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  • Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering
    Paul Alongi | August 22, 2016
    Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    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.

  • Tata Trusts’ support of automotive engineering fellowships widens bridge between S.C. and India
    Paul Alongi | July 19, 2016

    South Carolina is broadening its connection to the world’s second most populous nation with the help of Ratan Tata, who has been called the father of modern industry in India and is funding fellowships that will pay for five Indian students to work toward automotive engineering degrees at Clemson University.

  • Simona Onori from Clemson automotive engineering honored as emerging leader in energy
    Paul Alongi | May 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is helping extend the life of hybrid car batteries and has been invited to share her knowledge around the world will add to a string of honors Thursday when she goes to Charlotte to be recognized as an emerging leader in energy.

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