By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team is solving a high-tech waste problem while addressing the environmental challenge of stormwater run-off.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team for the first time has developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods to the wind energy industry.
By Adrian MacDonald, LMN Architects PULLMAN, Wash. – Wood-framed skyscrapers, resistant to fire and earthquakes and made from locally harvested wood, may someday dot the skylines of North American cities. A new building at Washington State University is already leading the charge.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” That line from the 1967 movie, “The Graduate,” could be revised to say that the future is now in bioplastics.
By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – As you walk through the new WSU visitor center, slow down and notice the wood around you. Natural blue staining on a bench shows how a Northwest pine tree lost its battle with troublesome beetles. Criss-crossed wood flakes span a wall-length wine display, making […]
Seattle, Wash.- Green construction, sustainable development, wood composite panels and squeezing the most out of fiber resources at biorefineries are among the topics featured at the 41st International Wood Composites Symposium March 26 – 28 at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle. Engineers and scientists from around the globe are gathering […]