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Gap fund awards help WSU innovations make an impact

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development

SEATTLE – Development of a universal flu vaccine, a treatment that could regenerate muscles and training to address racial bias are a few innovations that are one step closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University. » More …

Pharmacy professor receives national leadership award

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Neumiller-photo-by-Lori-Maricle-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller has won the national Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award from the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute. It is given annually to a pharmacist less than 10 years into his or her career who has demonstrated the potential to become an influential force in pharmacy. » More …

March 10: Energy summit a glimpse of future smart grid

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

ESICSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers and industry leaders from around the U.S. will gather in Spokane this week for a glimpse of the future smart electric power grid. » More …

Overconfidence linked to one’s view of intelligence

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Ehrlinger-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researcher Joyce Ehrlinger has found that a person’s tendency to be overconfident increases if he or she thinks intelligence is fixed and unchangeable. » More …

Young researcher award funds data science, analysis

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Assefaw-GebremedhinPULLMAN, Wash. – Computer science professor Assefaw Gebremedhin has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for exceptional researchers at the beginning of their careers. » More …

Grand Challenge for Sustainable Resources for Society

 

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Jennifer Adam, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, speaks with Washington State University’s Jan Boll, left, and University of Idaho researcher Erin Brooks during a poster session last week on climate, land use and the sustainable management of agricultural and natural resources. » More …

Key improvement made in solar cell voltage technology

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Kelvin-Lynn-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A critical milestone in solar cell fabrication will help pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources. » More …

Researchers grow cyberforests to predict climate change

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks. » More …

NASA grant to improve fluid flow in outer space

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Mesarovic-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Future astronauts may boldly go farther than ever before, thanks to research at Washington State University recently funded by NASA to study fluids in space. » More …