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WSU smart-home research expanding
July 9, 2018

A pilot project led by WSU scientists that’s using smart-home technology for health care is expanding to other locations and uses.

Cook named a fellow of National Academy of Inventors
December 13, 2016

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Diane Cook, a Washington State University researcher who created one of the first, fully instrumented, smart home test sites and has equipped 100 smart apartments with sensor networks in 10 countries, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

$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.

Smart city living lab partnership moves forward
September 28, 2016

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University has joined with six private and public partners on a formal agreement to develop Spokane’s University District into a smart city living laboratory.

Researchers develop shape-changing smart material
June 30, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

smart-materialPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. They have filed a provisional patent on the work.