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Pezeshki to direct new area of industrial engagement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Chuck Pezeshki has been named director of industrial engagement in Washington State University’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. He will maintain his appointment as full professor. » More …

Industry invests in future diversity via WSU team mentoring

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

marleny-garcia-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – High-tech industries in Washington and beyond need diverse employees to help them successfully compete in the global marketplace. Some have turned to Washington State University’s team mentoring program (TMP) to find job candidates. » More …

New course offers hands-on training in bioproducts

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Doctoral student Baran Arslan experienced bioproducts production processes this summer that he formerly had only seen in the lab on the nano scale. » More …

Industry liaison to initially focus on aerospace, Everett

Perspectives-logoSEATTLE – A key component of our university’s land-grant mission is collaborating with the region’s leading industries to address major challenges and create opportunities that benefit our economy. » More …

Industrial companies earn state energy efficiency awards

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee today honored nine industrial companies in Washington for outstanding leadership in improved energy performance at the third annual Washington Industrial Energy Leaders awards ceremony in Olympia. » More …

John Gardner named new VP for development

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

Gardner-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd announced this morning the appointment of John Gardner as new vice president for development and CEO of the WSU Foundation. Gardner will assume his new responsibilities effective July 1. » More …

Investors, industry welcome WSU research innovations, commercialization partnerships

wsui3-logo-200By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural,
Human and Natural Resource Sciences

SEATTLE – “Lightning in a bottle” is how venture capitalist Joe Piper describes much of the innovation originating at Washington State University. It is elusive, powerful, brilliant – and captured to be shared with the world. » More …

Innovative training on the latest composting techniques

composting training class

Previous compost facility operator training students build a compost pile
using dairy and chicken manure, mixed animal bedding and yard debris.

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Interactive learning, field trips and more will be part of a class for compost facility operators Oct. 14-18 at the Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center. The capacity class of more than 40 includes industry professionals, regulators and compost enthusiasts.

Recent developments, education and guidelines will be discussed during classroom training and activities and in a written exam. Topics will include composting infrastructure, industry problems, feedstocks, feedstock recovery … » More …