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.
A critical bottleneck for achieving the design throughput of conversion process in biorefineries is material flow throughout the system. Variations in biomass characteristics (e.g. particle size, shape, density, ash and moisture content) cause frequent plugging of bins, conveyors, and failure of other material handling equipment. These failures impact the on-stream time of a reactor. New […]
Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.
Balancing the demands of an engineering major and NCAA Division I tennis would be a challenge for any student, but Daniela Ruiz had another hurdle to overcome when she arrived at Clemson University as a freshman. Not only did Ruiz have to adapt to a new team, courts and competition level, she had to learn […]
Jake Flynn’s dad was an All-American striker at Appalachian State, so soccer is part of his DNA. These days being a member of Clemson University’s Men’s Club Soccer provides a much-needed outlet from his class work and research as a senior in industrial engineering. “I work in the lab at Freeman Hall until about 7 […]
Six Clemson students traveled to Boston College last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds. The conference is held annually every spring to celebrate undergraduate research and provides an opportunity for sharing of ideas and collaboration.
Sara Riggs of Clemson University watched as two students with intellectual disabilities worked in the training room of the Walgreens Distribution Center near Williamston, packing bins with consumer products ranging from applesauce to toothpaste.
The Clemson University School of Health Research has 10 newly appointed faculty scholars from across four colleges in the University. The new faculty scholars are: Kaileigh Byrne, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Zhou Job Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Brandi Crowe, assistant professor of recreational therapy in the Department of […]
Clemson University faculty members in the nursing, public health sciences, industrial engineering and genetics and biochemistry departments have been awarded seed grant funding from Greenville Health System and university partners of the GHS Health Sciences Center for projects relating to cancer, diabetes and pain management. These seed grant awardees are also affiliated with Clemson University […]
J. Cole Smith, the chair of the industrial engineering department at Clemson University, is receiving one of his profession’s highest honors, The Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.
Three Clemson University researchers, all in the Department of Industrial Engineering, are winning an award for a paper they co-authored and had published in IISE Transactions. Sandra Eksioglu, Hadi Karimi and Burak Eksioglu co-authored, “Optimization models to integrate production and transportation planning for biomass co-firing in coal-fired power plants.” The paper has been selected as […]
A chance encounter in freshman chemistry was all it took to change Luke Mixon’s college experience. On the first day of the 2015 fall semester, Mixon sat next to a student wearing a Clemson club tennis shirt. An avid player as a high-schooler in Woodstock, Georgia, the shirt piqued his interest. “It was the instructor […]
Hunter Rogers, a graduate research assistant in the Department of Industrial Engineering, is receiving a scholarship from the Department of Defense that pays full tuition, a book allowance, health insurance and a stipend of about $35,000. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship has an acceptance rate of about 12 percent. As part […]
New research at Clemson University is laying the mathematical groundwork for a new way that could give decision-makers hard data to consult and help take some of the guesswork out of moving forward, said Cole Smith, chair of the industrial engineering department.
New research at Clemson University could help save billions of dollars on drug development, bring treatments to market more quickly and save the lives of patients who might otherwise be assigned to inferior treatments.