The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Clemson University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s sustainable water and oil repellency fabric technology. Clemson University will receive more than $420,000 from the Walmart Foundation.
Julie Summey, doctoral student in the Clemson’s public health sciences department, was recently chosen as one of three finalists in the American Public Health Association’s student research competition. She presented her research at the association’s 2016 annual meeting in Denver, Colorado for the section entitled “Present and Future Statistics in Public Health.” Summey’s study was […]
Fitness fanatics use pedometers to count their steps and stay motivated, but some have questioned the accuracy of their devices. Without counting each footfall, it can be tough for the average user to know whether the readout saying 10,000 steps should have been more like 9,000 or 11,000. New research at Clemson University could help […]
One of the biggest risks that patients face when they undergo dialysis is coming into focus with the start of a five-year project aimed at building and testing a simulator that could revolutionize how nurses and technicians are trained. The $717,000 project is led by Joseph Singapogu, a Clemson University research assistant professor of bioengineering […]
Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center will host a technical interchange meeting (TIM) with IBM Watson experts on Friday. Watson consists of cognitive technologies that can be applied to solve problems in a wide range of domains, including medicine, business and social sciences.
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.
The Division of Research has announced more than $1 million in new internal funding opportunities for faculty across the university. The R-Initiative funds are part of the ClemsonForward strategic plan.
Clemson University experts will help develop next-generation robots and play a leading role in training the workers who operate them as part of a $253-million plan that aims to fill 510,000 potential new manufacturing jobs across the country by 2025.
Clemson University graduate instructor Adam Coates and a boisterous class of forestry students recently visited a sprawling Upstate farm to learn about the latest scientific findings on the restoration of the American chestnut in southern climes.
Research at Clemson had a highlight reel full of accomplishments in 2016, including more than $100 million in research revenue and its classification by the Carnegie Classification of Institutes of Higher Education as a university with the “highest research activity.”
Clemson University researchers are playing a leading role in developing state-of-the-art methods to transfer enormous data sets from place to place using the Internet2 Network.
Joseph Mazer, associate professor and associate chair of Clemson’s communication department, has been elected to a three-year term as editor of the Basic Communication Course Annual, a peer-reviewed journal managed by the National Communication Association. The journal publishes scholarship on topics related to the introductory undergraduate communication course and is distributed nationally to scholars and […]
Clemson football is world-renowned, but it's not the only Tiger team playing in Florida. Clemson University has a variety of research-related projects with collaborators in the Sunshine State.
Researchers from Clemson and the University of Alabama team up for two important projects: one seeks to understand what causes war, the other looks to the sky for answers.