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Grant funds test of market potential for jet fuel research

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Bin-YangRICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research. » More …

Discovery advances biowaste-to-jet fuel research

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Bin-YangRICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have figured out a way to successfully convert a common wood byproduct into hydrocarbon molecules that could be used as jet fuel. » More …

Leading FAA center for alternative jet fuels

Photos by Heather Willoughby/Tri-Cities Herald
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Go Cougs!RICHLAND, Wash. – Fostering a new industry with jobs focused on developing alternative jet fuels and helping to meet the emerging environmental needs of the nation’s aerospace industry are primary goals for a new Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Alternative Jet Fuels and the Environment led by Washington State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

FAA officials announced WSU’s successful bid for the center today following a months-long competitive process that drew proposals from around the … » More …