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Environmental scientist receives Alumni Achievement Award

Martin-alumni-award-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Wayne J. Martin, recently retired from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as acting chief operations officer for national security directorate, was honored Friday with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of career achievements, mentorship of aspiring scientists and service to education in the Tri-Cities community.Continue reading

May 9: WSU Tri-Cities to graduate 345 students

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

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RICHLAND, Wash. – Approximately 345 students will participate in the Washington State University Tri-Cities commencement at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd. Doors open to the public at noon. The event is free and tickets are not required.Continue reading

Researchers produce jet fuel compounds from fungus

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Ahring-and-student-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit. The researchers hope the process leads to economically viable production of aviation biofuels in the next five years.Continue reading

Media advisory: Future engineers demonstrate skills May 1

PULLMAN, Wash. – Hydrogen-powered cars, 3D-printed hip replacements and artificially intelligent robots will be exhibited as Washington State University students from across the state show off their knowledge, skills and innovation at the Engineering Capstone Expo on Friday, May 1.Continue reading