WSU researchers led by Anurag Srivastava received a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create software tools and simulators to enable efficient decision making by power grid operators.
Partha Pande and Deuk Heo received a US patent for their invention “Systems and Methods for Network Routing in Small-World Network-On-Chip Devices.”
Ramin Fallahzadeh, Yuchao Ma, and Seyed Ali Rokni, recent graduates from the Embedded and Pervasive Systems Lab recently joined Stanford University, Amazon.com, and Yelp, respectively.
Claire Martin was named Academic Services’ Student-Athlete of the Month.
Subhanshu Gupta was interviewed by Electropages in a story about WSU’s research that created a biofuel cell that can produce the microwatts of power needed for implantable biomedical sensor electronics.
Alla Kostyukova received a DAAD fellowship.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Chapter received an award for having the best booth at the “Halloween at Washington State” 2018 kids carnival in Beasley Coliseum.
Norbert Kruse served as the honorary chair of the 11th International Congress on Catalysis & Automotive Pollution Control in Brussels, Belgium.
Jan Boll was interviewed in a Daily Evergreen article about climate change.
Michael Wolcott was interviewed in a GreenBiz article on the aviation biofuel industry.
Upcoming Seminars and Events
|Nov 7||2019 New Faculty Seed Grant Q&A Session||11:30 AM||Lighty 280|
|Nov 8||Seminar: “Conglomeration of MME knowledge in mobile devices”||11 AM||ETRL 101|
|Nov 14||Global Entrepreneurship Week: Pitch Demo, Shark Tank Style||6:00 PM – 8:00 PM||Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center|
|Various||WSU Training for Supervisors|
Topics include workplace management issues, recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity, preventing sexual harassment, etc.
|Various||HRS Research Administration Series|
Subjects include grant process, compliance, F&A costs, cost sharing, award administration, etc.
Be Safe Cougs
Do you know where your office’s first aid kit can be found? How about your fire extinguishers? WSU supervisors are responsible for ensuring that employees are aware of current applicable University and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Use WSU’s safety orientation checklist to familiarize the safety do’s and don’ts with your unit.
For more safety information, contact Environmental Health and Safety at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Award and Research Opportunities||Agency||Close Date|
|President’s Employee Excellence Awards|
Recognizing outstanding contributions to the University by administrative professional and classified employees from across the state.
|ASEE 2019 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award||ASEE||12/03/2018|
|Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM)||NSF||WSU Deadline: 1/8/2019|
|NSF CMMI CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop- March 25 – 27, in Charlotte, NC||NSF||01/08/2019|
|The Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) Program 2019 Summer Term |
The VFP seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community in order to expand the workforce vital to the DOE mission areas. As part of the program, selected university/college faculty members collaborate with DOE laboratory research staff on a research project of mutual interest. Faculty member participants may invite up to two students (one of which may be a graduate student) to participate in the research project
|2019 JCATI Request for Proposals||JCATI||03/01/2019|
|Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)||NSF ($2-4M/yr)||WSU Deadline: Anticipated, 4/4/2019|
|Crimson Spirit Award||WSU||Ongoing|
|WSU Office of Research Information Sessions||WSU Office of Research||Ongoing|
|ONNL Alternate Sponsored Fellowships (ASF) for Students, Faculty, and Visiting Scientists||PNNL, DOE||Continuous|
|NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG, & MPS (Supplements to existing NSF awards)||NSF||Continuous|
|Experiential, Cooperative, and Work-integrated Education Research Grants||CEED- ASEE||Continuous|
For Your Information
The annual benefits open enrollment period for eligible WSU faculty and staff begins Thursday, Nov. 1 and runs through Friday, Nov. 30. This is the one time each year changes can be made to your account without the occurrence of a special event (job change, marriage, etc.). All WSU faculty and staff system-wide can participate, regardless of location.