Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) today announced that Brajendra Mishra, PhD, has been appointed associate director of the university’s Metal Processing Institute (MPI). Mishra, who will also serve as Kenneth G. Merriam Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will join the WPI faculty in August.
As associate director of the MPI, Mishra will help oversee the largest industry-university alliance in North America. Founded in 1996 by Diran Apelian, Alcoa-Howmet Professor of Mechanical Engineering at WPI, the institute is dedicated to advancing the field of materials processing through research in the areas of metal casting (in the Advanced Casting Research Center, or ACRC), heat treating (in the Center for Heat Treating Excellence, or CHTE), and resource recovery and recycling (in the Center for Resource Recovery and Recycling, or CR3).
To read WPI’s full announcement, go to WPI Appoints Brajendra Mishra Associate Director of the Metal Processing Institute.