Research

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...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Few gifts say Happy Valentine’s Day better than wine and chocolate. These time-honored hallmarks of affection are among the most popular and beloved Valentine’s traditions. But exactly what makes them so desirable, so delicious, has long remained a mystery. Now, a pair of...

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. – Eyes were opened and hearts touched as students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities psychology statistics course recently worked with homeless people at Tri-City Union Gospel Mission. A student in a WSU Tri-Cities psychology statistics course volunteers her time...