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Nov. 14: Hackathon connects students to Internet technology
November 10, 2015

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

hackathonPULLMAN, Wash. – A free, 24-hour Hardware Hackathon will see 28 teams competing to create any hardware system that connects to the Internet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in Sloan Hall 175 at Washington State University.

Oct. 30: Fun robot challenge midterm is open to public
October 29, 2015

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

RobotPULLMAN, Wash. – Mechanical engineering students will show off their robotic skills to the public during a competition at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 152, at Washington State University.

Researchers measure gait to reduce falls from glaucoma
October 20, 2015

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

glaucoma-gait-trialsPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to carefully analyze a person’s gait with sensors, an innovation that could lead to reduced falls and injuries in people with glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the United States.

WSU to help improve cyber security in energy delivery
October 12, 2015

Carl-HauserPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will participate in a new, five-year $28.1 million U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) initiative to improve computer/communication networks for energy delivery systems like power grids and pipelines.

WSU Tri-Cities’ programs receive independent accreditations
September 22, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Iannelli-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Two computer science and two engineering degree programs at Washington State University Tri-Cities are independently accredited respectively by the Computing Accreditation Commission and the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

WSU, UI students dive into submarine competition
July 15, 2015

robo-sub-club-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Engineering students from Washington State University and University of Idaho will put their robotics ingenuity to the test July 20-26 in an international submarine robot contest.

Ask Dr. Universe: What is a microchip and how does it work?
June 9, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Microchips are smaller than your fingernail and packed with itty-bitty electronic parts. These parts are hundreds of times thinner than the hairs on your head, but sometimes you’ve got to think small to think big.

‘Go Cougs!,’ says Roberto
April 21, 2015

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

RobotSensorPULLMAN, Wash. – Walk up to Roberto and he blurts out, “Hello! Go Cougs!” Walk away and he waves good-bye. Say, “I love cats,’’ and he breaks into a song – about cats.

April 30: WSU’s research computing to go condo
April 21, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

PULLMAN, Wash. – With the acquisition this month of a $1.2 million high-performance computer, Washington State University’s research computing is going condo.

April 18: More than 500 youths to compete at science, tech day
April 9, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – More than 500 middle and high school students from 10 area schools will compete at the annual Yakima Valley/Tri-Cities MESA Day at 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.