MPI Newsletter

WPI Research Led by Diran Apelian Featured in Computerworld

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 […]

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Rick Sisson to Chair Heat Treat 2015

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.

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ACRC and CHTE Fall Meeting December 2-3

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 […]

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Brajendra Mishra Receives 2015 Presidential Citation

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 […]

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AMRT Joins CR3

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.

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CR3 Fall Meeting October 13-14

Join us for the 2014 Fall Meeting of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on October 13 and 14 at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.  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. Meeting logistics and agenda for […]

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ACRC and CHTE Spring 2014 Meetings June 3-4

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 […]

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CR3 Spring Meeting April 29-30

Join us for the 2014 Spring Meetings of the Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) on April 29 and 30 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA.  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. Meeting logistics and […]

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MPI Involved in LM3I – a $148 Million White House Initiative

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 […]

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