Rajendra K. Bordia of Clemson University was the lead author on an article that was among the top 10 most downloaded papers in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society in recent history. The article had 1,970 downloads as of the end of 2017 and was titled, “Current understanding and future research directions at the […]
A retired Greenville executive who has donated to organizations ranging from the Peace Center to First Presbyterian Church is turning his philanthropic attention to Clemson University, where he is providing the largest donation in history to the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. William Sturgis and his wife, Martha Beth, are contributing $600,000 to create a distinguished professorship in the department.
A professor who is based in Greenville and plays a key role in supplying the automotive industry with engineers is bringing home an honor that goes to a small percentage of mechanical engineers. Beshah Ayalew, professor of automotive engineering at Clemson University, was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME.
Maxime Cavillon of Clemson University is receiving the 2018 Norbert J. Kreidl Award for Young Scholars, the same award his Ph.D. advisor won in 1997. The award recognizes research excellence in glass science among graduate students and comes from the Glass and Optical Materials Division of the American Ceramic Society. Cavillon’s Ph.D. advisor is John […]
Kyle Brinkman of Clemson University is one of the new editors of the Journal of Materials Science. It’s the latest in a string of honors for Brinkman, who is not only a faculty member at Clemson but also a graduate. Brinkman’s new position was announced in an editorial in the journal, saying that he would […]
Cindy Lee, chair of the Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University, is being honored by her alma mater with a Wall of Fame Award. The award comes from the Department of Chemistry at the Colorado School of Mines, where she received her Ph.D. in geochemistry. The chemistry faculty unanimously selected her for […]
Two teams of Clemson University undergraduates are creating devices that could smooth sharp edges on the outside of the International Space Station, making spacewalks safer for astronauts. The two Clemson teams were among 25 across the nation to advance to the testing phase in NASA’s Micro-g NExT program. Each will have a chance this spring […]
Clemson University automotive engineering Ph.D. student Ting Zheng and his advisor, Srikanth Pilla, co-authored a paper that made the cover of the journal Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. The paper appears in Volume 219, Number 4 and is titled “Encapsulating Hydrophilic Solution by PU-PMF Double Component Capsule Based on Water-In-Oil-In-Oil Emulsion Template.” Pilla is an assistant […]
CLEMSON — Miriam Lozneanu extended her cane, signed to her interpreter and headed out the door of the Hendrix Student Center. She went down the steps and crossed the street by herself without a stumble or hesitation. Lozneanu, who is legally blind and partially deaf, is a 23-year-old computer science major at Clemson University. With […]
The sign on the wall behind Suyi Li’s desk at Clemson University has a picture of a paper swan and a quick dash of motivation, “Keep calm and origami on.” The ancient art of paper folding is showing promise for new technology that ranges from cancer-fighting drugs to foldable armor for police officers, and Li is hoping to take the practice to the next level in a new research project.
Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth’s climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. One of the co-authors was Alex Pullen, an assistant professor of environmental engineering and earth sciences at Clemson University. “Why study the past? It’s […]
Three Clemson University researchers, all in the Department of Industrial Engineering, are winning an award for a paper they co-authored and had published in IISE Transactions. Sandra Eksioglu, Hadi Karimi and Burak Eksioglu co-authored, “Optimization models to integrate production and transportation planning for biomass co-firing in coal-fired power plants.” The paper has been selected as […]
Congratulations are pouring in for Clemson University alumnus Xinran “William” Tao, who is receiving an award based on research he did as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Tao is receiving SAE International’s Russell S. Springer Award for his technical paper, “An Engine Thermal Management System Design for Military Ground Vehicle – […]
Clemson University came in fourth among the nation’s 50 best value schools for biomedical engineering, according to a new ranking from bestvalueschools.com. The ranking included a variety of factors, including graduation rate, accreditation date, degree popularity, engineering popularity and net price. Martine LaBerge, chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson, said the ranking underscores […]
Cyberattacks with the potential to expose sensitive information and cripple basic services could start with what would seem to be the most harmless of computer functions. Timekeeping. It’s a vulnerability that has raised growing concerns as more homes, businesses, utilities and other critical services rely on the internet and GPS to function, and each week […]