Hundreds of students who transfer from South Carolina technical colleges to Clemson University will soon be eligible for scholarships as part of a new program backed by nearly $5 million from the National Science Foundation. The plan calls for more than 300 transfer students to receive $3 million in need-based scholarships over the five-year life of the grant, said Christopher Kitchens, the program’s principal investigator and associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Clemson.
A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.
Two Clemson University Ph.D. students are headed to national labs this summer to conduct research after the U.S. Department of Energy selected them for a program that provides a monthly stipend up to $3,000. Robert Underwood will be going Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, and Allison Yaguchi is headed for National Renewable Energy Laboratory near […]
Their faces lit up the scoreboard, they patted Howard’s Rock and they celebrated by the end zone. Some of Clemson University’s top alumni gathered in Memorial Stadium on the night of April 25 for the annual showcase gala of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Three of the college’s alumni were inducted into […]
Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]
Dial Devaney said that he likes taking his hunting dog, Tex, with him on off-road trips but that she gets nervous if she has to wait in the Jeep when he finds a rock face to climb. Devaney looked for a portable invisible fence that would allow Tex to run around outside the Jeep but […]
Scott Husson of Clemson University is the first recipient of a professorship named for Bill and Martha Beth Sturgis, who made history earlier this year by giving the biggest donation ever to the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
Kavitha Arms said she chose Clemson University for the in-state tuition, its reputation for academics and engineering, and because it was the post-high school destination for many of her friends. Now she can’t imagine having gone anywhere else. “It’s such a cliché term to say Clemson Family and that it’s a feeling, but it was […]
One of the toughest challenges in engineering is coming sharply into focus as a group of professors begins fanning out across the South to recruit doctoral students to Clemson University. The group, led by Mark Blenner, is working to increase diversity in engineering. The low numbers are a nationwide concern and leave behind large swaths of the population, cutting them out of jobs that pay well above the national average.
Scott Husson of Clemson University is one of the newest Fellows in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the organization’s highest grade of membership. Husson is Dean’s Professor in Clemson’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and president and founder of Purilogics, LLC. Election as Fellow reaffirms the high esteem with which Husson’s colleagues and […]
Amod Ogale of Clemson University was inducted as a Fellow by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) in an awards ceremony held in Dallas on Oct. 15, 2018. Ogale is the Dow Chemical Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Director of the Center for Advanced […]
Clemson University alumni Ron and Jane Lindsay are giving $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to fund scholarships, professorships and the college’s greatest needs. It’s one of many ways the Lindsays are giving back to the university and the surrounding community. They also mentor students through Clemson Presbyterian Church, open […]
Clemson University served as a launching pad for Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche, whose barrier-breaking career has positioned her as the first African American to serve as deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. She is literally shooting for the moon and beyond in her new job, as NASA prepares to launch astronauts from Florida and for […]
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.
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 […]