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Chemists make major strides in organic semiconductors

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. » More …

Institute promotes nuclear science research, collaboration

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. » More …

Nov. 7: Power outage recovery, smart meters discussed

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. » More …

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

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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. » More …

Electrical engineering program enrolls first students

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. » More …

Noel Schulz recognized as fellow of IEEE

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Noel-SchulzPULLMAN, Wash. – Noel Schulz, a professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE). She was recognized for leadership in advancing women in engineering and electric ship technologies. » More …

March 10: Energy summit a glimpse of future smart grid

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

ESICSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers and industry leaders from around the U.S. will gather in Spokane this week for a glimpse of the future smart electric power grid. » More …

Grand Challenge for Sustainable Resources for Society

 

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Jennifer Adam, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, speaks with Washington State University’s Jan Boll, left, and University of Idaho researcher Erin Brooks during a poster session last week on climate, land use and the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources. » More …

Power-grid experts gather March 8-10

power-conferenceSPOKANE, Wash. – Hundreds of power and energy industry experts and visionaries will participate in the “Intelligence behind Smart Grids” conference March 8-10 at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash. » More …