News 2021

Lav Khot to lead WSU’s AgWeatherNet

May 5, 2021 | The Good Fruit Washington State University announced that professor Lav Khot will serve as interim director for AgWeatherNet.  AgWeatherNet is the system of weather stations and climate data tools that support growers across the state. Khot, an associate professor at WSU’s Center for Precision and Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS), said the […]

Abhilash Chandel wins CAHNRS Graduate Student Leadership Award

May 5, 2021 Abhilash Chandel is one of three graduate students to win $1,000 CAHNRS Graduate Student Leadership Award. This award is supported by a generous donation by Mike and Kathy Hambelton. Dean Andre-Denis G. Wright writes about Abhilash Chandel, “I am delighted that you were selected for this honor. The contributions and efforts that […]

FEC Club wins the 2021 GPSA Excellence Award for Registered Student Organizations (RSO)

  The Graduate Student and Professional Organization (GPSA) at WSU has voted to present the 2021 GPSA Excellence Award to the FEC club. The Food and Engineering Club is comprised of graduate student members from the Food Engineering program and one faculty advisor (Dr. Shyam Sablani). These students conduct research in advanced thermal and non-thermal […]

Three Minute Thesis – Femi Peter Alege wins second place overall in the WSU wide competition

After winning the CAHNRS 2021 3MT competition, Femi Peter Alege, a doctoral student in WSU’s Biological Systems Engineering program, went on to place second and win a $1,500 travel grant in the overall University-wide 3MT competition. “Congratulations, Femi, on your second place in the university Three Minute Thesis competition.  You represented CAHNRS very well and […]

Raspberry muffins may be in your future

March 01, 2021  |  WSU Insider Richland, WA Washington State University scientists have figured out a way to treat raspberries before they’re frozen so that they maintain their structure when thawed. The tart little berries are very delicate and freezing damages their cells. They turn to mush when baked and leak juice into the surrounding […]

Juming Tang elected to the National Academy of Engineering

February 17, 2021  |   WSU Insider Juming Tang, Regents Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for invention and commercialization of electromagnetic spectrum wave-based food processes. The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Juming Tang as a new member. This announcement was made […]