Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors welcome new leader, broader mission

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has elevated the university’s Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors program to a Presidential Task Force status and appointed associate professor Amit Dhingra to lead the program. The moves signify the increased institutional emphasis WSU is placing on efforts to translate university research into products and services that benefit the public. The […]

When the federal budget funds scientific research, it’s the economy that benefits

This article by WSU’s Chris Keane, Vice President for Research appeared in The Conversation in late July. Emergency: You need more disposable diapers, right away. You hop into your car and trust your ride will be a safe one. Thanks to your phone’s GPS and the microchips that run it, you map out how to […]

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Washington State CleanTech Industry Emphasizes Importance of Federal Energy Research Funding

Seattle. CleanTech Alliance newsletter, 2017 Washington State business, government and academic leaders, including WSU’s Dr. Noel Schulz, held a roundtable on Friday, August 25, to call for continued federal investment in the vital energy research. CleanTech Alliance hosted the forum, which featured Senator Maria Cantwell and Utilities and Transportation Commission Chair David Danner. Attendees included: […]

Recycling leads to new products and jobs

Global Fiberglass Solutions, Inc. is helping industries reduce their environmental impact and growing jobs in Washington and beyond. For the past three years, Washington State University researchers have helped advance both missions.

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