The new center is funded by a $7.5 million federal grant and will be the only one of its kind focused on improving the durability and lifespan of the nation’s transportation infrastructure.
Surprisingly high levels of pollutants, including formaldehyde and possibly mercury, have been found in carefully monitored homes. Researchers discover levels vary throughout the day and increase as temperatures rise.
The continuing growth is considered key to WSU’s commitment to preparing all students for success in the global marketplace.
Testing at WSU and Montana State University shows damage from magnesium chloride deicers is unlikely to be detected using standard visual inspections.
Jennifer Adam is the Berry Family Endowed Distinguished Professor and Vaithianathan (Mani) Venkatasubramanian is the Boeing Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering.
WSU researchers are working with a Port Angeles nonprofit organization to develop housing materials from heat‑treated wood and recycled carbon fiber used in Boeing airplanes.
A WSU Tri-Cities civil engineering team, armed with a new $300,000 grant, is pursuing a cost-effective, sustainable grout to contain contamination at the Hanford nuclear site.
Successful applicants will work with faculty at WSU and scientists at PNNL while completing their graduate coursework, and gain hands‑on research experience with PNNL scientists.
They say you can’t have a fire without a spark. But for WSU’s Asa Reyes‑Chavez, a fire is what sparked her interest in becoming a researcher.
WSU’s Engineers Without Borders is partnering with the rural village of Zapote, Panama, to bring clean water to its residents.