We wanted to share that our member Mondelēz International recently announced an agreement to acquire Clif Bar & Company, advancing the company’s strategy to reshape its portfolio to sustain higher long-term growth. Read more.
On June 16th, a CARD team led by Dr. Yuxiang (Shawn) Liu, visited the integrated pulp and paper mill of Sappi located in Maine. Having the opportunity to see the mill in full operation will greatly assist researchers with future industrial drying projects.
Long-time CARD student Mengqiao Yang graduated with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) this week. Mengqiao has been actively working with CARD on energy-efficient drying innovation and research since the beginning. Now he is Dr. MQ!!! We are so proud of him.
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Chenhui Shao, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Science & Engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, was named one of this year’s recipients of The Grainger College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research in the Assistant Professor category. The award honors faculty who have demonstrated […]
We are pleased to announce that PhD candidate M. Elif Asar Sarikaya was selected as the winner of WPI’s 14th Annual Sustainability Project Competition. She presented “Reducing Carbon Footprint of Energy-Intensive Industrial Drying by Novel Drying Methods” which was judged by regional sustainability experts, WPI faculty, and staff. This is her second time receiving this […]
We are pleased to announce that Luis Luna, a graduate student at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign successfully completed the preliminary exam required for his Ph.D. degree. The title of the project was “Development and Evaluation of Spray Drying Nozzles to Improve the Stability and Particle Size Control of Powders.“ We are so proud of […]
Worcester Polytechnic Institute PhD candidate, Zahra Noori O’Connor, won first place at Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) for the third time. GRIE is an annual event that gives WPI graduate students the chance to present their research to colleagues and professors from the WPI community and beyond, and receive feedback from the judges and attendees. […]
Professor Jamal Yagoobi’s PhD student, Mengqiao Yang, successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Drying of Moist Porous Media with Electrohydrodynamics and Development of Novel Atomizer for Spray Drying” on March 25, 2022. Mengqiao will join PPG Industries in Pittsburgh as a Process Modeling Engineer this summer. Congratulations to Dr. Yang! We all wish him the best in […]
We are pleased to announce that Colin McMillan (PhD) of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will be the Keynote Speaker for CARD’s 6th Annual Spring Industry Advisory Board Meeting on May 19th at 4:15 PM. Dr. McMillan is a senior analyst in the Washington, D.C. office of NREL’s Strategic Energy Analysis Center. His research […]
We are pleased to share that Professor Jamal Yagoobi, Director of CARD, recently presented at the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, which is a private, nonprofit institution that provides expert advice on pressing challenges facing the nation, and the world. The title of his presentation was “Food Safety Technologies for Resilient Supply […]