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WSU e-bandage combats drug-resistant bacteria, wins defense innovation award

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

defense tech award PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team was awarded the TechConnect Defense Innovation Award at this year’s Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges summit for their invention of an electrochemical scaffold to combat drug-resistant bacterial wound infections » More …

Prof earns recognition, patents for ag automation

Qin ZhangPROSSER, Wash. – Qin Zhang, director of the Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems at Washington State University, is one of 13 fellows recently named to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) for 2013.

 

About 2 percent of active members achieve fellow status. Fellows demonstrate unusual professional distinction with outstanding qualifications and experience in the field of agricultural engineering.

 

Zhang was honored for his contribution to knowledge and technology in agricultural automation and mechanization.

 

He leads a 10-member team at WSU’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser as … » More …