Fast growth in the state’s automotive industry is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that gives workers an opportunity to stay on the job while learning the skills they need to advance their careers and earn higher pay.
The 500 students who study civil engineering at Clemson University and the 28 faculty members who teach it can expect changes as part of a groundbreaking restructuring that is backed by $2 million from the National Science Foundation. The project will be the first major restructuring of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering in 50 years and is aimed at creating a model for academic departments around the nation to follow.
Tony Elliott returned to his engineering roots on July 13 when he spoke to about 50 incoming freshmen who are getting a head start on campus life as part of a program made possible in part by Duke Energy. Elliott is co-offensive coordinator and running backs coach for the Clemson Tigers, but his connection to […]
Duke Energy is continuing to support two separate Clemson University summer programs for middle school girls and incoming university freshmen this year with an $85,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Both programs are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from the classroom to the workplace.
The integrated circuits-based information technology (IT) revolution that started in the 20th century is still playing a very important role in every aspect of human lives in the 21st century. The success of the mobile phone revolution has been largely due to the availability of ultra-high performance and affordable cost of lithium ion batteries. The […]
A Clemson University automotive engineer who was called “an exceptional and gifted young scientist” is receiving SAE’s 2017 Young Industry Leadership Award, the latest in a string of honors for him. Srikanth Pilla is an assistant professor of automotive engineering who is based at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville. The […]
Jason Eppley has been named to the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina (ACEC-SC) board. New board members were elected at the ACEC-SC annual meeting in Myrtle Beach. Eppley received his Master of Engineering in civil engineering and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University. Eppley serves as chief operating officer […]
Clemson University graduate Michael V. Horton has been named 2017 Engineer of the Year by the South Carolina Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Horton obtained his Master of Engineering in applied fluid mechanics and Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University. Each year, this award is presented to the engineer […]
All kinds of data from government secrets to credit card numbers are vulnerable to computer hacking, but new defenses could be on the way with the help of a nationwide team of security experts, including a Clemson University assistant professor.
A highly accomplished Clemson University automotive engineer is receiving the latest in a string of honors with his election to the SME College of Fellows. Laine Mears serves as the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing and is a founding member of Clemson’s Department of Automotive Engineering at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive […]
A Clemson University professor is receiving an award that has also gone to seven Nobel Prize winners since 1973 and recognizes his cutting-edge work in polymers. Marek Urban, the J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor, received the Chemical Pioneers Award from the American Institute of Chemists. The institute credits Urban with adding antibiotics to […]
The rebels and the empire used laser cannons to shoot it out on the big screen in “Star Wars,” but the weapons could soon move to the real battlefield with the help of two Clemson University engineers who are receiving a combined $3.2 million from the Department of Defense.
Guneet Bedi, doctoral student in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), has been invited to present at the International Student Energy Summit (SES), which will take place in Merida, Mexico June 13-17, 2017. The SES brings together 800 chosen delegates from 120 countries, and hails as the most globally diverse event for […]
Hunter Rogers, a graduate research assistant in the Department of Industrial Engineering, is receiving a scholarship from the Department of Defense that pays full tuition, a book allowance, health insurance and a stipend of about $35,000. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship has an acceptance rate of about 12 percent. As part […]
John Ballato of Clemson University said that making an optical fiber-based laser is equivalent to funneling a million laser pointers into an optical fiber the thickness of a hair. “As the intensity of the light gets brighter in that fiber, the glass begins to say ‘uncle,’” Ballato said. “It’s not a surprise the materials are […]