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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Reid Miller Excellence in Teaching Award

Taking a Risk

In 2006, Steven Saunders took a risk on research. Today, he’s reaping the reward.

It’s been a year of change for Steven Saunders.

In February, Saunders , an assistant professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, received a prestigious Career award from the National Science Foundation for his groundbreaking research.

In April, he received Voiland College’s Reid Miller Excellence in Teaching Award. » More …

Rising to the challenge

Xiaopeng Bi, faculty at Washington State University at Everett Community College, with students in the classroom.

For Xiaopeng Bi, teaching is both a passion and a privilege.

As one of two founding faculty members of WSU North Puget Sound at Everett’s mechanical engineering program, and the winner of the President’s Distinguished Teaching Award, Bi is well-known for bringing real-world projects into his classrooms. » More …