By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A method of converting a biofuel waste product into a usable and valuable commodity has been discovered by researchers at Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have selected the first group of students for the PNNL-WSU Distinguished Graduate Research Program.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The deputy director of science and technology at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will discuss the impact of PNNL’s research collaborations with Washington State University at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Goertzen Hall 21. A reception will be at 3 p.m. in the Goertzen atrium.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor and alumnus Yong Wang has won the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. A symposium in his honor will be held during the society’s national meeting in New Orleans in March.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods.
By Cameron Probert, Tri-City Herald RICHLAND, Wash. – More classes in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity are planned at Washington State University Tri-Cities, which also intends to hire a faculty member by next fall, said Joseph Iannelli, founding executive director of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – In Elmar Villota’s home country of the Philippines, as much as 15 percent of households do not have electricity. Villota, a doctoral student in biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is motivated to close that gap with renewable energy.
RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University physics instructor and undergraduate have taken part in a study aimed at getting a better understanding of plutonium, a complex element with far-ranging applications in the fields of energy, security and the environment.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers have received a four-year, multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the chemical reactions that cause nuclear waste to change over time.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world.