WSU’s Crimson Robotics team has been invited to compete in BattleBots, a popular television series that features remote-controlled robots in competitive battles. The student team will demonstrate its prototype robot for the competition.
Their work could address a major safety issue with lithium metal batteries – an innovation that could make high-energy batteries more viable for next-generation energy storage.
A WSU team has developed a more efficient, safer, and cost-effective way to produce cadmium telluride material for solar cells or other applications, a discovery that could advance the solar industry and make it more competitive.
An international leader in industrial crystal development, the Regents Professor and Eminent Faculty member died unexpectedly Jan. 2 while skiing in Utah. A memorial is set for Jan. 17 on the Pullman campus.
Lin is one of 168 NAI Fellows for 2019, which is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The program includes more than 1,000 fellows from 250 universities around the world that hold more than 41,500 U.S. patents.
Robbie Engelhart, a senior in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, recently earned second place in the Mastercam Wildest Parts Competition. This is the fourth consecutive year a WSU student has placed in the top three.
The research has potential applications in medicine as well as for the detection of pesticides and food pathogens.
The research enables scientists to clearly locate tumor cells and track how cancer fighting drug regimens are performing.
The work could lead to new applications for 3D printing as well as make better use of common waste materials that normally end up in landfills.
The casual meeting in September led to a $200,000 grant for two engineering faculty members studying clay surface properties.