Take part in Active Transportation Month activities
As part of Active Transportation Month in October, the Sustainability, Parking & Transportation, and Operations & Facilities Management offices are hosting two commuter fairs and a commuter challenge starting Monday, Oct. 17.
Engineering faculty awarded $10.7M in federal energy grants
McKelvey School of engineering faculy Zhen (Jason) He, Young-Shin Jun, Vijay Ramani and Fuzhong Zhang will lead new projects focused on clean energy technologies thanks to $10.7 million in new funding, collectively, from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Chakrabartty works to make AI more energy efficient
Shantanu Chakrabartty, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will lead a project funded by a three-year $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to make artificial intelligence systems more energy-efficient.
Bose participates in White House summit on American bioeconomy
Arpita Bose, in Arts & Sciences, attended a White House summit on biotechnology, along with representatives from government and the private sector. In her research at Washington University, Bose harnesses the power of microbes to create new biofuels and bioplastics.
He receives NSF grant for new wastewater tech
A National Science Foundation grant will support the research of Zhen “Jason” He at the McKelvey School of Engineering as he works to develop a more economically viable, sustainable waste conversion technology for wastewater.
New bioremediation material can clean ‘forever chemicals’
The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Joshua Yuan and collaborators have developed a plant-based material to help safely clean up harmful “forever chemicals.”
Endangered species need help: No biology expertise required
New approaches to help save animals from extinction may come from experts outside of the traditional natural science disciplines. The Living Earth Collaborative invites social scientists, political scientists, engineers and other experts from the university community who would like to be involved in efforts to help with conservation projects to participate in a July 21 social event.
Class Acts: Elizabeth Saliba
McKelvey School of Engineering senior Elizabeth Saliba is committed to designing a more sustainable future. During her time at Washington University, she has helped design modular classroom prototypes for an elementary school south of St. Louis and a net-zero energy occupational therapy clinic to be built on Delmar Boulevard.
Going green: Five ways Dining Services is making your lunch more sustainable
From reducing waste to cooking with local produce, Dining Services at Washington University in St. Louis is striving to make its offerings and operations more sustainable. This Earth Day, Andrew Watling, associate director of dining operations, shares five ways campus kitchens are making a difference.
Commuter challenge begins Monday
The Sustainability, Parking & Transportation and Operations & Facilities Management offices will host a universitywide commuter challenge from Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 29. Those who use sustainable transportation methods during that time can enter raffles to win prizes.