Events

Thursday, August 22

@ 11:00 AM
MME Seminar
Characterizing Complex Mixtures for Improved Chemical Processes- Presented by Steven R. Saunders, Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering.

@ 2:00 PM
VCEA Ice Cream Social
The VCEA brings you Free Ferdinand’s Ice Cream, VCEA Clubs provide toppings!

Friday, August 23

@ 12:00 PM
WSU Bremerton Seminar Series: Building Leadership and Teamwork in Engineering Teams
Fred Rabinovitz is a 35-year degreed engineer with extensive experience in leadership, team formation and dynamics, and senior design coordination.

@4:30 PM
SDC Welcome BBQ
Music, burgers, and SDC student clubs displaying.  Each student will get a free t-shirt and we will take the annual photo in front of Carpenter Hall by Thompson Flats.

Monday, August 26

Free Tutoring begins in Dana 152.

@ 4:10 PM
CHE 598 Seminar Series
Single-Step Conversion of Ethanol to Butadiene and Butenes Over Ag/ZrO2/SBA-16 Catalysts, w/Austin Winkelman.

More Voiland College events.

Go Cougs!

ZDNet highlighted Arda Gozen’sbiosensor research.

Roland Chen and Bernard Van Wie received funding from the Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning Endowment.

Xianming Shi conducted a webinar titled, “The Search for ‘Greener’ Materials for Winter Road Maintenance Operations”, which was co-sponsored by two Tier 1 University Transportation Centers, CAMMSE and CESTiCC. Review the webinar files online.

MME students, staff, and faculty hosted a 3-D Printing Day at the Palouse Discovery Science Center. See photos.

WSU’s NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program has been awarded $2.3 million grant to support training of Ph.D. graduate students.

Recent EE grad, WSU rower Paige Danielson was featured in the WSU Insider.

Opportunities

August 29: Women Seeking Grants Workshop

ADVANCE at WSU and the Association for Faculty Women present a workshop designed for faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral students to identify and overcome challenges associated with seeking research funding. Learn more or register for the workshop.

Sept. 5: Physics & Astronomy 100 Years Celebration

The Department of Physics & Astronomy is celebrating 100 Years of Education, Discovery, and Innovation. Highlights of the Sept. 5 event include Distinguished Colloquium presented by Dr. Dickinson 4:10-5:00 p.m. followed by dedication of the J. Thomas Dickinson Undergraduate Study in Webster Hall and a community-wide reception 5:00-6:30 p.m. Details about this and other 100th anniversary events.

WSU I-Corps Entrepreneurship Program – Apply by Sept. 6

WSU I-Corps is a National Science Foundation funded program enabling students, faculty, staff, and community members to catalyze their technology and innovation concepts for high-growth start-up companies by utilizing LEAN Startup Methodologies. The 10-week course provides teams with education, resources, mentors, and funding to conduct discovery and determine if their innovation is a product-market fit. Apply by September 6.

ORAP “Pitching the Business Value of Your Research” Competition

Cash awards to support lab accounts. Applications are due Sept. 9.

Faculty Award Nominations Due September 13

Faculty awards are given annually by WSU to honor those faculty members who epitomize the highest levels of excellence in the pursuit of the university’s mission and goals. Learn more and nominate a faculty member.

ORAP Travel Grant Competition – Apply by Sept 15

Applications are due Sept. 15.

ORAP RA and $10K Competition – Apply by Sept 24

Opportunity for $10,000 and a doctoral-level research assistant for the calendar year 2020. Applications are due Sept. 24.

ORAP Team Planning Grant – Apply by Oct. 1

Opportunity to win $50,000 plus a two‑semester doctoral-level research assistant to develop an extramural center-type grant proposal. Applications are due by Oct. 1.

NSF – Research Traineeship Program – Apply by Oct. 17

WSU ORAP is now accepting limited submission pre-proposals for the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program. The NRT is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program –Apply by Oct. 22

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

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