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Modern Universities and Engineers and Sustainable Development

At the conference, Sustainable Development for the 21st Century: The Role of the Modern University held September 26, 2012 at UC Davis, Diran Apelian—Director of the Metal Processing Institute at WPI and Distinguished Visiting Professor at UC Davis — opened the conference with a presentation on the Responsibilities of the Engineer for the 21st Century: […]

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CR3 Fall Meetings October 3-4

Join us for the 2012 Fall Meetings of CR3 on October 3 and 4 at K.U. Leuven, Belgium.  An optional visit to UMICORE is planned for Friday, October 5.  The meeting is open to all members and interested guests.  Guests will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending the meeting. The agenda […]

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Sustainability Research at the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling

CR3 faculty and students from WPI, CSM, and K.U. Leuven are researching and working on a variety of interesting projects (precompetitive and fundamental) funded by industry members and NSF.  The Center performs basic and developmental research relevant to the industry.  This academic year, research will be conducted on the following CR3 projects: Accurate and Precise […]

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New Research at the Center for Heat Treating Excellence

CHTE faculty and students are researching and working on a variety of interesting projects (precompetitive and fundamental) funded by industry members and the US Army.  The Center performs basic and developmental research relevant to the industry.  This academic year, research will be conducted on the following CHTE projects: Alloy Life Improvement Atmosphere vs. Vacuum Carburizing […]

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New Research at the Advanced Casting Research Center

ACRC faculty and students are researching and working on a variety of interesting projects (precompetitive and fundamental) funded by industry members and the DOE and US Army.  The Center performs basic and developmental research relevant to the industry.  This academic year, research will be conducted on the following ACRC projects: Alternate Eutectic Systems for Aluminum […]

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New Academic Year, New Students for ACRC, CHTE, CR3

This academic year brings many new students to the MPI centers at WPI – ACRC, CHTE, and CR3.  Returning students, along with MPI faculty and staff, welcomed the new students during a kick-off meeting and luncheon led by Diran Apelian, Director of MPI. Students working in ACRC research are Cecilia Borgonovo, Yang Yang Fan, Shaymus […]

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ASM Hosts 7th Materials Experience at WPI

On May 7, 2012, ASM International hosted the 7th annual ASM Materials Experience at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Open to high school sophomores and juniors throughout New England, the camp demonstrated first-hand the interesting problems and challenges that engineers face every day, and what makes engineering an exciting profession. According to ASM, “the day was launched […]

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The Ellingham Diagram as a Heat-Treater’s Tool

Mike Stempo, P.E., Air Liquid Industrial U.S. LP and a member of CHTE, demonstrates the usefulness of the Ellingham Diagram as a heat-treater’s tool in The Ellingham Diagram: How to Use it in Heat-Treat-Process Atmosphere Troubleshooting, as featured recently in Industrial Heating.   Mike steps through the Ellingham diagram to set up and make clearer how […]

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News Reporters Interview Yan Wang

WPI and CR3 Professor Yan Wang was recently interviewed by a local magazine – Worcester Mag.  In the article, Two Minutes With…Yan Wang, Yan answers reporters questions about teaching, the Catalyst Award, and clean energy.

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