By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Many researchers know that new high-efficiency buildings don’t typically get used as intended. The numbers don’t add up, and occupants can easily waste energy if they do not understand how to use the building.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Energy-saving walls made from trash will be viewed by as many as 30,000 people next month in Washington, D.C., where Washington State University students will present their TrashWall project at the National Sustainable Design Expo.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Years ago I purchased a headlamp – a small flashlight that straps around your head to light your way. It’s useful because it leaves both your hands free as you work or walk. I used my headlamp during the dark […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Norbert Kruse, an internationally known researcher in the area of catalysis, has joined the Washington State University faculty as Voiland distinguished professor. In 2008, Gene and Linda Voiland made a significant gift to the School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, which was subsequently named in their honor. The gift has allowed the […]
Children learn some basic concepts of physics by using exhibits designed to also teach home energy efficiency. (Photo by Kathleen Ryan, WSU) PULLMAN, Wash. – An innovative collaborative project is teaching young people the basics of physics. Using simple models, an interdisciplinary team is simultaneously opening doors to more sustainable, energy-efficient homes. Project […]
Faculty diversity award deadline Dec. 14 Nominations and applications for WSU’s inaugural Faculty Diversity Award are due Dec. 14. The award was created by the provost and the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity to recognize faculty achievement in teaching, research and service as it relates to advancing the understanding of underrepresented groups. The […]