WSU Research Highlights

September 2017

WSU to lead $30M international partnership

The US Department of Energy has awarded WSU $7.5 to lead a joint U.S./India consortium that will advance the development of the power grid in both countries. Supplemental funding from the Indian Ministry of Science and Technology as well 30 university and industry partners will bring the total project funding to $30 million. – WSU News

WSU engineers will improve U.S. power grid design

Three researchers from WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science are working to redesign the national power grid to more efficiently distribute power and better manage outages. – WSU News

WSU wine science program to receive $1M

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation has pledged $1 million to the WSU Viticulture & Enology Program to fund student scholarships and support state-of-the-art lab facilities. – WSU News

Researchers named to Washington State Academy of Sciences

The Washington State Academy of Sciences has recognized four WSU researchers for their scientific achievements and dedicated work on behalf of the academy and the state of Washington. – WSU News

New x-ray microscope puts WSU at forefront of imaging technology among US universities

A new instrument will advance materials science at WSU when it arrives on campus in October. The ZEISS Xradia Ultra 810 can create 3-D models of a material’s interior down to 50 nanometer resolution. – WSU News

Mapping brain neural networks

A computer algorithm developed at WSU can map brain neural networks for the first time. – WSU News

WSU Research Highlights – September 2017