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Through Sept. 22: Students display shelters for the homeless

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Creative, affordable shelters for the homeless that were researched, designed and built by Washington State University graduate students are on display through Sept. 22 in the Carpenter Hall gallery.

Alumnus builds civic leadership on engineering degree

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture ABERDEEN, Wash. – The practical problem-solving Erik Larson learned as a civil engineering student at Washington State University is serving him well in politics. His term as mayor will begin in January in Aberdeen, a small Washington town located about an hour west of Olympia.

Student intern promotes virtual NFL experience in Europe

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University intern Blake Rowe recently was tasked with a unique challenge: Give a real-life demonstration of NFL football in the heart of England, where “football” can only mean one thing – soccer.

Lifetime achievement award honors researcher

PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty member Cornelius F. Ivory has been recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering work and leadership in electrokinetics (the motion of small particles in fluids induced by an electrical field).

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.

Nov. 14: Hackathon connects students to Internet technology

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, 24-hour Hardware Hackathon will see 28 teams competing to create any hardware system that connects to the Internet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in Sloan Hall 175 at Washington State University.

WSU hosts national bioplastics conference Nov. 16-18

Washington State University’s Pullman campus will play host to the bioplastics industry Nov. 16-18. Members of Iowa State University (ISU), Washington State University, the Ford Motor Company, USDA, Boeing, and 3M, as well as many others, will meet to discuss new projects in the development of biologically based plastics from renewable resources for the Center […]

Oct. 30: Fun robot challenge midterm is open to public

By Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Mechanical engineering students will show off their robotic skills to the public during a competition at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 152, at Washington State University.

Lab’s new equipment advances research

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Dust particles don’t stand a chance in Washington State University’s cleanroom, one of only three in the state.