The Metal Processing Institute (MPI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a leading industry-university alliance dedicated to advancing the field of materials science. Through research in the areas of metal casting, heat treating, and resource recovery and recycling, MPI has earned awards, recognition, breakthrough patents, and industry accolades.

Working together, industry leaders and university researchers solve business challenges and improve manufacturing processes that save energy, reduce cycle time, increase productivity, and eliminate environmental waste.

Congratulations to CHTE Director Rick Sisson for winning Heat Treat 2019’s VALENTIN S. NEMKOV ACADEMIC RESEARCH AWARD for his continued involvement with ASM and the Heat Treating Society and for furthering worldwide opportunities in materials and thermal processing communities. CHTE is one of the research centers at MPI.



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