In WPI research news, Materials Today is the latest to report on the university receiving a $25 million award from the Army Research Lab to be used by Danielle Cote, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, and Kyle Tsaknopoulos, a postdoctoral fellow at WPI. They’ll use the funding to advance a cold spray 3D printing technique that could be used to repair military vehicles and equipment.
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The Telegram & Gazette featured WPI research by Danielle Cote, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, in this article. Cote and Kyle Tsaknopoulos, a postdoctoral fellow at WPI, will use the funding to advance a cold spray 3D printing technique that could be used to repair military vehicles and equipment. The grant will also allow their research to bring in other departments at WPI, like robotics and data science.
Lighter Metals, Greener Vehicles
Work by Professor Diana Lados could help keep aircraft in service longer, more safely, and with better on-time performance. Her U.S. Army–supported research has implications for military and commercial aircraft.
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