A promising but little-used type of cancer treatment has been markedly improved by introducing the use of tiny particles of gold and platinum.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, 3-D manufacturing method that for the first time rapidly creates and precisely controls a material’s architecture from the nanoscale to centimeters – with results that closely mimic the intricate architecture of natural materials like wood and bone.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Kerry Hipps, Washington State University chair and distinguished professor of chemistry, has been elected one of 10 new fellows of the American Vacuum Society (AVS). He joins Thomas Dickinson, Regents professor of physics, as the second AVS fellow at WSU.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University studying to be science teachers will help children conduct hands-on experiments at the tiniest scales during NanoDays at the Palouse Discovery Science Center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Michael Kessler has been named Berry Family director of Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He comes to WSU from Iowa State University where he was a professor of materials science and engineering.
“This is a critical time for the school, as we are dramatically growing our programs and increasing the number of engineering graduates in the state,” said Candis Claiborn, dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture. “I am confident that Dr. Kessler’s leadership style and expertise are the right fit for this important position.’’
Kessler conducts research in the mechanics, processing … » More …
VANCOUVER – Hundreds of industry leaders, researchers, academics, entrepreneurs, investors and tech transfer professionals will convene July 24-26 to discuss issues and opportunities inherent in commercializing small-tech innovation throughout our region.The 2006 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference (MNBC), co-presented by the Washington Technology Center and the Oregon Nanoscience & Microtechnologies Institute, takes place at the Vancouver Hilton. Washington State University Vancouver will co-sponsor the vendor showcase at the conference with the Office of Research and Washington State University’s main campus located in Pullman. Presenters at the conference include three researchers from Washington State University. The purpose of the MNBC conference is to bring together industry leaders involved … » More …