High-performing college students interested in health-related professions soon will be able to apply for graduate school through two innovative initiatives offered by Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina. Starting in fall 2017, the collaboration will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.
A Clemson University researcher is letting her fingers do the talking with a new project that could lead to more realistic hand movements for animated movies, video games and a range of virtual reality simulations.
Falling hardware costs have put virtual reality tantalizingly close to revolutionizing everything from how gamers battle aliens to how companies train employees, but the technology faces a troubling challenge that leaves some users sick to their stomachs. For some virtual-reality users, all it takes is a few seconds to come down with a case of […]
South Carolina is known more for peaches than oranges when it comes to fruit, but researchers in the state could play a key role in saving the nation’s citrus industry from an insect-borne disease that has devastated crops in Florida and threatens other states from California to Texas.
Brian Dean, an associate professor in the School of Computing, is the winner of Philip Prince Award for Innovation in Teaching. The award recognizes outstanding faculty members who demonstrate creative and novel teaching methods and is named for former Clemson President Phil Prince. “I’m honored at having been chosen for this award, and, more generally […]
The visual effects that help make films such as “Avatar” and “The Hobbit” trilogy come to life took center stage on May 3 when four-time Academy Award winner Joe Letteri visited Clemson University. Letteri, the senior VFX supervisor at Weta Digital, has been at the forefront of many modern techniques and specializes in the creation […]
Brian Dean and Jacob Sorber, who are both in the School of Computing, are the latest winners of Dean’s Professorship Awards. Anand Gramopadhye, the dean of the College of Engineering and Science, established the award to recognize and provide funding for high-performing faculty members. “Congratulations to Drs. Dean and Sorber,” Gramopadhye said. “The award recognizes […]
Silicon Valley may have a reputation as the center of the tech universe, but some of the brightest minds in virtual reality recently chose downtown Greenville and Clemson University for their annual conference.
The animated short "Peanut Butter Jelly" showcases the increasing sophistication coming out of a Clemson graduate program that mimics a real-world animation studio. It also shines a light on the School of Computing’s growing influence in the movie industry.
The issues that face our world are distinctly human problems. But computers can go a long way toward offering solutions.
A former associate dean with several years leadership experience has begun a new job as the director of a fast-growing Clemson University school that prepares students for jobs in a variety of computer-related fields. Eileen T. Kraemer is the new C. Tycho Howle Director of the School of Computing.
With a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Computer Systems Research program, researchers from Clemson University and Dartmouth College launched the Amulet project to develop computational jewelry to support mobile-health applications.