Mengyuan Chen’s Proposal

One of our Ph.D. candidates, Mengyuan Chen, is going to have her proposal on Nov. 1 st, 2019. The proposal will locate at HL 102, from 9:00 am to 11 am.

Excellence in Teaching, Research, Advising, and Community Service Recognized at Honors Convocation

Honorees Receive Chairman’s Exemplary Faculty Prize, Board of Trustees’ Awards, Moruzzi Young Faculty Awards, and Teaching Assistant Award April 26, 2019

WPI Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards

Twenty-two faculty members have been promoted, including five who were also awarded tenure; 13 achieve the rank of full professor or full teaching professor. February 28, 2019

WPI Is Collaborator in a New National Center on Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling

Through the center, the first of its kind established by the U.S. Department of Energy, WPI Professor Yan Wang will study the effects of impurities in nickel-rich lithium-ion battery cathode materials. February 15, 2019

WPI to Extend Novel Recycling Process for Lithium-Ion Batteries with $1.08 Million Award from the U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium

WPI’s patented process can recycle the most widely used power source for electronics, and electric and hybrid vehicles, using recovered materials to produce nickel-rich cathodes for commercial-grade automotive batteries November 7, 2018

Charging Ahead

Lithium-ion batteries power electronics and electric vehicles, but very few of these ubiquitous energy storage devices are ever recycled due to challenges related to their chemistry. A new company, based on research by WPI mechanical engineer Yan Wang, maybe the first to bring a viable recycling technology to market. And it all began with a friendship and […]