School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Magazine 2019
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Sugar-powered sensors
Researchers have developed a biofuel-powered sensor that can monitor a body’s biological signals to detect, prevent, and diagnose disease.
Read more about sugar-powered sensors.
FEATURED

Beating the crowds with data science
EECS researchers show how data can be harnessed to find patterns in and predict WSU’s recreation center usage.
Read more about data science.

Vulnerabilities discovered
A research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.
Read more about chip vulnerabilities.
RESEARCH

Integrating renewable energy
Researchers have designed a new controller that addresses one of the biggest challenges of integrating renewable energy into the power system—maintaining a stable power supply.
Read more about renewable energy.

Making power grids smarter
Professor Anurag Srivastava brought together data scientists and power grid technology researchers to discuss ways to use Big Data and analytics to create efficient and resilient smart grids.
Read more about power grids.
FACULTY

More data, less space
Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar and Ben Belzer received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop technology to more accurately read data from hard drives that are densely packed with information.
Read more about data.

Templeton Foundation grant
Larry Holder is part of a WSU research team that received a nearly $3 million John Templeton Foundation grant. The researchers aim to develop epigenetic biomarkers that could provide early stage diagnostics for disease susceptibility.
Read more about the Templeton Foundation grant.
STUDENTS

Out of this world
WSU’s Cougs in Space club is building a miniature satellite as part of NASA’s CubeSat Initiative.
Read more about Cougs in Space.

Double team
Joseph and Mario Guerrero have the ideal roommate, greatest support system, and easiest video game partner: each other.
Read more about the Guerreros.


Success at hackathon
WSU Tri-Cities’ Coding Club took second place in their category at University of Washington’s DUBHACKS competition.
Read more about the WSU Tri-Cities Coding Club.

Keeping the lights on
Mary Ellen Martinsen’s father helped her see the crucial role she can play in ensuring reliable and safe power.
Read more about Martinsen.

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