The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences educates, creates and disseminates new knowledge, engages students in critical thinking and inspires the cutting-edge innovations of tomorrow.
A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering. Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father. Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.
A Clemson family is establishing an endowment that will help provide the funds that students need to study abroad while they are in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Rusty and LeeAnn Harris, who both graduated from Clemson in 1986, have pledged funds to start the Rusty and LeeAnn Harris Family Grant-in-Aid Endowment. […]
Julie Martin, associate professor in the Department of Engineering and Science Education, is the winner of the 2016 Excellence in Mentoring Award from Graduate Student Government. The award provides encouragement for hard-working mentors who are making a difference at Clemson University. Martin was nominated by three of the students she is mentoring, Rachel Anderson, Stacey […]
Joey Wilson, a senior bioengineering major at Clemson University, is the recipient of the Astronaut Foundation scholarship for the 2016-17 year.
Inside the 11 stainless steel cylinders lined up in David Freedman’s lab at Clemson University are rock samples that were pulled from deep below the Earth’s surface and could help shed light on one of the world’s most widespread environmental challenges.
As a highly regarded professional in the world of electrical engineering research and teaching, Kumar Venayagamoorthy isn’t short on degrees. But the Duke Energy Distinguished Professor of Power Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering thinks the one he will receive at Friday’s summer commencement may be a career game-changer for him, and […]
“Star Trek” characters could instantly summon any food in the galaxy by calling out to their computer, but until a replicator becomes available, real-life space explorers might have to grow their own crops. They will have some help from Clemson University’s Joshua Summers, who is beginning to lay the groundwork for deep-space farming as part of a NASA-funded study he is doing with the Boston company, Freight Farms.
April Gillens will live her dream and help Clemson University clear a racial hurdle on Thursday when she becomes the first African American to receive a doctorate in Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences from the University.
Bre Przestrzelski has taken a leadership role in turning Clemson University into a campus full of innovators, entrepreneurs and designers, helping roll out programs that have brought new energy to the educational experience at all levels. Przestrzelski, a doctoral candidate in bioengineering, helps bring together students, faculty members and real-world mentors to come up with […]
Tom Peters of Clemson University has been selected as one of the first six members of the STEMx Advisory Board. The board will expand the influence of the national STEMx network, which is bringing together leaders in business, education and advocacy to trade solutions to common problems and plan collective action in support of STEM education.
Two Clemson University graduate students and a post-doctoral fellow captured one-half of the poster awards presented at the 2016 Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Basic Research Technical Review held in July near Washington, DC. In total, 66 posters were presented, representing approximately 25 universities and research organizations. Clemson winners were graduate students Edward Hoegg (“Isotope Ratio […]
Clemson scientist Jeffrey Anker and four colleagues have been awarded a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel imaging technique and dye-based sensor to detect and monitor bacterial infections on implanted medical devices.
Trees that are removed during forest restoration projects could find their way into car bumpers and fenders as part of a study led by Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University
Dick Harvin said that Clemson University gave him a head start on a 37-year career in the executive ranks of ExxonMobil and that he is showing his gratitude with the help of the company’s Matching Gifts program. Harvin and his wife, Tattin, have established an endowment for the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences […]
May 2017 Cassidy Laird, 2016 BS in Biosystems Engineering Ms. Laird is a recipient of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ Roger R. and Laura M. Yoerger Preprofessional Engineer of the Year award. http://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/awards/major-awards/yoeger-pp-of-the-year-award.aspx Cody Webb, 2011 BS in Mechanical Engineering Mr. Webb released the song, “She’s Carolina” in 2016 and is […]