Research

Interested in a career in engineering? Check out the ABET-accredited and nationally recognized WSU Tri-Cities engineering programs at tricities.wsu.edu/engineering. By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team of Washington State University Tri-Cities student mechanical engineers partnered with Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) to design a prototype...

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new Washington State University research. The WSU scientists improved the software used to track thousands of near-Earth asteroids...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities A new book by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities associate professor of history examines the complex relationship between religion, race, and government‑led antipoverty initiatives, and how this complex dynamic resonates in today’s political situation. WSU Tri-Cities history professor Robert Bauman In his book,...

RICHLAND, Wash. – The rising number of organic grape‑growing regions in the Pacific Northwest presents a new opportunity for wine marketing around the popular wine buzzword terroir, according to a new study by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities researcher. The term “terroir” derives from the French word “terre,”...

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...