MEDIA ADVISORY: International Drying Symposium to be Held at WPI

MEDIA ADVISORY: International Drying Symposium to be Held at WPI

What do a bag of chips, a frozen pizza, and a piece of paper have in common? They are products that require industrial drying, a critical piece of the manufacturing process that is also a major drain on energy: in the United States, industrial drying consumes approximately 12% of the total end-use energy used in manufacturing and about 1.2% of the total energy consumed. Estimates indicate some 40% of this energy use can be saved via new and innovative drying technologies. To support such research and innovation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will host the 22nd International Drying Symposium (IDS 2022) from June 26-29, convening more than 200 participants, both in person and online, representing government agencies, industry, and academia. The symposium will also feature the presentation of high-quality technical papers …
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