Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Experi-mint: Eucalyptus as alternative to dense jet fuel
September 19, 2017

By Brett Stav, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A research team led by Hongfei Lin, associate professor from Washington State University’s Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, has developed a novel process for synthesizing dense jet fuel from mint, pine, gumweed, eucalyptus or other plants.

New device could turn heat energy into a viable fuel source
August 30, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new device being developed by Washington State University physicist Yi Gu could one day turn the heat generated by a wide array of electronics into a usable fuel source.

WSU chemist Aurora Clark named ACS Fellow
August 14, 2017

By Will Ferguson, WSU College of Arts and Sciences

Aurora Clark, WSU chemistPULLMAN, Wash. – Aurora Clark, a WSU professor of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.

Grad student mistake nabs $103,938 NIH research fellowship
May 9, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

A Washington State University graduate student has turned the results of a botched laboratory experiment into a prestigious National Institutes of Health predoctoral fellowship.

Chemists make major strides in organic semiconductors
January 26, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University chemists have created new materials that pave the way for the development of inexpensive solar cells. Their work has been recognized as one of the most influential studies published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry in 2016.