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WPI Awarded 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced that WPI is being recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in engineering education – the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education. NAE bestowed this $500,000 prize to WPI for its project-based engineering curriculum developing leadership, innovative problem solving, interdisciplinary collaboration […]

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USABC Awards WPI $1 Million

The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors, has awarded a $1 million contract to a research team, directed by Yan Wang, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to support further development and scale-up of a novel process for recycling lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries […]

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Mishra Receives TMS Fellow Award

The Minerals Metals and Materials Society (TMS) of AIME has selected Brajendra Mishra, Associate Director of the Metal Processing Institute, with its most prestigious award – the TMS Fellow Award – Class of 2016. By rules of the award, TMS only bestows this global honor on a total of 100 living fellows at any one […]

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H.C. Starck Joins CHTE

H.C. Starck of Newton, Mass. is the newest member of CHTE. H.C. Starck is a leading global supplier of technology metals, with production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia. The company supplies fabricated products to OEMs, end-users, and aftermarket furnace manufacturers for heat treating medical, aerospace, defense, automotive, energy, nuclear fuel, crystal growth and […]

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The History of Metallurgy

Bodycote, a founding and continuing member of CHTE, announces the launch of their infographic, the Interactive History of Metallurgy, which explores the evolution of metallurgy and heat treating and also acknowledges the collective work of scientists and engineers whose hard work and discoveries have enhanced the properties of metals and alloys making them better suited […]

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International Journal of Metalcasting Designated Official Research Journal of WFO

The International Journal of Metalcasting (IJMC) which is published by our ACRC member – the American Foundry Society – has been designated the official research journal of the World Foundry Organization (WFO). “Being selected as the official research journal of the WFO is a testament to the quality of the journal, our editorial board and […]

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ACRC Announces Two New Research Projects

ACRC members voted to begin work on two new research projects focused on process development and new alloy systems: 60-40-10 Cast Aluminum Alloy. This project will focus on developing an aluminum alloy system that improves the toughness of sand castings in order to enhance the ability of designers to achieve weight reduction without sacrificing part […]

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prweb Features Diran Apelian

A recent prweb article features Diran Apelian as the recipient of the 2015 John Campbell Medal from the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers in the United Kingdom. For the full article, read Diran Apelian, Director of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Metal Processing Institute, Receives the British Institute of Cast Metals Engineers’ John Campbell Award.

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ACRC Begins Research on New Aluminum Alloy Projects

Industrial members  of the Advanced Casting Research Center (ACRC) have selected two new projects to be conducted by WPI reseachers. The projects will expand the ACRC research portfolio in the areas of process development and the development of new alloy systems. 60-40-10 Cast Aluminum Alloy.  This project will focus on developing an aluminum alloy system […]

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