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Slash and build: Study aids forestry biofuel industry

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers from Washington State University, along with those from Oregon State University and the University of Montana, have recently devised refined methods to estimate the amount of forest residue — the leftovers from trees after logging — that is available for wood-based […]

Scientists receive $1.1 million for biofuels research

Ahring Kramer RICHLAND – WSU scientists based in the Tri-Cities and Pullman are getting a combined $1.1 million for biofuels research from the U.S. Department of Energy.   DOE announced $80 million for biofuels projects, split between three consortia. WSU is one of several groups involved in the consortia and will receive funding as part of […]

‘Innovators’ series to feature noted biofuels researcher Norman Lewis

PULLMAN – Norman Lewis, regents professor and director of the Institute of Biological Chemistry at WSU, will give a far-reaching futuristic perspective of our growing energy needs, with an emphasis on biofuels, in Seattle this month as part of WSU’s “Innovators” luncheon.   In a world once again confronted with volatility in oil prices, with […]

Biofuels, biometeorology subject of Campbell lecture

PULLMAN – John M. Baker, research leader with the U.S.Department of Agricultural Research Service, will deliver the fourth annual Campbell Lecture at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in room 203 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. Baker, whose research has focused on the impact of farm management practices on the cycling of carbon and […]