Douglas (DJ) and Meredith Edmonson met and fell in love while both were pursuing degrees in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. The couple now lives in California where DJ is a software engineer at Apple, and Meredith is an independent contractor. Just five years ago, DJ was a Clemson student — competing […]
The Duke Energy Foundation is providing $85,000 to Clemson University to continue support of two separate summer programs that are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from academia to the workplace. The foundation granted $45,000 to Project WISE and $40,000 to PEER/WISE Summer Experiences.
Deaths that have been tied to social media challenges are capturing the attention of Clemson University researchers who want to begin developing new ways of protecting adolescents and young adults from harming themselves.
Harold Gillens remembers showing up to Clemson University one year with money for tuition but none for housing or meals. He and a friend with the same problem went into the housing office to see what they could work out. A woman offered them jobs as resident assistants, thinking they already had a place to […]
A Clemson University professor who is close to finishing a sabbatical with Amazon is one of two South Carolinians selected to serve on a nationwide committee that advises U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Scott Mason is headed to Washington, D.C., on June 20 and 21 for his first meeting as a member of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
Faculty and students in one of Clemson University’s largest departments will start the fall semester with a new leader whose varied experience has taken him from NASA and the National Science Foundation to the founding of five start-ups and the halls of academia. Atul Kelkar is the new chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering […]
Mark Johnson is joining Clemson University as the founding director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the Thomas F. Hash ‘69 SmartState Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development. The center, which is just starting to take shape, is envisioned as a “one-stop shop” for research and education programs in advanced manufacturing. The ultimate goal is economic growth and job creation, Johnson said.
Marek Urban of Clemson University was admitted to The Royal Society of Chemistry as a Fellow, an honor that he said will raise the university’s international profile and help his graduate students find jobs. Urban, the J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor, is developing new self-healing materials that are able to respond to external […]
A critical bottleneck for achieving the design throughput of conversion process in biorefineries is material flow throughout the system. Variations in biomass characteristics (e.g. particle size, shape, density, ash and moisture content) cause frequent plugging of bins, conveyors, and failure of other material handling equipment. These failures impact the on-stream time of a reactor. New […]
Austin Dollar of Clemson University is receiving the Chateaubriand Fellowship and will be heading to France to conduct research for eight months. Dollar is a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering studying under Ardalan Vahidi. The fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States and goes to outstanding Ph.D. students […]
The beginning of hurricane season on Friday brings a sharp reminder that tens of millions of coastal residents could be called to grab their loved ones and flee inland for safety. The enormous strain on the transportation system and the many decisions that must be made as the storms churn toward the coast are central to the research Pamela Murray-Tuite is conducting at Clemson University.
GREENVILLE — Clemson University returned to Artisphere with its STEAM exhibit for a fifth year, bringing new activities that include a color-changing tutu, shape-shifting materials and art inspired by a student engineering project in Haiti. The STEAM exhibit May 11-13 featured nine activities merging science, technology, engineering, art and math. It is one of Artisphere’s […]
The first Dean’s Leadership Circle Summit was held on campus recently and was hailed as a tremendous success. A group of Leadership Circle donors gathered for fellowship and enlightened conversation with Dean Anand Gramopadhye. Please click here to view photos from the event and watch the video below to hear directly from the participants. At the […]
Martine LaBerge, chair of the Department of Bioengineering, received the SEMDA Spotlight Award recognizing her contributions to the development of the Southeastern medical device community. The award came from the Southeastern Medical Device Association, a non-profit trade association that aims to make the Southeast a world-class region for medical technology, device and diagnostic companies. Sam […]
The six Clemson University alumni who were honored this spring in the Burton Gallery at Littlejohn Coliseum included four who were inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists. The inductees were Raymond E. Jones, Kenneth Smith, Sr., Chip Hood and Steven B. Tipping. Fewer than 0.2 of alumni are inducted into […]