Go Cougs!

Faculty and students working on the Rural Communities Design Initiative’s Pullman Depot renovation were featured in the Daily Evergreen.

Engineering students from WSU’s Team Mentoring Program recently toured several Boeing facilities in Everett, Wash.

Diane Cook was featured in an InsuranceNewsNet article highlighting smart technology advances and concerns for senior independent living.

Marc Levin gave a webinar for Chemical Processing Journal titled, “Runaway Reactions.”

Be Safe Cougs

Decking the Halls
Decorating for the holiday season? Be careful when hanging lights. Use clips, instead of nails to ensure that the cords are not damaged. Any strings with loose or broken wires need to be replaced. Never hang up decorations about doors or windows.

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

Upcoming Seminars and Events

Oct. 1-Nov 30Faculty Registration for Fall Commencement
Nov 27Giving Tuesday—Supporting the ASWSU Coug Health Fund - a student-run, student-led initiative to directly support WSU students within the realms of mental health and sexual violence prevention.
Nov 27ESIC Seminar Series: Resilient Infrastructure Systems:  Assessment and Decision-Making with Ji Yun Lee11 AMETRL 101
Nov 29MME Seminar: “Engineering Funding 101–Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors”11 AMETRL 101
Dec 33rd Year Architect Student Showcase4 PMFine Art Locker Gallery
Dec 3Seminar by Simon Bare, Distinguished Staff Scientist, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, “X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Heterogeneous Catalysis: a Retrospective and Perspective”4:10 PMADBF 1002
Dec 4ESIC Seminar Series: Renewable Scenario Generation Using Adversarial Networks with Baosen Zhang11 AMETRL 101
Dec 7Fall 2018 EECS Senior Design Poster Competition
Award ceremony to follow in ETRL 101
10 – 1:30EME hallways
VariousWSU Training for Supervisors
Topics include workplace management issues, recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity, preventing sexual harassment, etc.
VariousHRS Research Administration Series
Subjects include grant process, compliance, F&A costs, cost sharing, award administration, etc.

More Voiland College events.
More WSU Research events.

Research Opportunities

Be aware of the latest updates from NSF on PPAPG changes for the coming year.

Award and Research OpportunitiesAgencyClose Date
ASEE 2019 Curtis W. McGraw Research AwardASEE12/03/2018
WSU New Faculty Seed GrantsWSU12/05/2018
Notice of Intent
Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM)NSFWSU Deadline: 1/8/2019
NSF CMMI CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop- March 25 – 27, in Charlotte, NCNSF01/08/2019
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 ProposalsJCATI03/01/2019
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.

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