Go Cougs!

Anurag Srivastava was awarded $500,000 through the University of Utah on their project focused on resiliency for Pacific Corp as part of the DOE $36M Advanced Solar Energy Integration program.

The Daily Evergreen reported on the marine drag research of Konstantin Matveev.

Ayumi Manawadu placed second in the WSU Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

Resource Recycling featured Karl Englund’s wind turbine recycling research.

WSU Insider featured Frank Scholars TJ Goble and Lars Neuenschwander.

Xiao Zhang is researching how to protect fruit trees from the cold with nanocrystals.

Parisa Shabestari won an outstanding presentation award at the 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition.

VIDEO: Mike Wolcott talks sustainable aviation biofuels in a nice clip from the Port of Seattle.

Congrats to our SURCA award winners!

  • Crimson: Jamie Kemple, Keyaira Mumford, Chandler Shannon
  • Gray: Stephen Bone, Cory Gunson, Kacie Salmon, Seth McPherson
  • Novice: Stephen Bone

Be Safe Cougs

New Chemical Waste Labelling Requirements

The Department of Ecology recently adopted amendments to the Dangerous Waste regulations. New labeling requirements will impact anyone collecting chemical waste in a container greater than one gallon.


Apr 2Currie & Brown Faculty Meet & Green with Civil, Construction Management, Mechanical, Industrial, Architecture, Interior Design, and Data Analytics4-5 PMSloan 146
Apr 2Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award Reception3:30 PMLewis
Apr 8VSCEB Seminar by Olivia Reynolds, Ph.D. Candidate, VSCEB, “Validation, Optimization, and Miniaturization of a Dual Ionophore Ion Selective Electrode Biosensor”4:10PMSPARK G45/ Floyd 210 (WSU Tri-Cities)
Apr 8CE Seminar- Ryan Andersen, Alaska DOT4:10 PMETRL 101
Apr 8CE Seminar- LTPP and Pavement Innovations Webinar: Kevin Senn, P.E., Principal of NCE4:10 PMSloan 7
Apr 10#CougsGiveAll DayOnline
Apr 12Donuts with the Dean…and Mom1:40 PMSloan
Apr 18VCEA Convocation3 PMCUB
Apr 20VCEA Capstone and Internship Expo9-12 PMCUB
Ends Apr 26Faculty Registration for Spring Commencement  
May 4Spring Commencement11:30 AMBeasley Coliseum
VariousWSU Training for Supervisors. Topics include workplace management issues, recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity, preventing sexual harassment, etc.VariousVarious
VariousHRS Research Administration Series. Subjects include grant process, compliance, F&A costs, cost sharing, award administration, etc.VariousVarious

Awards and Research

Opportunities and Deadlines

OpportunityAgencyClose Date
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)NSF ($2-4M/yr)WSU Deadline: Anticipated, 4/4/2019
Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program - The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratoriesDOE05/09/2019
Army Research Laboratory Distinguished Postdoctoral FellowshipNASEM05/31/2019
Crimson Spirit AwardWSUOngoing
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

Additional Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program is accepting applications for the Fall 2019 term. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. Applications are due May 29.

Additional Opportunities