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Dan Dolan receives Fulbright scholar grant

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture


PULLMAN, Wash. – J. Daniel Dolan has received a Fulbright Scholar grant for 2018-19 to study and develop a new prescriptive building code for the Chilean government. » More …

$1.5M NSF grant helps researchers build sustainably in seismic areas

By Ercross-laminated woodik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are collaborating on a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop guidelines that will help builders use more sustainable timber in high-rise buildings in earthquake-prone areas. » More …

Student engineers head to Kenya for pipeline project

A group of Washington State University engineering students will head to Kenya this month, where they hope to start work to design and build a needed water pipeline for residents there.The students, members of the WSU student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, hope to build a nine-mile long pipeline to bring fresh water to residents of Kayafungo, Kenya. Currently, in the area of Kayafungo, women have to travel an average of six miles per day to acquire fresh water, and waterborne diseases are a continual threat to residents. The students will travel to Kayafungo with their faculty advisor, Professor Dan Dolan, to survey and conduct … » More …