Richard D. Sisson


Director of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
George F. Fuller Professor Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Office: Washburn Shops 246A

Phone: 508-831-5335

Richard D. Sisson, Jr. is the George F. Fuller Professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering at WPI. He is also the principal investigator (PI) for several projects in WPI’s Center for Heat Treating Excellence. Professor Sisson has been with WPI for 30 years. In addition, he has taught at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and has been a research metallurgist with DuPont Savannah Laboratory and a staff engineer with Exxon Chemical Company. ... View Profile

Rita Shilansky

Administrative Assistant VI

Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 508-831-5633