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Between Land and Sea

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Dr. Elise Granek's research focuses on some of the most delicate habitats on the globe: places where land and sea meet. Some of her resent research has made waves across the highly caffeinated Northwest.
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Educating the Next Generation of Power Engineers

In the PGE Foundation Power Engineering Education Laboratory, undergraduate and graduate students under the guidance of Dr. Robert Bass are gaining the experiences they'll need to power a rapidly changing world.
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PSU student awarded the U.S. Stockhold Junior Water Prize

Anirudh Jain is a Catlin Gabel high schooler who executed the project described below in the Goforth Research Lab with the guidance of Dr. Andrea Goforth and from his own original research proposal. Sheng-Kuei Chiu is the graduate student that helped him arrange and perform almost all of the experiments. The Stockholm Jr. Water Prize is a major international competition and Anirudh is this year's US winner.

News-Review: RHS grad helps develop winning business concept

Read the original story on the News-Review website here

There was no sophomore jinx for the freshmen members of a team that developed a winning project at Portland State University one year ago.

Mapping Solutions for Future Technology Needs

Dr. Tugrul Daim and his Research Group on Sustainable Infrastructure and Technology Management work with industry partners to help them identify and meet technological needs.
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Sustainable Business Oregon: Scenes from Oregon's premier cleantech event

Two companies that aim to produce solar industry items and restaurant-aimed aquaponic farming systems have split a $25,000 cleantech prize.

Portland Tribune: Budding startups could enable restaurants to grow food and raise fish on site, and improve solar panel efficiency

Portland State University and Wells Fargo Bank awarded $12,500 each to two budding startup companies Thursday in their inaugural Cleantech Challenge.

Oregon Business: Why I'm optimistic about the future

None of these companies existed a year ago. All are now seeking to productize and sell their creations.

PSU, Wells Fargo award $25,000 to Cleantech Challenge winners

Portland State University and Wells Fargo announced this morning the winners of the inaugural PSU-Wells Fargo Cleantech Challenge. Two teams— Diatomix and Mobius Microfarms—tied in the final voting and will share the $25,000 grand prize in addition to professional service to further support the development of their innovations and business plans.

The Cultural Atlas of Portland

Dr. Hunter Shobe and David Banis of the Department of Geography are blowing up traditional map making in order to challenge our perceptions of Portland: its people, places, security cameras, and coyote sightings.
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