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NSF grant aims to use big data to improve crops

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

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PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU researchers are leading a multi-university effort to improve crop management in the age of big data. » More …

Ask Dr. Universe: How do I program a computer?

PULLMAN, Wash. – Everything our computers do, they do because we program them to do it. Maybe you want to design a game or an app that’s brand new. To create that game or app, you have to help your computer understand what to do. » More …

New WSU degree leads the way in data analytics

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of two research universities in the country offering a bachelor’s degree focused on data analysis and application, after recently receiving accreditation for the unique interdisciplinary degree. » More …

Program encourages computer science participation

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

women-computingPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is committing to bringing 150 high school girls to campus annually to specifically introduce them to computer science. » More …

April 26: Expo shows engineering, computer science projects

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – A self-driving fuel-cell car, a prosthetic arm and a solar-powered hot water heater are among the 14 projects that will be showcased during the 2016 Washington State University Tri-Cities Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Expo at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the West Atrium. » More …

Researchers measure gait to reduce falls from glaucoma

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

glaucoma-gait-trialsPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to carefully analyze a person’s gait with sensors, an innovation that could lead to reduced falls and injuries in people with glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. » More …

Knowledge transfer: Computers teach each other Pac-Man

MatthewTaylorPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have developed a method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact.

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Social media tested as job-relevant learning resource rather than distraction to tough computer science learning

comp-sci-photo-80By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – The isolation of problem solving for beginning computer science students can cause them to flounder and fail. It also doesn’t reflect the teamwork that goes on in the computing profession. » More …

Pole vaulting into computer science

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WSU pole vaulter Kelsey Bueno takes it a notch higher as she glides over the bar in May 2013 Pac-12 meet. Photo courtesy of WSU Athletics.

 

 

Kelsey Bueno on way up

Weight lifting training pays off. Photo by WSU Athletics.

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Bueno enjoys the moment. Photo by WSU Athletics.

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Kelsey Bueno started high school, she thought she would be a wrestler, and when she started college she thought … » More …