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 […]
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University professor Xiao Zhang has received a prestigious National Science Foundation award to junior faculty for his work in converting tough plant material to liquid fuels.
PULLMAN, 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.
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 […]
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 […]
AALBORG, Denmark — Washington State University and Aalborg University have signed an agreement of cooperation, with Professor Birgitte K. Ahring acting as an international bridge in the quest to develop biofuels and bioproducts that reduce the world’s dependence on oil. WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein was in Denmark for the June 16 ceremony. […]
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 […]