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Richard Sisson Selected as Outstanding Materials Engineer by Purdue University

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 […]

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NADCA Scholarship Awarded to Shaymus Hudson

Shaymus Hudson, a PhD student at WPI and the Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC), has won the impressive Steven Harmon Scholarship.  The scholarship was established in 2005 by family members of Twin City Die Castings Company as a memorial to the company’s long-time leader and President.  The scholarship is administered by NADCA, the organization committed […]

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ASM Roundtable Features Diran Apelian

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 […]

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Diran Apelian Keynote Speaker at ARABAL

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.

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ACRC and CHTE Fall Meetings December 10-11

Join us for the 2013 Fall Meetings of ACRC and CHTE at 1:30pm on December 10 at WPI followed by a dinner reception at the Worcester Art Museum.  The general meetings for both groups will continue on December 12 beginning at 8:00am.  Click on the following respective center hotlinks for the agenda and registration form […]

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CHTE Featured in Debut Issue of HTPro

HTPro, the official newsletter of the ASM Heat Treating Society (HTS), focuses on heat treating technology, processes, materials, equipment, and HTS news and initiatives.  In its first quarterly supplement, HTPro featured the Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the article The Center for Heat Treating Excellence Joins Industry with Academia […]

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WPI Awarded NSF Grant to Develop a Closed Loop Industrial Recycling Method for the End-of-life Li-ion Batteries

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will collaborate with wTe Corporation to develop a novel lithium ion (Li-ion) battery recycling process that aims to create a closed loop industrial recycling method for the end-of-life Li-ion batteries.  The process will combine the WPI hydrometallurgical process and wTe sensor-based technology, which enables the transformation of on-going laboratory research to […]

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CR3 Announces Meeting Dates for 2014

Plan to join us for the 2014 meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on April 29-30 and October 14-15.  Both meetings will take place at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA.  The meetings are open to all members and interested guests.  Guests must sign a non-disclosure agreement prior to attending a meeting.  […]

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CR3 Fall Meetings October 15-16

Join us for the 2013 Fall Meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on October 15 and 16 at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), in Golden, CO.  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. […]

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