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Student’s asphalt research earns national recognition
March 2, 2015

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

WuPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University student is helping the state transportation department investigate the use of steel in asphalt road paving to reduce tire wear. Shenghua Wu also is helping the agency evaluate the use of recycled asphalt shingles in pavement used across the state.

Team takes third in regional construction management contest
February 18, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A student team from the Washington State University construction management program took third place at the regional Associated School of Construction student competition, the largest construction management competition in the U.S.

New director for engineering and technology management
February 18, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Zentz-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Kim Zentz, former chief executive officer of the Innovate Washington Foundation, has been named director of Washington State University’s engineering and technology management (ETM) program.

Mix of skills, viewpoints drives student-entrepreneur success
February 9, 2015

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

go-kefi-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Monica Bomber, Amanda Scott and Troy Carpenter sit in a Todd Hall conference room surrounded by half-full mugs of coffee and crushed Red Bull cans.

Students get grant to promote computer science to girls
February 5, 2015

cougar-quest-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Women who become computer scientists end up in high-paying, interesting jobs where they tackle challenges that make a difference in the world. So why are fewer girls studying computer science than 30 years ago?

Scientist earns top national award for biofuels research
February 2, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

xiao-zhang-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University professor Xiao Zhang has received a prestigious National Science Foundation award to junior faculty for his work in converting tough plant material to liquid fuels.

Researchers receive grant to improve electric power grid
January 22, 2015

The electric power grid and electronic communications are increasingly intertwined and interconnected as part of our complex 21st century United State infrastructure. But, when an extreme event like a large snowstorm or hurricane brings down part of the network, it’s pretty clear what can happen: chaos.

Engineering professor named an ASME fellow
November 10, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

C-Richards-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Cecilia Richards has been named a 2014 fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for outstanding achievements in micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) power and small-scale engines.

Oct. 9: Info session for engineering entrepreneur program
October 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Tesla-visit-200PULLMAN, Wash. – Students interested in starting and running a technology-based business are invited to an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Dana 15 at Washington State University. Refreshments will be served.