RICHLAND, Wash. – Wayne J. Martin, recently retired from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as acting chief operations officer for national security directorate, was honored Friday with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of career achievements, mentorship of aspiring scientists and service to education in the Tri-Cities community.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Lura J. Powell, former director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and a long-standing leader in the U.S. research and technology community, is the newest member of the Washington State University Board of Regents. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment today.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Norbert Kruse, an internationally known researcher in the area of catalysis, has joined the Washington State University faculty as Voiland distinguished professor. In 2008, Gene and Linda Voiland made a significant gift to the School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, which was subsequently named in their honor. The gift has allowed the […]
As an energy source, fermented sugar is amazingly versatile: one form can liven up a party, another can propel a car. It might also form the basis for making disposable diapers, antifreeze and plastic pop bottles. In a drive for renewable, cost-effective technology, Northwest researchers are taking green chemistry into the future by studying how […]
TRI-CITIES – Washington State University Tri-Cities will hold a Topping Off Ceremony for the Bioproducts, Sciences, and Engineering Laboratory at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30. The ceremony will take place on the WSU Tri-Cities campus at the northern boundary of the construction project-just south of the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University Drive, Richland. A topping […]
The $24 million biomass lab, being built in the Tri-Cities by Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will study ways to turn agricultural wastes into valuable products and will support the state’s push for clean biofuels. A ground-breaking ceremony for the new Bioproducts, Sciences & Engineering Lab in Richland, was held April 13. The […]
A biodiesel-powered backhoe scooped out the first bucket of dirt on April 13 during a ground breaking of the Washington State University Tri-Cities’ new Bioproducts, Sciences & Engineering Laboratory. Gov. Chris Gregoire, who spoke at the event, said the new laboratory will help Washington create new markets and industry in the bioproducts fields that will […]
TRI-CITIES — Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the Washington State University College of Business and Economics and Washington State University Tri-Cities have announced the formation of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship. Focusing on the exploration and development of technology-based business opportunities in the mid-Columbia region, the institute will be headquartered on WSU’s Richland campus and is […]