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.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Volkswagen’s disgrace last year for altering software to pass emissions tests highlighted a problem for the auto industry: People want vehicles that are both non-polluting and fuel efficient, but they are difficult to produce with current technologies.
LACROSSE, Wash. – When LaCrosse area farmer Steve Camp takes stock of his harvest later this year, he’ll measure at least part of it in gallons instead of bushels. For the past three years, the fifth generation wheat and barley farmer has dedicated part of his operation to camelina, an […]
PULLMAN – The Green Bike Program will close temporarily for routine maintenance Tuesday-Wednesday, Aug. 3-4. All bicycles in the Green Bike fleet will undergo routine maintenance and cleaning for a two-day period in order to prepare for the Fall 2010 academic semester. During this time, people who check out bikes on […]
PULLMAN — Robert and Cecilia Richards make a bold statement about energy sustainability, every time they go for a drive. The couple, both professors in WSU’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, recently purchased their eye-popping pink, eerily-quiet electric car, called the Xebra, in an effort to reduce emissions and do their part for the […]
If the U.S. is to reduce dependence on imported oil through the expanded the use of clean biofuels as President Bush suggested recently in his State of the Union Address, there’s a bit more work to do, according to John Browse, professor at the WSU Institute for Biological Chemistry. Although it’s true that you can make biofuel […]