Opportunities

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Aaron Feaver has been named as Director of the Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM).

Andy O ’Fallon received the Critical Literacies Achievement and Success Program’s Faculty Award.

Lars Neuenschwander, Austin Anderson, Devon McCornack and Paige Danielson were named among WSU’s Top Ten Seniors.

Frank Scholars Lars Neuenschwander and TJ Goble finished in first place at the WSU Business Plan Competition.

BBC Future interviewed Diane Cook about robot carers.

WSU Insider featured Mona Ghandi’s new inflatable structure studio project, Pneu World. The Inlander also wrote a story on the project.

The Daily Evergreen featured a story on Steve Austin.

The Daily Evergreen featured Phil Gruen’s student WSU architectural research project to compose an informational booklet that will help guide future builders to be consistent with the campus’s design standards.

The Daily Evergreen highlighted the launch of the Noble Stoneman Memorial Scholarship.

Fox 43 News highlighted a partnership between WSU’s Sports Science Lab and Major League Baseball.

Award-winning interior design student Keyaira Mumford was featured in the Daily Evergreen.

Bryan Minor was interviewed by the Lewiston Tribune about the Robot Activity Support System, A deceptively simple-looking robot being tested to assist the elderly at home.

Seth McPherson took first place and WSU took home the trophy in the annual AISME Paper Night competition between UI and WSU.

Jordan Raymond won the 2019 WSU Emeritus Society Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award in Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Graduate students Haley Ladenburg, Sean Anderson, and Tobias Jimenez were named winners of the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment’s Top Ten for Students Design Competition.

Caitlin Grover and Jessie Schweitzer recently took part in the Material Advantage Student Program’s Congressional Visits Day in Washington, D.C., where they had an opportunity to educate decision makers about the importance of funding for basic science, engineering and technology.

Events

DateEventTimeLocation
May 3MME Seminar: Design of Soft Robots: Smart Actuation and Controlled Motion10:30 AMETRL 101
May 6Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Seminar Molecular Precursor Derived Ceramics and Layered Composites for Energy Storage Devices8:30 AMWegner G1

More Voiland College events.

Awards and Research

Professional Development Mini Grant – Apply by April 30

Professional development is highly valued by Washington State University and is supported by the President’s and Provosts’ offices. The APMGF is a supplemental fund and is intended to provide matching funds in conjunction with the AP’s unit/department. The committee will disburse a maximum of $3,000 per fiscal year with a maximum award amount of $250 per recipient. Deadline is April 30.

WESKA Entrepreneurship Boot Camp – Apply by May 17

Are you a WSU graduate student or postdoctoral associate who is curious about entrepreneurship? The WSU Entrepreneurship Skills and Knowledge Accelerator, June 10-14, could be for you!

Opportunities and Deadlines

OpportunityAgencyClose Date
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