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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

CAHNRS 2024 Faculty Awards and Two Faculty Receive Fulbright Awards

Please join Dr. Garcia-Prez in congratulating Lav and Shyam for receiving CAHNRS college awards this year.  Shyam Sablani is the recipient of the 2024 CAHNRS Faculty Excellence in Research Award Lav Khot is the recipient of the 2024 CAHNRS Early Career Excellence,  he is also part of the team that received the 2024 Interdisciplinary Team Award […]

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

Biofuels pioneer Bin Yang named Fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineers

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Washington State University Professor Bin Yang’s work creating plant-based fuels that are easier on the environment and the pocketbook has earned him international recognition from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Yang is now one of the newest Fellows of the institute, a professional […]

Sustainable Jet Fuel Based on Lignin

August 2022 | STLE Lignin-derived jet fuel displays a superior heat of combustion, higher seal swell properties and a much lower aromatic content compared to Jet-A. Bin Yang, professor in the Biological Systems Engineering Department at Washington State University (WSU) in Richland, WA, says, “Besides using jet fuel, other propulsion options such as batteries and […]

Lignin-based jet fuel packs more power for less pollution

April 27, 2021  | WSU Insider Pullman, WA An experimental plant-based jet fuel could increase engine performance and efficiency, while dispensing with aromatics, the pollution-causing compounds found in conventional fuels, according to new research. “When we tested our lignin jet fuel, we saw some interesting results,” said Bin Yang, professor with WSU’s Department of Biological […]

Fitria Fnu is working with PNNL researchers to develop sensors that detect refrigerant leaks in air-conditioners.

July 25, 2021  |  Tri-City Herald Richland, WA Fitria Fnu, a participant in the PNNL-Washington State University Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Program, is working with PNNL researchers to develop sensors that detect refrigerant leaks in air-conditioners. Identifying and addressing these leaks can increase energy efficiency as well as prevent risks to human health and the environment. […]