MPI Newsletter

CHTE Appoints Steve Ferdon as Chair of Board of Directors

Steve Ferdon, Director of Engineering Services, Fuel Systems Business, at Cummins Inc. has been appointed Chair of CHTE’s Board of Directors. Ferdon’s vision is to get more industry engaged in CHTE, expand its global footprint and advance manufacturing technology, which will help bring jobs back to America. He will serve as Chair for two years. […]

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Sean Kelly Receives Steven Harmon Memorial Scholarship

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 […]

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Brajendra Mishra Wins WRF Award

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.

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Yan Wang Wins Kalenian Award

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 […]

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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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