News 2014

Student Earns Top International Sustainability Prize

WSU News | by Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University graduate student Sergio Baravalle is among 25 exceptional young scientists worldwide to receive an annual award for work in sustainable development. Baravalle is a Fulbright scholar working on his master’s degree in biological and agricultural engineering. […]

Early Career Award

Dr. Hanwu Lei, Professor of Biological Systems Engineering received the Early Career Award from the Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers (AOCABFE) in 2014. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding career achievement by a young AOC member in the profession of Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineering. The award is […]

2014 ASABE and CSBE | SCGAB Annual International Meeting

June 2014 ASABE meeting is an international meeting, attended by students and professors from South America, Asia, Europe and North America. The 2014 meeting included 170 technical sessions, including oral and poster sessions,  in different disciplines pertinent to agricultural and biological engineering. Other than technical sessions, there is also a Career Fair, which provides a […]

BSYSE 512 Poster Competition Winners

First Place:       Prashant Pokhrel (avg score 81.3) Second Place:  Muhammad Khan (avg score 80.8) Third Place:     Jose Martinez Fernandez (avg score 79.8) Congratulations to Prashant, Muhammad, and Jose for your exceptional poster presentations, and to the whole class for your good effort!

Biofuel technology goes mobile

WSU On Solid Ground | June 2014 If you’ve ever enjoyed the summertime taste of fish, chicken or steak grilled over charcoal, you have benefited from pyrolysis. The very same technology that produces charcoal is also a cornerstone for making the vision of a commercial, wood-based biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest a reality. Scientists […]

ASABE Conference Research Award

Congratulations to Jingjin Zhang! “I am very happy to announce that your paper entry to the Boyd-Scott Graduation Research Award competition was selected as one of the top three papers judged in the written portion of the PH.D. category competition.” An oral competition will follow this July in Montreal, Canada. Carol L. Flautt, Awards Administrator, […]

Congratulations, Regents Professor!

Dear CAHNRS Faculty and Staff Colleagues: On behalf of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences I take great pride in congratulating our own Professor Juming Tang for his promotion to the rank of Regents Professor and Scientist in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering effective July 1, 2014. The promotion to Regents Professor recognizes […]

New Technology Improves Food Safety and Flavor

On Solid Ground | Feb 12, 2014 A new technology that is now available to food companies can increase the consumer appeal of chilled or frozen meals sold in retail markets while reducing the chance of contamination. A group of engineers led by Dr. Juming Tang, distinguished chair of Food Engineering and associate chair of Biological […]

Peas in disguise may increase nutrition

The Daily Evergreen |  Feb 5, 2014 The princess who felt a pea through 20 mattresses would have a hard time even tasting the peas used in Shyam S. Sablani’s food engineering research project. That’s because Sablani’s peas have been reduced to a fine powder of microscopic pea proteins that could help people get more […]