News: Garcia-Perez

WSU’s Biological Systems Engineers celebrate a century of impact

From the Dean’s Desk – Dr. Powers Attends BSE Faculty History Celebration

Celebrating a century of impact by WSU’s Biological Systems Engineers

From the Dean’s Desk – Dr. Powers looking forward to BSE Faculty History Celebration

Residents Hope to Prevent Wildfire With BioChar

September 23, 2021  |   NWPB How Residents In The Methow Valley Are Hoping To Prevent Wildfire By Creating BioChar. Residents in the Methow Valley are applying pyrolysis to reduce an overabundance of small-diameter trees and woody debris, which has built up over decades in the surrounding forests. Pyrolysis takes this excess biomass and heats it […]

New chair encourages discoveries in Biological Systems Engineering

July 23, 2020  |   WSU Insider Manuel Garcia-Pérez, Professor, New Chair of Biological Systems Engineering, Encourages Discoveries. Manuel Garcia-Pérez is excited to lead faculty and students as they make discoveries for a healthy environment, renewable energy, productive and sustainable agriculture, and safe and nutritious foods. “I am a big believer in the magic of committed […]

Research Corner: Dr. Manuel Garcia-Pérez

September 24, 2018  |  Pullman, WA   Our world’s dependency on fossil fuels is one of the biggest challenges facing society today. The planet’s fossil fuel reserves are declining and the side effects of extracting and using these fuels are damaging our environment. Thus, a top priority amongst researchers is finding a cleaner, sustainable alternative […]

WSU researchers develop material that could save honey bees

April 10, 2018 | KREM 2, by Luke Morand Researchers have developed a new material that attracts pesticide residue in bees and, when ingested, the particles absorb the pesticide toxins. PULLMAN, Wash. — Researchers at Washington State University have developed a new material that could help save honey bees. It is all thanks to a microscopic particle […]

WSU Among the Winners

Honey Bee Health Coalition Congratulates Winners of Nutrition Competition The Honey Bee Health Coalition announced today that it has awarded $40,000 to four innovative projects aimed at improving honey bee nutrition and supporting honey bee and pollinator health. The awards, announced today at the 2018 American Bee Research Conference, are part of the Coalition’s inaugural […]