PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team has developed a way to identify important chemical changes that occur during complex reactions on the surfaces of catalysts.
By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers from Washington State University and Tufts University have demonstrated for the first time that a single metal atom can act as a catalyst in converting carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide, a chemical reaction that is commonly used in catalytic converters to remove harmful gases from car exhaust.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor and alumnus Yong Wang has won the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. A symposium in his honor will be held during the society’s national meeting in New Orleans in March.
By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Norbert Kruse has been named an inaugural fellow of the International Field Emission Society (IFES) for his work in the development of catalytic processes for providing sustainable chemical feedstock under environmentally benign conditions using nanotechnology.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – A car battery that gets you from Pullman to Seattle on a single charge. Flexible electronics that can be sewn into clothing. An affordable transportation fuel made from hydrogen and carbon monoxide. Washington State University researchers are a big step closer to making these futuristic technologies a reality thanks to a $521,800 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.