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Researchers reduce costly noble metals for fuel cell reactions
August 22, 2016

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

yuehe-LinPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a novel nanomaterial that could improve the performance and lower the costs of fuel cells by using fewer precious metals like platinum or palladium.

Tri-Cities student selected for sustainable energy program
June 8, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Lei-Zhu-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Lei Zhu, a doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is one of 33 United States-based students to be selected for the June 17-24 American Chemical Society Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy.

‘Innovators’ focuses on unlocking the power of green energy
October 14, 2009

SEATTLE – As we teeter at the brink of a worldwide energy crisis, scientists at WSU are leading the quest to harness the tremendous energy potential of green plants and algae. Using new tools for exploring the intricacies of photosynthesis, researchers are finding new avenues for tapping the power of plants without compromising our food supply or damaging the environment.

David Kramer, a professor with the Institute of Biological Chemistry at the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, is at the forefront of this new revolution in plant science.

In the October presentation of WSU’s ongoing “Innovators” lecture series, Kramer will discuss … » More …