Undergraduate Research at WSU Tri-Cities

Learn While Doing

WSU Tri-Cities is the Northwest’s leading “Learn while Doing” campus that focuses on developing career-prepared graduates and offer collaborations with the nation’s top-performing laboratories. Undergraduate research opportunities are available in many fields of study and majors. WSU Tri-Cities embraces a hands-on approach to learning. The classroom doors are opened and students work alongside world-class faculty, collaborate with innovative research labs and network with internationally-known companies to solve complex problems, develop cutting edge technology and discover their career path.


Meet Melanie

Melanie Ford, a sophomore viticulture and enology, is working on ways to overcome climate change. She spent the last several years studying its effects on ecosystems in New Zealand cave environments. At WSU Tri-Cities, she researches climate change’s impacts on Washington agriculture, specifically wine and table grapes. She was recently honored with the Washington Campus Compact Presidents’ Award as part of the statewide Students Serving Washington Awards program. Read more…

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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Ryan LearnAssistant Professor (Career Track), Department of MathematicsCIC 125B
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