Diran
Apelian
Affiliate Professor
Affiliated Department or Office
Metal Processing Institute
Education
B.S Drexel University 1968
Sc.D Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1972

Media Coverage

Building A Team That Could Change The World

Forbes

WPI alumnus Aaron Birt, co-founder of Kinetic Batteries and Solvus Global, was profiled in an article highlighting companies that are develop processes to help make recycling everything from scrap to batteries more efficient and less environmentally harmful. Birt, a past “Forbes 30 Under 30” honoree, credits Diran Apelian, who received WPI's 2018 Innovator of the Year Award, saying, “Diran and I are both passionate about people, technology, education, and making an impact. 

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