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Undergraduate Research Assistant Kazuki Watanabe Receives CPMT Scholarship

     The Clayton Family Scholarship for Studies in Powder Metallurgy was created in 2000 and is awarded annually to 5 universities. Recently, Loewy Institute undergraduate researcher Kazuki Watanabe was notified that he would be one of the recipients of the 2021 CPMT scholarship.      We spoke with Kazuki about the CPMT scholarship process, his […]

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Loewy Institute Director, Dr. Wojciech Misiolek, Interviewed by STLE for Podcast on AM and HM–“Perfecting Motion: Tribology and The Quest for Sustainability”

     The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) recently sat down with Loewy Institute Director Dr. Wojciech Misiolek to discuss additive manufacturing. The host of the podcast, STLE’s Dr. Neil Canter, (STLE Advisor, Technical Programs and Services) spoke with Dr. Misiolek about additive manufacturing research conducted by The Loewy Institute, as well as current

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Loewy Institute Graduate Research Assistant Mahsa Navidirad Publishes Collaborative Work with University of Calabria on Friction Stir of Al Alloys

     Mahsa Navidirad, Graduate Research Assistant at The Loewy Institute, recently published research she completed alongside research colleagues at University of Calabria in Italy. The title of Mahsa’s article–which is published in Elsevier’s Journal of Manufacturing Processes (Volume 70, October 2021, pp. 553-559)–is “Effect of material properties and process parameters on quality of friction stir

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AEC Workshop Summary Details (Professor Misiolek 9/13/2021 Course Details)

Loewy Institute Director, Professor Wojciech Misiolek, to Instruct Applied Fundamentals for Aluminum Extruders Workshop for AEC on 9/13/2021

     Loewy Institute Director, Professor Wojciech Misiolek, will be leading a workshop titled Extrusion Excellence: Applied Fundamentals for Aluminum Extruders in conjunction with the Aluminum Summit at Nashville, TN on Monday, September 13th, 2021.      The workshop will take place at Sheraton Music City Airport Hotel from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The hotel

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Loewy Graduate Researcher Mahsa Navidirard Presents at ICTP 2021

     On Monday, July 26th, Loewy Institute graduate researcher Mahsa Navidirad presented her research at ICTP 2021. Mahsa’s presentation–“Investigation on the Strain Induced Oxide Layer Fracture and Bonding During Cold Rolling of Aluminum Alloys”–was given at ICTP’s 13th International Conference on the Technology of Plasticity.      Mahsa’s co-authors include former Loewy Institute alumni researchers Wojciech

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Michael Pires presenting at Tungsten2021

Graduate Researcher Michael Pires Presents at Tungsten2021

     From June 20th to June 23rd, MPIF hosted the AMPM 2021, Powder Met 2021, and Tungsten 2021 conferences, concurrently, in Orlando, Florida.      Loewy Institute graduate researcher and PhD candidate Michael Pires attended the conference, presenting his and his colleagues’ work. The title of Michael’s presentation and accompanying manuscript was “Investigation of Powder Bed

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Nijenthan Rajendran, PhD

     On Monday, June 21st, Loewy Institute graduate researcher Nijenthan Rajendran successfully defended his PhD defense. The title of Nijenthan’s dissertation is Metal Flow Optimization Within The Deformation Zone In Continuous Rotary Extrusion (CRE) of AZ91 Magnesium Alloy.      Nijenthan’s advisor and PhD Committee Chairman was Loewy Institute’s Director, Dr. Wojciech Misiolek, and Nijenthan’s committee

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