Alaska Airlines executives and WSU leaders gathered Wednesday for a series of events, including a prize-filled paper airplane toss, to celebrate the relationship between the two fixtures of the Pacific Northwest.
By Brett Stav, College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A research team led by Hongfei Lin, associate professor from Washington State University’s Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, has developed a novel process for synthesizing dense jet fuel from mint, pine, gumweed, eucalyptus or other plants.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have been awarded a National Science Foundation I-Corps grant to explore the market potential of their biojet fuel research.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have figured out a way to successfully convert a common wood byproduct into hydrocarbon molecules that could be used as jet fuel.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil and rotting fruit. The researchers hope the process leads to economically viable production of aviation biofuels in the next five years.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University professor Xiao Zhang has received a prestigious National Science Foundation award to junior faculty for his work in converting tough plant material to liquid fuels.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Synergy, collaboration and partnership made a Washington State University-led proposal for a new jet fuels center unique and competitive, says President Elson S. Floyd in his newest Perspectives column. Read it at http://president.wsu.edu/blog/perspectives/2013/09/19/national-partnerships-will-make-jet-fuels-center-a-success/