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Business advising saves state jobs, aerospace support
September 19, 2016

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Small Business Development Center

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – When WWII-era buildings at the Port of Moses Lake needed work in 2013, Sonico, the aircraft parts repair and maintenance business leasing those buildings, was told it would have to depart.

WSU, Alaska Airlines partner to inspire STEM education
August 24, 2015

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

Imagine-tomorrowPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and hometown airline, Alaska Airlines, are joining forces to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education for high school youth with the newly named Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow Competition.

President’s blog: Lawmakers deliver for students, biofuels
March 18, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington lawmakers are heading home after successfully completing their 2014 session on time. Their supplemental budget includes several critical provisions that will directly benefit students at Washington State University and throughout the state, and I thank them for that.

Research center promotes state aerospace innovation
July 22, 2013

SEATTLE – Washington State University had seven industry-collaboration projects selected recently for funding by the Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation.

JCATI awarded $1.27 million in its second round of grant awards in 2013 to16 research projects with the goal to solve technological questions relevant to the Washington aerospace industry. Research funded includes investigations into the performance of composite materials for use in commercial aircraft manufacturing, the performance of aviation biofuels and the collaboration and control of multiple unmanned aerial systems.

The $1.27 million will leverage more than $3 million in additional matching funds and in-kind support.

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Symposium focuses on aerospace innovation
June 21, 2013

JCATI logoSEATTLE – Washington state’s Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) will hold its first research symposium here June 24 on “The Future of Aerospace Innovation in Washington.’’ 

The all-day forum will be at the University of Washington’s Kane Hall. The event is $50 general admission and free for students.  

JCATI was established by the Washington legislature and governor’s office in 2012 to address technological questions important to the state’s aerospace industry. The center works to support the industry by pursuing research that is relevant to aerospace companies and by providing industry-focused research opportunities for students. 

 

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