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Letter from the Dean – August 16, 2017

Dear Voiland College Family,

Welcome to the start of the 2017-2018 academic year!

I joined the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and Washington State University on July 1st and have spent the last several weeks getting to know the campuses and the college. I want to say thanks to those who have spent time showing me our facilities and discussing our programs. I’m quite impressed by what I’ve seen and I’m looking forward to meeting undergraduate students in the next few weeks. It’s an exciting time to be in higher education and I’m honored to have the opportunity to join the Voiland College family. » More …

Please welcome MME interim director Indranath Dutta

Dear Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Indranath Dutta as the interim director of the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

MME’s continued success is essential for the growth and vitality of Voiland College. Therefore, I am pleased to have an individual with Indranath’s insight, capabilities, and experience to serve as the next director. » More …

Thanks for a great year!

Dear Colleagues,

The end of the school year is upon us, and I wanted to take a few moments to thank you all for your hard work during this year of transition.

At this time of year, many of you are working hard to support your students as they make their way through final projects, exams, and graduation. At the same time, it’s a great time to recognize and enjoy the successes that come about from our efforts. » More …

Upcoming #CougsGive Day

Dear Colleagues,

The year is flying by, and we are entering the busiest time of the school year. Senior capstone design projects are underway, our convocation awards event is just around the corner, and many students are gearing up for upcoming club competitions. Before you know it, graduation will be here, and our seniors will be moving on into their professional careers. » More …

Happy Holidays!

Dear Colleagues,

Happy Holidays! I wanted to thank you for your efforts in supporting the college and university’s recent Giving Tuesday campaign. We were successful in raising funds for our students and transformative research through this collaborative effort, and I truly appreciate your generosity and hard work for this college. » More …

Join us for Giving Tuesday

Dear Colleagues,

In the WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, we provide transformational educational experiences for our students while we work to solve some of our nation’s most critical challenges.

During tomorrow’s national #GivingTuesday, please make a difference by supporting our students’ efforts to build Washington State’s first refueling station for cars that run on hydrogen – a clean, renewable energy resource. » More …

Executive Leadership Board meeting

Dear Colleagues,

We recently hosted the college’s Executive Leadership Board for our semi-annual meeting. I enjoyed meeting with this important group of industry and community leaders who provide valuable industry perspective and guidance for our college.

Our meeting was focused on the transformative educational experiences in the Voiland College. My goal is for the Voiland College to be recognized as the top choice for degrees in engineering and design in the Northwest. While our research successes are important, I am excited to let our board and others know about the unique opportunities for our students, such as active clubs, entrepreneurship, internships, and undergraduate research, that allow them to get hands-on experience and to graduate job-ready day-one. » More …

Innovation Magazine 2016

Dear alumni and friends,

After a decade of dedicated leadership as dean of our college, Candis Claiborn has returned to the faculty ranks and resumed her teaching and research in environmental engineering. We are thankful for Candis’ leadership and passion for WSU. During her tenure, the college had dramatic growth in student enrollment, faculty, and research. Our programs expanded throughout the state, our college was renamed, and this year we opened the impressive PACCAR Environmental Technology Building. With continuing high demand for our graduates, the Voiland College is playing an increasingly central role as an engine for economic growth. » More …