The whirring of pneumatic wrenches filled the Komatsu plant in Newberry, South Carolina as four Clemson University students made their way past workers assembling yellow forklifts. A woman noticed the students’ bright orange hard hats and greeted them with the two words every Clemson diehard likes to hear. “Go Tigers!” she yelled. It was a […]
Morgan Witherspoon said the Fort Mill community embraced her family when a brain tumor claimed the life of her 12-year-old sister, Jenna. The town couldn’t bring Jenna back, but several of its residents kept her legacy alive by doing what they could — raising money in her name to help other children who face some […]
Faculty from the College of Science and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences have secured a $316,000 grant from the Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research to purchase the world’s newest and best server in the scientific supercomputing market for Clemson University.
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. […]
A former Clemson University professor who died at 84 years old is being remembered by his colleagues for playing a central role in creating the Department of Industrial Engineering and supporting students even after his retirement. James Alan Chisman died March 25 at Clemson Downs, according to his obituary. He was a prolific author of […]
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 […]
A total of 138 second-grade students traveled to Clemson University on Feb. 28 for an Engineering Expo, where they built paper airplanes, designed assembly lines, and shot straws into hula hoops. While these may seem like games, they provided students with an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM. In […]
CLEMSON — A professor who has received one of industrial engineering’s top professional honors is taking the helm of a fast-growing Clemson University department and wants to make it among the best in the nation. Jeffrey P. Kharoufeh was introduced Friday as the new chair of the department of industrial engineering.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Morgan Witherspoon, a senior industrial engineering major from Fort Mill, South Carolina. — Morgan Witherspoon isn’t […]
CLEMSON – A Clemson University workshop on Data Science, Analytics and Decision Making was held Jan. 28 in the Watt Center Auditorium. Clemson faculty from the College of Science, College of Business and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences presented on the myriad capabilities data science provides. The presentations focused on the kinds of […]
A conference in Greenville on Feb. 22 will provide a behind-the-scenes look into the research that could soon transform health care, ranging from new ways to treat disease to better ways of working with patients. The 3rd Annual Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will be in […]
For the second year in a row, seven Clemson University faculty members received 2018 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Development Awards, one of the most prestigious awards to young faculty. From adapting the art of Japanese origami to structural engineering to predicting the earth’s response to space storms, these Clemson assistant professors apply their […]
Seven faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements at a Sept. 7 gala at the Owen Pavilion just off Lake Hartwell. The award winners were Kyle Brinkman, Ashley Childers, Brian Powell, Kevin Taaffe, Lawrence Fredendall, Joshua Summers and Delphine Dean. The awards ceremony is an annual event […]
Deaths that have been tied to social media challenges are capturing the attention of Clemson University researchers who want to begin developing new ways of protecting adolescents and young adults from harming themselves.
A Clemson University professor who is close to finishing a sabbatical with Amazon is one of two South Carolinians selected to serve on a nationwide committee that advises U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Scott Mason is headed to Washington, D.C., on June 20 and 21 for his first meeting as a member of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.