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Molycorp, a CR3 member, was recently featured in FORTUNE

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Molycorp is located in Mountain Pass, California. According to the company’s website, Molycorp is, “The only rare earth oxide (REO) producer in the Western hemisphere, owning and operating the world’s largest, most fully developed rare earth mine and oxide manufacturing facility outside of China.” FORTUNE’s article titled, Molycorp’s $1 billion rare-earth gamble – How an […]

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Annual NSF/IUCRC Meeting Brings Together Ideas and Opportunities

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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The 2012 NSF/IUCRC Annual Meeting took place at the Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, VA from January 11-13, 2012.  The objectives of the meeting were to provide a forum for NSF, I/UCRC Directors, Evaluators, Operations Staff to interact and exchange information and ideas about best practices, and common challenges and opportunities.  The meeting agenda and links […]

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Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Understanding the Human Dimension

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Friday, September 30, 2011

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It’s the time of the year I write to you via our newsletter, and it happens to coincide with the activities of the university semester, and all the excitement of new students and classes. In this vein, I question whether we have communicated the full extent of our activities here at MPI regarding our work […]

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Recycling Metal to Save Energy

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Friday, September 30, 2011

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12th International Summer School on Light Alloys Casting

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

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12th International Summer School on Light Alloys Casting 12th International Summer School on Light Alloys Casting

The 12th International Summer School on Light Alloys Casting – “From Innovative Design to Advanced Applications” The international summer schools devoted to shape casting of light metals have been organized every two years or so by WPI and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and have been held alternately in Norway and the […]

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WPI Taking the Lead in Engineering Education

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

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WPI Taking the Lead in Engineering Education WPI Taking the Lead in Engineering Education

In the past two decades we’ve seen a plethora of studies, reports, and books that articulate the shortcomings of engineering education and what is lacking in the curriculum. They remind us that it hasn’t changed much in the last few decades, though the world has changed dramatically. Many of these studies focus on identifying the […]

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Strategic Alliances

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Strategic Alliances Strategic Alliances

Strategic Alliances? Who needs them?  We all do!  Everything we do is global, and innovation resides where knowledge workers are at work. We at MPI have made a point to form alliances with key and important centers of excellence around the world, and we have done so from day one.  Some of our relationships are […]

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Sisson Completes Six-Year Cycle of Heat Treating Society Offices

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Sisson Completes Six-Year Cycle of Heat Treating Society Offices Sisson Completes Six-Year Cycle of Heat Treating Society Offices

Rick Sisson has completed a six-year cycle as the Vice President, President, and Past President of ASM’s the Heat Treating Society. His last meeting will be at the Fall HTS Conference and Exposition in Cincinnati. “I have had a great six years; I learned a lot and worked with many great people including Bob Gaster, […]

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WISE Prize

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Diran Apelian accepted an invitation to join the jury of the WISE Prize for Education foundation. The WISE Prize for Education recognizes and reward individuals – or teams of individuals – who have made an outstanding contribution to any field or level of education. The WISE Prize for Education is the world’s first major international […]

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