A Clemson University graduate student helped determine what was causing taste and odor problems with drinking water drawn from Hartwell Lake and is working to address them.
Cynthia Haynes, professor of English and director of first-year composition at Clemson, has won the Rhetoric Society of America’s (RSA) annual book prize for the best new work in rhetorical study.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Clemson University physicist Jens Oberheide’s collaborative research on “space weather” – which was published in an international journal in 2015 – has since caught fire in the worldwide scientific community. Oberheide recently received the “Most Accessed Paper Award 2017” in Progress in Earth and Planetary Science (PEPS), which is the journal […]
CLEMSON — While working for an environmental nonprofit organization in India, Namrata Sengupta investigated how poor waste management and sanitation practices can impact the environment and public health. Her work sparked an interest in environmental toxicology and led her to Clemson University in 2011 as a doctoral student in the field. Sengupta spent her time […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The sun, Earth and moon have been swirling together through the depths of space for billions of years, intertwined like cosmic dancers. For almost countless millennia, solar eclipses have been a part of this dance. Over the past couple of thousand years, recorded history has shown that the moon has passed […]
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
All kinds of data from government secrets to credit card numbers are vulnerable to computer hacking, but new defenses could be on the way with the help of a nationwide team of security experts, including a Clemson University assistant professor.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. Here he is again in an airplane, but this time almost 40,000 feet above the South Atlantic off the coasts of Argentina and Brazil in November 1966.
A highly accomplished Clemson University automotive engineer is receiving the latest in a string of honors with his election to the SME College of Fellows. Laine Mears serves as the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing and is a founding member of Clemson’s Department of Automotive Engineering at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive […]
A Clemson University professor is receiving an award that has also gone to seven Nobel Prize winners since 1973 and recognizes his cutting-edge work in polymers. Marek Urban, the J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor, received the Chemical Pioneers Award from the American Institute of Chemists. The institute credits Urban with adding antibiotics to […]
A Clemson University mathematician’s research on precision farming was featured at the prestigious Coalition for National Science Funding’s 23rd annual exhibition and reception.
The rebels and the empire used laser cannons to shoot it out on the big screen in “Star Wars,” but the weapons could soon move to the real battlefield with the help of two Clemson University engineers who are receiving a combined $3.2 million from the Department of Defense.
John Ballato of Clemson University said that making an optical fiber-based laser is equivalent to funneling a million laser pointers into an optical fiber the thickness of a hair. “As the intensity of the light gets brighter in that fiber, the glass begins to say ‘uncle,’” Ballato said. “It’s not a surprise the materials are […]
Lin Zhu is receiving $1.4 million from the Department of Defense to address one of the central factors that keep diode lasers from becoming efficient, high-energy weapons. Zhu, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, said his goal is to produce a light beam that has high power but that also goes in one […]
Lisa Benson of Clemson University is beginning to make plans for her five-year term as editor of the Journal of Engineering Education, the nation’s premier publication for research in the field.