Marissa Shuffler, assistant professor in Clemson’s psychology department, recently became the first behavioral scientist at Clemson to receive the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program grant, often called the NSF CAREER award. Shuffler will use the award to help identify factors and design interventions that will improve teamwork across multiple disciplines.
Recent advances in technology have created mountains of data that can be collected, sorted and mined to address complex issues facing society. This data deluge — called “Big Data” — has challenged researchers at Clemson University and elsewhere to decipher the growing information in a meaningful way.
The National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program has awarded Clemson University’s Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle Grades Education program $800,000 for scholarships to prepare and mentor middle school math and science teachers.
Tom Oberdan, associate professor of science and technology in society, has received a Scholars Award of $128,000 from the National Science Foundation to explore the 20th-century origins of how philosophers think about science.