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Dr. Worasit Sangjan selected as winner of the 2024 North American Plant Phenotyping Network’s Graduate Student Award

Dr. Worasit Sangjan has been selected as this year’s winner of the North American Plant Phenotyping Network Graduate Student Award. He was recognized at the Award Session at the NAPP Annual Meeting February 15. Congratulations to Dr. Worasit Sangjan and his advisor, Dr. Sindhuja Sankaran!!

USDA undersecretary encounters research for specialty crops at Prosser

By Seth Truscott Scientists at WSU’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) at Prosser welcomed Jenny Lester Moffitt, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, alongside WSDA Director Derek Sandison and Wendy Powers, the Cashup Davis Family Endowed Dean of CAHNRS, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. The undersecretary’s visit highlighted WSU research supported by USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant […]

Media Advisory: WSU scientists available to discuss new National Climate Assessment

By Communications staff, Washington State University WSU climate scientists speak on challenges and adaptations facing US and Northwest in new 5th National Climate Assessment What: Washington State University climate scientists Deepti Singh and Kirti Rajagopalan will be available for interviews about the newly released 5th National Climate Assessment (NCA5). When: Tuesday, Nov. 14, through Friday, […]

Grant aims for smarter harvesting

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture WSU researchers have been awarded a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to improve the efficiency of automated apple harvesting robotics. Led by Ming Luo, Flaherty assistant professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the interdisciplinary team of researchers will develop a cyber-physical system that […]

New academy on climate resilience to connect specialty crop professionals

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences A team led by scientists at Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources (CSANR) is establishing the Specialty Crop Climate Change Extension Academy to improve Extension and USDA professionals’ capacity to support climate preparedness. The new training academy is being funded by a […]

WSU and Heritage University scientists to share research at March 31 symposium

By Angela Sams, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Scientists at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (IAREC) will share their research alongside Heritage University undergraduate students during the Honoring Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Symposium (HUGSS) this Friday, March 31. The event, set to take place on the Heritage University […]

Three Minute Thesis – Austin Gluth wins the Tri-Cities 3MT Competition (3/8/2023)

        On behalf of Dr. Garcia-Perez, we would like to congratulate Austin Gluth for winning the Tri-Cities 3MT Competition that took place yesterday! The competition had 7 participants and four of them were our BSE graduate students: – Austin Gluth (advisor Dr. Bin Yang) – Renan Stefanini Lopes (advisor: Dr. Birgitte Ahring) […]

Three Minute Thesis – Jake Schrader (PhD) and Kesevan Veloo (MS) win the BSE Competition

        On behalf of Dr. Manuel Garcia-Perez, we want to thank Kesevan, Jake, Austin, Samrat, Renan and Milton for participating in BSE’s 3MT Thesis Competition! Also, a big thanks to our faculty judges and the audience! Kesevan Veloo moves on to the CAHNRS competition in the MS category. The winners in the […]

History book chronicles 130-year evolution of agricultural engineering at WSU

November  29, 2022  |  WSU Insider As Washington agriculture changed over the last century, so too did teaching and research in agricultural engineering at Washington State University. That evolution is chronicled in detail in a recently published, 218-page history, “Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University: More than 100 Years Committed to Building a […]

WSU’s Lav Khot, colleagues receive multi-state award for ag drone research

Lav Khot, associate professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering, was honored by the for ongoing efforts to enhance the role of drones in agriculture. Khot and colleagues at more than 20 research institutions received the 2022 National Excellence in Multistate Research Award from the Experiment Station Section (ESS) unit of the commission’s Board on Agriculture […]