economic solution to environmental challenges posed by waste from mining and smelting of metals. The patent-pending AMRT Process is able to recover valuable metals from materials that are currently dumped.