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Jamal Yagoobi’s Innovative Drying Technologies are in the News

George F. Fuller Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and director of the Center for Advanced Research in Drying, Jamal Yagoobi, and his work, are much in the news. His expertise in “heat” – the theoretical, numerical, and experimental study of heat transfer and mass transport enhancement – has helped keep electronic equipment from overheating […]

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UNISCRAP Joins CARD as Newest Member

  We are pleased to share that UNISCRAP has joined CARD as our newest member. UNISCRAP is a waste treatment company specializing in RVM Recycling systems, Clean Energy, Solar, Waste to Resource, and Composting Technologies. UNISCRAP has offices in Greece, United States, India, Uganda, and their plan is to grow to 50 countries under the […]

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IPG Photonics Joins CARD as Newest Member

We are pleased to share that IPG Photonics has joined CARD as our newest member. IPG Photonics is the leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets. Diverse lines of low, medium and high-power lasers and amplifiers are used in materials processing, communications, entertainment, medical, biotechnology, scientific […]

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IDS 2024 – 1st Announcement & Call for Papers

The 23rd International Drying Symposium (IDS 2024), which will be organized by the School of Food Science and Technology at Jiangnan University, will be held at the Worldhotel Grand Juna Hotel in Wuxi, China, November 22-25, 2024. IDS 2024 will continue the tradition of the IDS series, founded by Prof. Arun Mujumdar in 1978, as […]

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CARD’s Itamar Harris Awarded Mondelez Internship

Itamar Harris, a Ph.D. student of Professor Jamal Yagoobi at WPI and a Fulbright Fellow from Panama, was awarded an internship by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to work at Mondelez International from June 19 to September 29, 2023. Itamar Harris worked with the R&D team in East Hanover, NJ, under the supervision of Dr. […]

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CARD Student Poster Winners – October 2023

We are pleased to announce the following winners of CARD’s October 2023 poster competition that was held at CARD’s industry advisory board meeting, October 11 – 13, 2023. 1st Place: Itamar Harris, WPI – “Enhancement of Drying of Moist Porous Media with Phase Change Material” 2nd Place: Mucheng Li, WPI – “Optical Fiber Noses for […]

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Fall IAB Meeting at WPI is Great Success

The CARD Fall Industry Advisory Board Meeting (IAB) was held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on October 11 – 13, 2023. It was well attended with 70+ registrants that included members and guests from industry, faculty, students, and administrative staff. The students did a great job presenting project and poster results. Members had several opportunities to […]

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CARD Researchers Present at EuroDrying 2023

CARD researcher and WPI student, Jacob Bouchard, along with his advisor, Dr. Douglas Petkie, were invited to present at the EuroDrying 2023 conference held in Łódź, Poland earlier this month. The title of their work was “Investigation of Effective Medium Theories in the Far Infrared for Pulp and Paper Applications.” CARD founding director, Dr. Jamal […]

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Prof. Yagoobi Keynote Speaker at EuroDrying 2023

Professor Jamal Yagoobi, the founding director of CARD, was invited to give the keynote presentation at the EuroDrying 2023 conference held in Łódź, Poland. The 8th European Drying Conference was held July 4 – 7, 2023. The title of Jamal’s presentation was “Decarbonizing Industrial Drying – The Role of Academic Institutions.” Congratulations, Dr. Yagoobi!

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Graduating CARD Research Now Assistant Professor

CARD researcher and recent graduate, Amir Malvandi, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign (UIUC) is now an assistant professor in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at UIUC. He started his new position July 1st. His advisor at UIUC was Dr. Hao Feng. Congratulations, Amir! We are so proud of you and your many […]

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