Heping Liu’s atmospheric research was featured in Earth & Space Science News.
Ph.D. computer science student Yunshu Du used data analytics to avoid the crowds at the student rec center.
Xianming Shi’s coal fly ash-to-concrete research was featured by the Borgen Project.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering researchers are part of national, multidisciplinary team that will begin a five‑year effort to test new technology and practices that can help water flow to high‑valued uses, supported by a $5 million grant from the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area.
Jake Leachman presented WSU’s Common Reading Lecture on sustainable energy.
Anurag Srivastava organized an NSF workshop where data scientists and power engineers came together to discuss power grid resilience.
Zochil Castro was awarded an ASLA travel scholarship.
For Your Information
WSU’s Office of Research will be awarding a $500 prize for best “Big Idea” submitted by an individual or team from WSU to the NSF 2026 Idea Machine by October 5.
Upcoming Seminars and Events
|Sept 26||PI Roles & Responsibilities||10:30 AM||Lighty 280 - RSVP|
|Sept 26||Dean Mary Rezac Town Hall Meeting||3:30 PM||ETRL 101 and videoconf|
|Sept 27||PI Roles & Responsibilities||1:30 PM||Lighty 280 - RSVP|
|Oct 1||Evening with Industry presented by the Society of Women Engineers||5:30 PM||SEL Event Center|
|Oct 6||Oct 6 Simpson Strong-Tie Symposium.|
Limited to 60 students. Deadline for registration is Sept 28
|Oct 8||JCDREAM Symposium||9 – 5 PM||WSU Everett|
|Oct 15 - 19||WSU Research Week||Various||Various|
Award and Research Opportunities
Call for Nominations –ASEE 2019 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award
The Engineering Research Council of ASEE is pleased to announce the 2019 call for nominations for the Curtis W. McGraw Research Award. The Curtis W. McGraw Research Award was established in 1957 to recognize outstanding early achievements by young engineering faculty and to encourage the continuance of such productivity. Two awards will be made – one to the top applicant from a PhD granting program and one to the top applicant from a non-PhD granting program. We are accepting nominations for candidates under the age of 40 years on June 30, 2019. Nominations will be accepted through December 3, 2018.
Student Research Opportunities and Internships
WSU offers a number of opportunities available to undergraduate students who wish to gain experiences working in their field of interest, including:
WSU’s student employment/internship portal: Handshake.
Be Safe Cougs
Office for Equal Opportunity
If you or someone you know experiences discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence, WSU’s Office for Equal Opportunity is here to help. Please take a moment to review the support options below, or call 509-335-8288.
Support: You can find a list of campus-specific resources, including confidential resources, such as victim advocates, counselors, and medical providers, on the Office for Equal Opportunity’s resources Web page.
Reporting Options: Anyone who wishes to report discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual violence (including harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, and/or sexual assault) can choose from a number of options, including reporting directly to WSU’s Title IX Coordinator, to the WSU Office for Equal Opportunity, to an appropriate Title IX Co-Coordinator (the list of area Title IX Co-Coordinators and Title IX Liaisons for each campus is available at the following link: OEO website), and/or to local law enforcement agencies. You can find information about the different reporting options at the following link: reporting Web page.
Please know that while OEO will generally defer to a complainant’s wishes (and privacy rights) regarding whether to contact police and/or file a criminal complaint, there are some, limited, situations in which the safety of the WSU community or other considerations may require OEO to report an incident to police. OEO will attempt to inform the complainant prior to doing so.
Training: Please visit the Office for Equal Opportunity website for access to online trainings, information about bystander training, and/or to request in-person training through our online form at the following link: OEO training Web page.
Relevant Policies: You can find information on the WSU Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct and the Standards of Conduct for Students at the following links: Office for Equal Opportunity website and Office of Student Conduct website.
Accessibility: You can find information on campus accessibility, accommodation processes, and complaint procedures on the Access website.
If you would like more information, the Office for Equal Opportunity can discuss campus-specific resources and options with you. Feel free to call the Office for Equal Opportunity at 509-335-8288, email TitleIX.Coordinator@wsu.edu, or fill out our online complaint form at the following link: online complaint form website. You will not be required to disclose information specific to your concern unless you feel comfortable doing so; you may also contact the Office for Equal Opportunity anonymously.