College of Engineering & Architecture


Our Research Priorities

We are working to power new research and solutions to create a sustainable energy future, to apply technology to preserve our quality of life, and to educate tomorrow's innovators.

Advanced Materials

WSU’s long history of excellence in materials research has had and continues to have broad impacts on state and regional industries. 



Smart Power

Working to develop and incorporate new technologies aimed at improving the efficiency and reliability of electric power and energy systems.


Air and Water Quality

Tackling regional, national, and international problems in a cooperative framework to solve air and water quality issues.  


Renewable Energy and Energy Conversion

In partnership with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, WSU is positioned to be a national leader in developing, testing and using catalysts to advance society.

Sustainable Infrastructure and Design

Developing solutions for building materials, design, and constructability and providing innovative approaches to benefit the public by pioneering changes to the design and construction of the built environment.


Engineering for Health

Blending engineering methodology with the physical and the biological sciences to open the way for new technologies of the 21st century.



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College of Engineering & Architecture, P.O. Box 642714, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164-2714