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.
Seven undergraduates from WSU’s student chapter of Material Advantage will participate in competitions, presentations, and a poster session at the weeklong Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) conference in Portland, Oregon.
Postdoctoral researcher Travis Olds has discovered and named 18 new minerals, including ewingite, the most structurally complex mineral known on earth.
The Fulbright program aims to increase mutual understanding among scholars across the globe and is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
The 2019-2020 projects include a new course in which students will learn the chemical origins of color perception and create painting projects from pigments they have synthesized themselves in the laboratory.
Investigating topics from smart homes to disease diagnostics to wearable computing and more, more than 80 students from colleges nationwide worked this summer with faculty mentors at WSU.
The bendable, flexible waterjet needles create less friction than straight needles and cause less buckling of the needle and tearing of the surrounding tissue.
Engineering Associate Professor Jacob Leachman will use the $1.8 million grant to help make hydrogen refueling of military vehicles more convenient and reliable than conventional hydrocarbon fuels.
A WSU research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells.