WSU Tri-Cities plans free public seminars on engineering, science

TRI-CITY HERALDAugust 26, 2013 

Washington State University Tri-Cities will offer a series of free public seminars beginning Friday covering engineering and science topics.

Yonas Demissie, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Nikolaos Voulgarakis, assistant professor of mathematics, arranged the series. The seminars will all be in Room 252 of the West Building and the first two will begin at noon.

Friday's noon presentation will be by Sotiris S. Xantheas, a laboratory fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He will discuss work being done on hydrogen bonding networks.

The next seminar will be at noon on Sept. 6. It will be a presentation by Allan S. Felsot, a professor of entomology and environmental toxicology at the university's Richland campus. It will cover the science of crop biotechnology and the myths of food labeling initiatives.

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