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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Innovation 2014

Announcing the Voiland College

Honoring the lifetime contributions of Gene and Linda Voiland to the college, the university, and society, Washington State University’s Board of Regents has renamed the college the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.

Message From the Dean

Learn about the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture.

Gene and Linda Voiland: Giving Back in Return for What Was Given

WSU students, faculty and staff in Voiland College t-shirts celebrating the naming of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Research With Impact:
Coming Soon to an Industry Near You

The work that comes out of the Voiland College will change the world. The researchers at the Voiland College are working on practical and innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest global-scale challenges. Much of the research that comes out of the college in areas such as fuel cells and catalysts, next-generation batteries, biomedical devices, and bioasphalt has commercial implications.

super absorbent hydrogelSuper absorbent gel could help farmers save water

A group of WSU researchers have developed a biodegradable gel that can absorb more than 250 times its weight in water and help farmers hold onto water in drought-stricken fields. [more]

Work Ready, Day One

In the Voiland College, we are known for preparing students for the workplace, so they are work ready on day one. With our land-grant mission and history, we offer a practical education with opportunities for hands-on learning. With our curriculum, we are doing more than ever to meet industry needs, so that our graduates can go on to directly impact Washington and the regional economy.

Final render by WSU students for a hydrogen fueling station that took first place in an international hydrogen design competitionStudents win international prize with hydrogen fueling plan

A group of WSU students designed a plan for an innovative and economical fueling station that could help make environmentally friendly, hydrogen-powered cars a viable option for future transportation. [more]

WSU Everett Mechanical Engineering graduatesGrowing programs to meet demand: Everett sees its first graduates

The first students in WSU’s mechanical engineering program at WSU North Puget Sound Everett received their diplomas. [more]

And more…

Providing a Spark for Future Students
Dick Colf Establishes Two Distinguished Professorships
PACCAR Environmental Technology Building gets underway
$3 million gift supports Bremerton-area scholarships