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New water-splitting method could open path to hydrogen economy
February 1, 2018

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

catalyst nanofoam close upPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water — an important key to making clean energy more viable.

Alternative to wasteful methane flaring developed by WSU researchers
August 1, 2017

Bakken methane flareBy Eric Sorensen, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Jean-Sabin McEwen knocks out a Web search for “North Dakota,” “night sky” and “flaring,” and quickly finds a picture from space showing a glowing cluster bigger than Minneapolis. It’s from oil and gas fields burning off methane, producing as much greenhouse gas in a year as 1 million cars.

Researchers develop recycling for carbon fiber composites
May 1, 2017

carbon fiber composite PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team for the first time has developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods to the wind energy industry.

Researchers receive early career awards
February 28, 2017

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University researchers have received young faculty awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA).