By Karen Hunt, Office of Research PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University tops the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture research and development expenditures, according to the most recent figures available.
SEATTLE – Washington state-based Alaska Airlines today made history flying the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed forests.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 500 students from 40 schools in Washington and Idaho will compete at Washington State University Saturday for up to $100,000 in cash prizes in the Alaska Airlines’ Imagine Tomorrow competition.
By Charles Burke, WSU NARA PULLMAN, Wash. – The newest findings about using material left in forest slash piles to produce alternative biofuels for jet aircraft and other co-products will be presented in a series of five free wood-to-biofuel webinars in October.
By Charles Burke, WSU NARA PULLMAN, Wash. – The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) has received a national award for advancing learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through projects addressing real environmental problems.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Education is helping Adriana Guzman pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, so she chose a summer research project about educating the next generation of environmental scientists. The focus isn’t health science, but she still found common ground.
By Ralph Cavalieri, WSU associate vice president for alternative energy PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 135,000 people will visit the Paris Air Show this week to explore the next generation of aviation innovation. Developing the next generation of aviation jet fuels must be part of this conversation.
SEATTLE – Washington state’s hometown airline is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to advance the production and use of alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the tree limbs and branches that remain after a forest harvest.