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WSU e-bandage combats drug-resistant bacteria, wins defense innovation award
October 25, 2017

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

Students hope to save lives with medical product design
March 1, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University engineering students Emily Willard and Katherine Brandenstein are hoping to save lives someday with a product they’ve developed to make injections safer in the developing world. Willard is from Everett, Wash., and Brandenstein from Woodinville, Wash.

Alumnus named fellow of medical engineering society
March 24, 2014

Drumheller-80By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering & Architecture

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Paul Drumheller (BS ‘87) recently became a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, an honor given to the top 2 percent of the organization’s members.

Prof earns recognition, patents for ag automation
August 23, 2013

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 …