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WSU students win national design, construction competition

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

DBIA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – A team of Washington State University students earned first place in the Design-Build Institute of America’s national student competition held Nov. 8-10 in Philadelphia. » More …

NSF program developing innovation, WSU entrepreneurs

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

nsf icorps_logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Kevin Gray, a chemical engineering instructor at Washington State University, had a revolutionary idea. » More …

High-efficiency building bloopers revealed through occupant studies

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

air vent with cover over itPULLMAN, Wash. – Many researchers know that new high-efficiency buildings don’t typically get used as intended. The numbers don’t add up, and occupants can easily waste energy if they do not understand how to use the building. » More …

Changing climate to bring more landslides on logged land WSU research shows

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say landslides on logged forests will be more widespread as the Northwest climate changes. » More …

Nov. 8-17: Homeless shelter designs featured at exhibit

homeless shelter paper modelBy Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s School of Design and Construction will hold an exhibition featuring student designs for portable homeless shelters, as well as a full-scale version that they built. » More …

Nov 7: Bandyopadhyay speaks on 3D printing technology at Bose Lecture

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Professor Amit Bandypadhyay will discuss 3D printing of materials for structural and biomedical applications at the annual Anjan Bose Outstanding Researcher Lecture. » More …

Engineering hardware hackathon reveals students’ innovative skills

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Student creates innovation in WSU Hardware Hackathon PULLMAN, Wash. – Zach Gherman carefully connected his wind turbine to a voltmeter, a device that measures electric voltage, and waited for a reading to emerge. After several nervous seconds of peering into the screen, he pumped his fists in the air and said “six volts,” while his teammate Yousef Saleh grinned broadly. » More …

WSU e-bandage combats drug-resistant bacteria, wins defense innovation award

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

defense tech award PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team was awarded the TechConnect Defense Innovation Award at this year’s Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges summit for their invention of an electrochemical scaffold to combat drug-resistant bacterial wound infections » More …

Teams forming for Future City STEM competition hosted by WSU

By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Future City Competition logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Teams are forming for the regional Future City Competition for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from Washington, Idaho and Montana. » More …

WSU developing big data technology for U.S. Army

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University and Carnegie Mellon University team has received a grant from the U.S. Army Research Office to develop a novel computing platform for emerging big data applications. » More …