News: Graduate Student

Graduate Student Wins IFT Poster Competition Award

November 13, 2018  |  Chicago, IL Pavitra Krishna Kumar, a PhD student in the Food Engineering emphasis area of Biological Systems Engineering won second place at the 2018 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Graduate Student Poster Competition. Her presentation was entered in the Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Division. Pavitra is advised by BSE faculty member Dr. Shyam […]

Graduate Student wins Award in Soil and Water Management and Conservation

November 4, 2018  |  Pullman, WA Moneim Mohamed, a PhD student in the Land, Air, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (LAWREE) emphasis area of Biological Systems Engineering  has won the 2018 Graduate Student Award in the Soil and Water Management and Conservation (SAWMAC) Division. Moneim is advised by BSE faculty member Dr. R. Troy Peters.   For […]

Agricultural robots combine future, farming practices

October 26, 2018  |  Pullman, WA  |  Daily Evergreen In a partnership with the University of Technology Sydney in Australia, WSU scientists are working to create agricultural robots to help local farmers and industries maintain and harvest crops efficiently. The partnership started on Sept. 24, said Manoj Karkee, an assistant professor in the biological systems […]

Graduate Student Selected as Irrigation Foundation E3 Winner

October 15, 2018  |  Pullman, WA Abdelmoneim Mohamed, a graduate student in the Land, Air, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering (LAWREE) emphasis area of Biological Systems Engineering has been selected as a Irrigation E3 winner by the Irrigation Foundation. Led by advisor, Dr. Troy Peters, Abdelmoneim will travel to the Irrigation Show and Education Conference which will take […]

Food Engineering Students, Graduates, & Faculty Attend IFT 2018

August 2, 2018  |  Chicago, IL Students, former graduates and faculty from the Food Engineering Division participated in the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo 2018 at Chicago, IL, and won several awards and recognition, highlighting BSE and WSU. The IFT Annual Meeting is one of the events that every food […]

FEC Club Visits Pacific Foods

The FEC is comprised of 20 student members and one faculty advisor. Under the supervision of three core faculty members, these students conduct research in advanced thermal and non-thermal food technologies as well as polymeric packaging technologies to help the food industry address challenges of increasing consumer demand for safe, nutritious, and high-quality food products. […]

Waled Suliman Receives 2018 Amazon Catalyst Grant

PULLMAN, Wash. – Amazon Catalyst program has awarded $177,735 in grants to 10 Washington State University teams comprised of students, faculty and staff across disciplines and locations. The collaborative program between Amazon and WSU launched early in 2018 to fund projects deemed globally impactful and disruptive. What are the next inventions that will change how […]

“BeeToxx” Receives Second Place at the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

The grand prize winners at the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) proved to judges that gardening and innovation go together naturally. BioPots took home the $15,000 Wells Fargo prize with their biodegradable planter pots made from biomass waste like spent beer grains. The University of Washington team included three engineers from the Bioresource Science and […]