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Making power grids smarter
September 19, 2018

Anurag Srivastava, associate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University, organized an international workshop in early August to bring together 75 data experts to discuss power grid resilience.

Building tools to protect America’s power grid
December 6, 2017

Puerto Rico’s struggle to recover, without electricity, from the devastation of Hurricane Maria serves as a reminder of how important it is to keep power grids safe and secure.

Building tools to protect America’s power grid
December 5, 2017

By August Schiess, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in late September, it devastated the island’s power grid — and estimates suggest residents won’t have full power again until mid-December.

WSU researchers join power grid simulation spanning two continents
November 27, 2017

By Siddharth Vodna, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently took part in a live demonstration that connected eight laboratories across two continents to simulate the global electric power grid.

March 27: Hanford lecture series begins today
March 27, 2017

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy to host a lecture series about the Hanford Site and the DOE’s missions there.

Chemists make major strides in organic semiconductors
January 26, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University chemists have created new materials that pave the way for the development of inexpensive solar cells. Their work has been recognized as one of the most influential studies published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry in 2016.

Institute promotes nuclear science research, collaboration
October 24, 2016

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Aurora-ClarkPULLMAN, Wash. – The new Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INST) will bring together diverse scientists and researchers at Washington State University to address global challenges in security, human health, energy and environmental quality.

Nov. 7: Power outage recovery, smart meters discussed
October 10, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

chen-ching-liu-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The reliability and resilience of power distribution systems will be presented by Washington State University professor Chen-Ching Liu at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Goertzen Hall 21 as the free, public Anjan Bose Outstanding Researcher Lecture.

$3M grant for Columbia basin food, energy, water needs
October 3, 2016

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By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University will study how to better coordinate and manage the food, water and energy needs of the Columbia River basin and make the region more resilient to a changing climate as part of a $3 million grant cosponsored between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Electrical engineering program enrolls first students
August 15, 2016

By Christina Henry, the Kitsap Sun

BREMERTON, Wash. – Thirteen students will enter the new Washington State University electrical engineering program at Olympic College at Bremerton this fall. Completion of the four-year degree comes with a nearly iron clad guarantee of lucrative employment.