School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed an environmentally-friendly, plant-based material that for the first time works better than Styrofoam for insulation. WSU Tri-Cities post-doctoral researcher Peipei Wang attaches a cellulose mixture sample to a freeze...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Arthur Baranovskiy was in seventh grade when he broke his arm, an event that would serve as a catalyst for connecting him to his future career. WSU Tri-Cities electrical engineering student Arthur Baranovskiy stands by the solar panels and...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities undergraduate students will display semester and course research and art projects as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition April 30 – May 3. Student present their psychology project during the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition...

WSU Tri-Cities Commencement RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will confer 352 degrees at its commencement ceremony beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick. Doors open at noon. The event is free to the public...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Fulbright scholar Fitria is using her educational experience at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to find new and improved ways of creating successful biofuels and bioproducts. Fitria, a Fulbright Scholar studying at WSU Tri-Cities, is researching pretreatment methods...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Engineering researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities, in partnership with those at the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research Dresden in Germany, have developed a way to 3D print flexible sensors using nanomaterials and a type of plastic in...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – After seeing initial success in developing an ultra high-performance grout to potentially encapsulate solid secondary waste at the Hanford Site, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is providing a Washington State University Tri-Cities professor and his research team with...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – It was engineering that brought student Anthony Michel to Washington State University Tri-Cities and it was the study abroad opportunities that brought a cultural enrichment. A photograph taken by WSU Tri-Cities engineering student Anthony Michel while studying abroad in...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Bin Yang, an associate professor of biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, has been selected for the Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award — the most prestigious appointment in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Fulbright currently awards approximately 8,000 grants annually. Of those, 40...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will highlight semester course projects, research and art as part of the fall Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition on Dec. 11 and 13 at Washington State University Tri-Cities. A student presents at the WSU Tri-CIties Undergraduate Research...