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Device prompts elderly to remember next task

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Being able to remember a simple daily routine can mean the difference between independent living and life in a nursing home for people with memory loss associated with aging and other forms of cognitive decline.

Research center advances work on smart environments

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Someday, your phone may be so smart that it alerts you to get a decaf as you head to Starbucks, since you’ve already drunk five caffeinated cups of coffee that day. And sensors in your body may alert you to low insulin levels […]

Schweitzer gift in memory of powerful professor Flechsig

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – In honor of a fondly remembered professor, Edmund Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Lab are making donations of $100,000 each to the Alfred and Nancy Flechsig Fund for Laboratory Improvement at Washington State University.

Sankar Jayaram named a ‘Top Idea Innovator’

  Sankar Jayaram Uma Jayaram PULLMAN, Wash. – Sankar (Jay) Jayaram, professor in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and affiliate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been recognized as one of 15 “Top Idea Innovators’’ by Sports Business Journal, an influential national magazine for sports industry […]

WSU prof named fellow of Int’l Federation of Automatic Control

PULLMAN, Wash. – Electrical engineering professor Ali Saberi was recently elected as a fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control. According to the IFAC website, the Fellow Award is given to people who have made outstanding contributions to the automatic control field. Saberi was selected as a fellow for “fundamental contributions to robust control, […]

Graduate student receives top poster award

Chanda PULLMAN, Wash. – Sayonsom Chanda, a graduate student in Washington State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was awarded a prize in the July 2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society’s student poster contest. With his poster, entitled ‘Modeling and Analysis of Campus Microgrid Distribution System, Chanda received […]

Grant aims to increase smart grid workforce

Chen-Ching Liu, left, with students in his lab. PULLMAN, Wash. – With a dramatic need for engineers to build a smart electric power grid, the National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Washington State University for scholarship support for undergraduate and master’s students in electric power engineering. The $640,000 grant will provide19 student scholarships […]