Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence.
The students are seeking to patent their Zephyr Mattress, a mattress targeted to people with mobility or sleep issues, and to launch a company. The students recently earned a second-place finish in this year’s Northwest Entrepreneur Competition with their mattress design and business idea.
Todd Vanek has been named as director of the Engineering Technology Management (ETM) and Online Learning Programs in Washington State University’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.
A WSU research team led by Nick Engdahl is working to rewrite the book on how to prevent culverts from becoming fish migration barriers.
WSU and Clemson University researchers have found that insufficient training for construction workers in hospital settings may be contributing to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients.
PhD student Cody Cockreham is one of 10 students nationwide to receive a 2020 G.T. Seaborg Institute Research Fellowship.
Ashley Vu, a mechanical engineering doctoral student, has won this year’s Three Minute Thesis event. Due to social distancing restrictions, each competitor gave their presentation to judges via Zoom.
A WSU-led study published in Nature Communications found that drylands around the world will expand because of future climate change, but their average productivity will likely be reduced.
Keenan Souve, a civil engineering junior, competed on Wheel of Fortune this February after years of watching the show with his mom. His episode is scheduled to air April 7.
New WSU research could help improve the speed and accuracy of computers and robotic systems that instantly analyze images, reason and solve problems. Their work could be used in technology for self-driving cars in addition to many other applications such as robotic surgery.