Rahul Panat, an engineering professor at Washington State University’s Voiland College, and his colleagues Professor Indranath Dutta and graduate student Yeasir Arafat, recently demonstrated a significant advance in flexible electronics by showing that the metal indium, deposited as a thin film on a polymer substrate, can be stretched to twice its length without breaking—“a quantum improvement,” Panat says, over current methods.
Read about wearable electronics and flexible conductors in “Smart Couture.”
Steve Gleason ’00 has faced opponents on the football field with resilience and fierce energy. He takes that same approach to ALS, pushing for more research into the neurodegenerative disease.
Here are some video highlights of his career:
Better Now than Never: Steve Gleason at WSU (WSU Athletics)
A visit to Bishop Orchard in Garfield, Washington to make apple cider the old-fashioned way promises a fun time for all ages. Read more about the return of cider to the United States.
Highlights of the 1916 Rose Bowl, when Washington State College defeated Brown 14-0.
Video by WSU Athletics
Silent footage of the 1916 Rose Bowl game played between Washington State College and Brown University. Washington State was coached by Pop Warner’s protege, Lone Star Dietz, in his first season as head coach. Brown’s star halfback, Fritz Pollard, was held to 40 yards by WSC’s tough defense and muddy field conditions. Also includes footage of the parade and players.
Video posted by Tom Benjey
Salmon and other fish need cool, deep pools to spawn and survive in waterways like Washington’s Tucannon River. Washington State University researchers and their colleagues are measuring whether intentional logjams and stream reconstruction is creating better habitat for fish.
Chen-Ching Liu, Anjan Bose, Adam Hahn, and the other researchers at Washington State University’s Energy Systems Innovation Center explain the smart grid and how to safeguard it from hacking and natural disasters, with redundancy and testing.
Videos produced by the WSU Video Team.
What is the Smart Grid?
WSU professors Chen-Ching Liu and Dr. Anjan Bose discuss the evolution of the electric power grid.
The Self-Healing Grid
Advancements in intelligent monitoring and automation, combined with robust, redundant sources of power serve to protect electricity-dependent communities from outages and … » More …
“The Rebirth of Fukushima” tells a story of one farmer named Kenichi Okubo in Fukushima who lost everything due to the nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011. The disaster at Fukushima left thousands of farmers without land to farm and is a real life scenario of where we would be without farmers.
Video produced by Decagon Devices, Inc.
A Visit with Dan Doornink
“Dr. Dan” was a running back for the Seahawks for seven seasons (1979-85), and will always be remembered for his 123-yard rushing performance in the 1984 Wild Card playoff win against the LA Raiders at the Kingdome.
L.A. Raiders vs Seattle Seahawks 1984-85 1st Half
1984-85 AFC Wildcard Game between the Raiders visiting the Seahawks from the Kingdome in Seattle. The Raiders are … » More …