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Ning Sun and Diran Apelian Author Article for JOM

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

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The Journal of Metals or JOM, published monthly since 1949, is the magazine of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society or TMS. JOM strives to publish research and industry work in the areas of metals and materials. Diran Apelian, Director of WPI Metal Processing Institute, has co-authored an article with for the November 2011 edition. […]

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MTE594, The Metallurgy of Steel

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

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Due to popular demand, in the spring of 2011 Rick Sisson offered an elective course on the metallurgy of steel to 41 seniors and graduate students. Sisson reports that the students were very interested in learning a little steel making and a lot of processing. They were particularly interested in heat treating and surface treating. […]

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Cecilia Borgonovo wins at GRAD 2011 and Innovation Presentation Competition

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Friday, September 23, 2011

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Cecilia Borgonovo wins at GRAD 2011 and Innovation Presentation Competition Cecilia Borgonovo wins at GRAD 2011 and Innovation Presentation Competition

A two-day celebration of graduate research and discovery occurs each spring at WPI. The GRAD 2011 event consisted of two components: a poster session and the Innovation Presentation Competition. Among the 240 master’s and PhD candidates presenting their research was one our MPI students – Cecilia Borgonovo. Her presentation, “A Novel Method for Manufacturing Aluminum-Aluminum […]

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MPI Internships, a Personal Perspective

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

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MPI Internships, a Personal Perspective MPI Internships, a Personal Perspective

By WenDi Liu For the past 10 months, I have been working as an intern at H.C. Starck, the high-tech producer of Refractory Metals & Advanced Ceramics as powder or fabricated products.  Under the guidance of Prof. Apelian and through my work at H.C. Starck, I have learned more than what academics alone could have […]

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MPI – Beyond the Walls of Washburn Shops

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

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MPI – Beyond the Walls of Washburn Shops MPI – Beyond the Walls of Washburn Shops

Experiences of a Norwegian Exchange Student at WPI – Ingeborg Brede I come from a little town in Norway named Snåsa. It has a population of about 2,000 people and is in the middle of the country in an area, which is not by the sea, but in the mountains. I grew up on a […]

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Congratulations!

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Chen Dai On August 25, Chen successfully defended her MS thesis, “Development of Aluminum Dross-based Material for Engineering Applications.” Her advisor is Professor Diran Apelian.

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Congratulations!

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Xiaolan Wang On July 7, Xiaolan successfully defended her PhD Dissertation, “Activated Atmosphere Case Hardening of Steels.” She was advised by Professor Richard Sisson.

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