Students across South Carolina will have new opportunities to learn skills that employers say are in demand as part of a program that is distributing funds for new projects in science, technology, engineering, art and math, also known as STEAM.
Nelson Willhite returned to Clemson University for the first time in nearly 20 years to announce that he is establishing a $100,000 endowment in the name of his former graduate advisor, John Gowdy. The Dr. John N. Gowdy Endowed Fellowship supports South Carolina residents studying in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Willhite, […]
Thirty education officials from across South Carolina gathered in Greenville on Nov. 8 to begin collaborating on the most in-depth study ever taken into how state’s education system prepares students for calculus. The kickoff for the project, SC INCLUDES, brought together representatives from universities, technical colleges and the K-12 system. They are now beginning to […]
In October, the Clemson Brick Forum met in Anderson, South Carolina where it marked its 63rd anniversary. For over six decades the forum has brought together researchers, manufacturers and suppliers from across North America to share innovations and advancements. By virtue of its sponsorship, the National Brick Research Center (NBRC) has made Clemson University an […]
Trees could be turned into auto parts that are lighter, stronger and more environmentally friendly than the ones on the road now, as research based at Clemson University moves into its next phase. Srikanth Pilla and his team are advancing the research with a new award of $346,332 from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and […]
A mechanical engineering professor who worked for nearly a decade in the automotive industry before joining Clemson University, where he has mentored dozens of students in the last 19 years, was elected Fellow of SAE International. John Wagner said he was humbled to become a Fellow of SAE International, a global association of more than […]
About 300 students in two Greer schools are beginning to use cutting-edge educational materials to learn the skills they need to land a job in advanced manufacturing, as industry leaders seek a larger pool of highly skilled workers.
Call it the real-life R2-D2. A robot that made its South Carolina debut in Greenville on Monday follows shoppers around a store, just as the lovable “Star Wars” droid followed Luke Skywalker around a galaxy far, far away.
A Clemson University graduate student whose work could help make cars lighter and more fuel efficient will receive $20,000 as the winner of this year’s Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Annual Fellowship.
As technical chair of the Photovoltaics Sector of Solar Power International (SPI) trade show , Dr. Rajendra Singh, D. Houser Banks Professor in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Automotive Engineering, stressed the importance of nanogrids in his opening remark of the technical symposium. Dr. Singh is world-renowned expert […]
A 3.1-mile run that brings together the Clemson University community each fall to promote fun, fitness and fellowship will return Nov. 4 to the South Carolina Botanical Garden.
Julie Martin of Clemson University is serving as program director for engineering education at the National Science Foundation, giving her a nationwide leadership role in creating the next generation of engineers. Martin is based out of the foundation’s headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia but remains associate professor of engineering and science education at Clemson and expects […]
A Clemson University program received an award from a national organization whose mission is to produce a diverse pool of engineers and scientists and to help America maintain its competitive edge. PEER received the 2017 NAMEPA Retention Program Award from the National Association of Multicultural Engineering Programs. The award honors retention programs that have increased […]
A $1-million upgrade to Clemson University’s acclaimed supercomputer, the Palmetto Cluster, is expected to help researchers quicken the pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation in a broad range of fields, from developing new medicines to creating advanced materials.
Heart-attack damage could be repaired with stem cells and tiny “nanowires” as part of a new research project that involves all three of South Carolina’s major research universities and is backed by $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health. Ying Mei, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Clemson University, is leading the project.