Go Cougs!

The Office of the Provost Food Drive to benefit the Pullman and Moscow communities runs until 12 pm Noon on December 14. Provost Bernardo and Mrs. Bernardo will match each donation pound for pound! Please deliver canned and non-perishable food items to the donation box that will be near the elevator on the 5th Floor of Carpenter Hall.

Yuehe Lin was named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics.

Nick Engdahl, in the journal Advances in Water Resources, is the first researcher to model how synthetic fibers move through the environment. His work was highlighted on the Weather Channel.

WSU Tri-Cities’ Coding Cougs Club recently finished second at the DUBHACKS hackathon.

Karl Olsen was recognized as a Provost Featured Faculty Member.

Jinwen Zhang is partnering with Hang Liu, assistant professor in WSU’s Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles to help reduce landfill waste through cotton waste textile recycling.

Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar and Ben Belzer are helping the hard drive industry increase the number of bits per square inch, or information density, stored on a hard disk by a factor of 10, according to the Daily Evergreen.

Mona Ghandi’s research project “Architecture of Emotive Intelligence” was in the winner section of the “Laka Competition: Architecture that Reacts” and it got Honorable Mention in the competition.

Upcoming Seminars and Events

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.

Be Safe Cougs

Winter Driving
The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) offers the following winter driving tips this holiday season. Protect yourself and your passengers. Allow extra time to reach your destination during inclement weather. It takes only one unprepared or careless driver to slow or stop traffic. Practice the following:

  • Drive for conditions – slower speeds, slower acceleration.
  • Check to see if you have traction tires.
  • Know what the traction advisories mean.
  • Do not use cruise control.
  • Four-wheel and all-wheel vehicles do not stop or steer better on ice.
  • Leave extra room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you– the larger the vehicle, the longer the stopping distance.
  • Slow down when approaching intersections, ramps, bridges, chain-up areas, or shady spots. If you find yourself behind a snowplow, slow down and give the plow a little extra room.

Pass information and driving apps from Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana departments of transportation can be found on WSU’s Safety website.

Research Opportunities

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

Award and Research OpportunitiesAgencyClose Date
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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