Brandon Ross, an assistant professor of civil engineering at Clemson University, is among 23 professors from universities and colleges across the United States who will join the Jewish National Fund’s 2018 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel. Participants will travel throughout Israel, meeting Israeli professors from their respective disciplines with the same or similar research […]
James R. Martin left South Carolina in 1985 to pursue his master’s degree in civil engineering at Virginia Tech. When he returned to his home state 18 years later, he made Clemson University history. Martin, who grew up in Union and graduated from The Citadel, became chair of Clemson’s Glenn Department of Civil Engineering in […]
Clemson University professor Sez Atamturktur has been accepted into a national leadership institute focused on the advancement of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
If you’re in the right place at the right time, you might catch Gerald Glenn in a certain blue blazer – the one lined in orange that has a tiger paw on the inside. And if you’re lucky, you just might catch him laughing and asking, “Can you tell Clemson is close to my heart?”
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 […]
In a nondescript industrial steel building not far from Clemson University's main campus, civil engineers fire two-by-four lumber out of an air cannon and test model buildings in a 50-mph wind tunnel to study the damaging effects of high-speed winds, like those created by tornadoes and by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Clemson University alumnus C. Joel Sprague has received ASTM International’s top annual award. Sprague, who received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson, is senior engineer and southeast region manager with TRI/Environmental in Greenville. He previously held positions with Sprague & Sprague Consulting Engineers, Nicolon Corp., Hoechst Celanese Corp., and Duke Power Co. […]
Clemson University scientists have received a federal grant to evaluate the effectiveness of producing biofuels to mitigate climate change. Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran.
The 500 students who study civil engineering at Clemson University and the 28 faculty members who teach it can expect changes as part of a groundbreaking restructuring that is backed by $2 million from the National Science Foundation. The project will be the first major restructuring of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering in 50 years and is aimed at creating a model for academic departments around the nation to follow.
After graduating from Clemson with a degree in civil engineering, Knowles took off to Sichuan Province, China, to teach English at the local high school and volunteer. Originally only planning to stay for one year, Knowles — now a lead actor in China’s highest-grossing ever action film — got talked into re-upping his trip, a decision that would prove to be life changing.
Research from Clemson University could help scientists, engineers and policymakers better understand drought, considered to be the world’s most widespread natural disaster. With the help of a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, Ashok Mishra, an assistant professor of civil engineering, is building a computer model that will incorporate more factors than drought forecasters currently use and could help predict drought effects as long as six months before they are felt.
Brad Putman is the new interim associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. He is moving into the position formerly held by Karen High, who is returning to the faculty in the Department of Engineering and Science Education, where she will coordinate a major STEM faculty development initiative. […]
The non-fiction book and its film counterpart “Hidden Figures” revealed the genius behind the American space race in the 1960s: a cohort of black women who, despite segregation and discrimination, applied their genius in math and engineering to help send our rockets and astronauts into space and bring them back safely.
Mashrur "Ronnie" Chowdhury envisions a future in which car accidents will be reduced to virtually zero and drivers will travel down some of the state’s busiest roads without stopping for a single traffic light. It could begin to happen in as little as a decade, he said, with the help of a new center that will based out of Clemson University with $1.4 million in startup financing from the U.S. Department of Transportation.