The three‑year, $515,000 grant supports research on the use of “crosscutting concepts,” or ideas that link the different domains of science.
For the first time, researchers at WSU’s Institute for Shock Physics have hard evidence that human-made hexagonal diamonds are stiffer than the common cubic diamonds found in nature and often used in jewelry.
The format was different, but the excitement was the same. In the end, Grant Ely from the College of Nursing won Washington State University’s Three Minute Thesis, which took place on March 24.
A team of engineering students has developed an idea for a small-scale gasification device that would allow Nigerians and people from other countries with a limited electric power grid to convert their trash to electricity.
The support from Bob Ferguson, a physicist and former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, is an initial step in the launch of a future energy institute led by WSU Tri‑Cities.
When Texas went dark and cold for days last month, the public learned an important lesson about the need for reliable electricity and a resilient electric power grid.
Ranga Dias, a 2013 PhD graduate, was named one of 19 innovation leaders in the 2021 Time100 Next list of emerging leaders shaping the future.
The mechanical engineering students received a $125,000 grant from NASA, becoming the first-ever undergraduate team to earn funding from the space agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program.
The WSU Tri‑Cities research, which is funded by a $2.5 million Department of Energy grant, has the potential to be scaled globally.
A new study shows that species can adapt rapidly to an invader and that this evolutionary change can affect how they deal with a stressful climate.
A new study conducted in part by WSU scientists takes progress to the next level in understanding climate-fire relationships at large scales, such as across western North America.
WSU researchers are using satellites and drones to help local conservation districts monitor areas near rivers and streams to help improve agricultural sustainability.
Researchers created the “Western Monarch Mystery Challenge” to help inform conservation efforts for the migratory western monarchs whose numbers were down to 1,914 in 2020, a drop of more than 90% from the prior year.
Social media and movie streaming companies have a zero problem and new WSU research could help.
A team of WSU students received an approximately $130,000 grant from NASA for a project to wash lunar dust out of spacesuits.
The fund supports research with high market potential and provides researchers up to $40,000 to boost their ability to make an economic impact on society.
Bats could be a key to help prevent a future pandemic. WSU researchers explain why the flying mammals are important in the latest episode of Washington State Magazine’s podcast Viewscapes.