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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 26PI Roles & Responsibilities10:30 AMLighty 280 - RSVP
Sept 26Dean Mary Rezac Town Hall Meeting3:30 PMETRL 101 and videoconf
Sept 27PI Roles & Responsibilities1:30 PMLighty 280 - RSVP
Oct 1Evening with Industry presented by the Society of Women Engineers5:30 PMSEL Event Center
Oct 6Oct 6 Simpson Strong-Tie Symposium.

Limited to 60 students. Deadline for registration is Sept 28
Oct 8JCDREAM Symposium9 – 5 PMWSU Everett
Oct 15 - 19WSU Research WeekVariousVarious

More Voiland College events.
More WSU Research events.

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.

Nomination guidelines for the award.

Award and Research OpportunitiesAgencyClose Date
Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) ProgramNSF9/27/2018
Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass DestructionDOD09/30/2018
Idaho National Laboratory Graduate FellowshipINLFall 2018
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Fellowship – Post GradsLLNL10/01/2018
National Security Internship Program for Undergraduates and GraduatesPNNL10/03/2018
Cooperative & Experiential Education Division Student Co-op of the Year / Student Intern of the Year AwardCEED-ASEE11/02/2018
Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM)NSFWSU Deadline: 1/8/2019
NSF CMMI CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop- March 25 – 27, in Charlotte, NCNSF01/08/2019
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)NSF ($2-4M/yr)WSU Deadline: Anticipated, 4/4/2019
Crimson Spirit AwardWSUOngoing
WSU Office of Research Information SessionsWSU Office of ResearchOngoing
ONNL Alternate Sponsored Fellowships (ASF) for Students, Faculty, and Visiting ScientistsPNNL, DOEContinuous
NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG, & MPS(Supplements to existing NSF awards)NSFContinuous
Experiential, Cooperative, and Work-integrated Education Research GrantsCEED- ASEEContinuous

WSU Limited Submission Opportunities and Deadlines.
WSU Office of Research’s Large Funding Opportunities Database.

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 Honors College Research Opportunities and Internships Database.

Voiland College Career & Internship Center.

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.

For more safety tips, contact Environmental Health and Safety at ehs@wsu.edu.

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