Science

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri‑Cities Birgitte Ahring, professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering at WSU’s Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory (BSEL) in Tri‑Cities, Washington RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor is developing a bioremediation method in...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Several Washington State University Tri-Cities students got to see first-hand how top-tier university research can impact their local community through the WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor’s Summer Scholar Program supported by Washington River Protection Solutions. Throughout the summer, selected students worked...

Richland, WA – “I’ve always wanted to talk about things I find cool.” Since his first taste of teaching younger kids while in high school, Allan Felsot has loved passing along science knowledge and information. And the WSU entomology professor’s love of science shines through decades later. “Being...

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...

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...