As part of the WSU Vancouver Strategic Plan, in fiscal year 2017 $275,000 was awarded to four faculty groups to help achieve the Research Objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan (view the plan here):
- Increase scholarly productivity at the campus, department and individual levels consistent with the WSU aspiration to advance into the ranks of the top 25 public research universities by 2030.
- Increase campus research capacity through consistent year-over-year growth in research funding awards per capita and through diversification of funding sources.
- Incubate new flagship research initiatives focused on areas of cross-disciplinary research leading to the creation of at least one center.
“Inaugural Instrumentation for Establishing the WSUV ENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING CORE FACILITY” – Steve Henderson, Nick Strigul, Kevan Moffett, John Harrison.
“Cell and Molecular Biology Suite Equipment” – Allison Coffin, Barb Sorg, Mike Morgan, Cynthia Cooper, Gunjan Gakhar, Steve Sylvester.
“Acquisition of a High-performance Computing Platform for Large-scale Scientific Modeling and Data Analysis” – Xuechen Zhang, Scott Wallace, Xinghui Zhao, Hua Tan, Roschelle Fritz, Alex Dimitrov, Marc Kramer, Kevan Moffett, Nick Strigul, Leslie New.
Field vehicle – Science faculty