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Clemson University Thursday announced the creation of its Center for Advanced Manufacturing, which will become the centerpiece of the university’s ambitious commitment to education, research, innovation and workforce development in support of an industry sector that is vitally important to the future of South Carolina.
The 100th anniversary of chemical engineering at Clemson University was marked with a full day of events that began with a campus tour, included lively stories of years past and ended with an alumni dinner. David Bruce, chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, said the anniversary served as an opportunity to thank […]
Staff members in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences honored their colleagues and helped feed hungry students when they gathered Dec. 1 for an annual holiday luncheon in the Madren Conference Center. Awards went to outstanding classified employees for performance, achievements, or accomplishments that are exemplary and that contribute to the success of […]
Todd Schweisinger still lives in the house he bought for $60,000 when he was a Ph.D. student and drives the same 1988 minivan he’s had since he was a teen. It’s not that Schweisinger can’t afford a bigger house or a newer car. He makes a comfortable salary at Clemson University as a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering and undergraduate lab coordinator. Schweisinger shuns luxuries because they aren’t in line with his life goals. He has bigger plans, and donating $2 million to Clemson is at the top of his list.
This Tiger’s grandfather was pivotal in her decision to study and graduate with an engineering degree from Clemson. Today, she collaborates with architects, contractors and inspectors to ensure a seamless process from concept to construction to completion of the university’s Capital Projects. While her role typically involves building structures, her current project, the Dec. 3 […]
The fledgling U.S. Air Force careers of brothers Cameron and Evan Dunker are off to a flying start. The “socially identical” but biologically fraternal twin brothers from Aiken, S.C., were recently awarded slots in undergraduate pilot training when they graduate next May from Clemson University’s Air Force ROTC program as second lieutenants. The 23-year-olds were […]
The future has arrived in room 308 of the Watt Family Innovation Center. The room, known as the Clemson Immersive Space, is a hub for students and faculty interested in experimenting with virtual reality.
Collin Braeuning went to his first meeting of The DEN for the free sub sandwiches and chicken tenders when he was a freshman. He stayed for the passion and now, two years later, serves as the program’s student leader. “These people were just so excited about the products and the companies they had made, and […]
Devin Keck is pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, but he also finds time to do some good outside the lab and classroom. The Charleston native is part of a team working to turn the recently closed Holly Springs Elementary School into a fully functioning community center. Keck’s role is to transform part of the […]
One of the hallmarks of the college experience is making new friends, but not everyone gets to do it in Tanzania. Carson Brewer is one of the fortunate few. The bioengineering major went to the East African nation for nearly seven weeks with two other students at the end of her sophomore year, and the […]
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 […]