engineering

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other popular fruits from frost damage is showing positive results in tests by Washington State University researchers. The research team recently received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Six student projects were presented with $3,000 as part of the Chancellor’s Summer Scholars program to pursue research in academic fields including environmental and biological sciences, viticulture and enology, mechanical and electrical engineering and fine arts. The Chancellor’s Summer...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Hanwu Lei RICHLAND, Wash. – Efforts to create an environmentally friendly catalyst that will lower the cost and increase the efficiency in producing bio-based jet fuels has netted Washington State University researchers a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National...

By Elinor Lake, intern, WSU Tri-Cities communications RICHLAND, Wash. – Former professor and long-time WSU Tri-Cities donor Ronald Kathren and his wife Susan have donated a huge collection of radiological books to WSU Tri-Cities. Several books as part of the Ronald and Susan Kathren Radiological and Affiliated...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Mechanical engineering students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities capstone course worked with a university arts professor to design and construct a moving tree sculpture that presents the unfortunate realities of the use and discarding of plastic in...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will confer 403 degrees during its commencement ceremony beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick, Wash. Doors open at noon. The event is free to the public and tickets...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will present on a range of research and course projects as part of the Washington State University Tri-Cities Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition, noon-1 p.m. May 1-3 in the Consolidated Information Center on campus.  Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition “We invite...