Gov. Henry McMaster is honoring a Clemson University associate professor who has won international acclaim for engineering yeast in research that could help humankind reach Mars, develop new drugs and search for nuclear weapons production. Mark Blenner, the McQueen Quattlebaum Associate Professor, has received a 2020 Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. The […]
Trina Pham is a first-generation college student living on the rural outskirts of Mauldin, South Carolina, where she dreams of becoming the U.S. president’s chief advisor on science and technology. By the time she walks into the Oval Office, the big issues for Pham could include intelligent machines, humankind’s outpost on Mars and the discovery […]
Rachel Getman is the first recipient of the Murdoch Family Endowed Professorship in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The professorship comes with funding that Getman said she expects to put into hiring a graduate student to help further her lab’s research.
As a civil engineering professor at Clemson University, Jennifer Ogle knows her way around campus, but she also understands what it’s like to be a lost first-generation college student because she used to be one. “I had no one to help me to figure out how to register for classes or how to make my […]
Clemson University researchers are well positioned to make new breakthroughs in nuclear energy technology after receiving a collection of awards from the U.S. Department of Energy. Three awards fund research, and one funds new scientific equipment. The awards are expected to advance safe storage of nuclear waste and have applications in the areas of advanced […]
Clemson researcher is testing coronavirus levels in wastewater on the University's main campus and in the surrounding community to provide an early warning system that shows how fast the virus is spreading.
The world can expect more rainfall as the climate changes, but it can also expect more water to evaporate, complicating efforts to manage reservoirs and irrigate crops in a growing world, according to a Clemson University researcher whose latest work has been published in the journal Nature Communications. Ashok Mishra, who is the corresponding author […]
Clemson University launches the new Clemson Artificial Intelligence Research Institute for Science and Engineering, or AIRISE.
Jessica Baron has traveled the globe and worked as an intern for some of the world’s top video game, animation and visual effects companies since arriving at Clemson University three years ago. Come January, she’s going to be packing her bags again. Baron, a candidate for a Ph.D. in computer science, is planning to head […]
Five assistant professors in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences are receiving some of the nation’s top awards for engineers and scientists who are early in their careers, providing a boost to Clemson University’s research in smart materials, supercomputers and environmental sustainability. The awardees are Fadi Abdeljawad, Jon Calhoun, Ezra Cates, Kai He […]
One of electrical engineering’s high honors is going to a Clemson University alumnus who returned to his alma mater where he specializes in how to protect the electrical grid and other power systems from disturbances that can lead to blackouts. Sukumar Brahma was elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), […]
A Clemson University professor who specializes in making lasers more powerful for a variety of applications, including advanced manufacturing, is receiving one of his profession’s top honors. Liang Dong, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, was elevated to Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), a professional society with 419,000 members. Less […]
Ardalan Vahidi and his team have created algorithms that help autonomous, wirelessly-connected vehicles anticipate the behavior of other vehicles to reduce braking, which helps save energy.
McKinnon Reece knows engineers tend to make better-than-average salaries, but when the recent Clemson University graduate thinks about what he might be doing a decade from now, he has bigger things on his mind. “Long term, I want to be able to make a difference in the world,” he said. Reece plans to head to […]
Charles Dove was an undergraduate at Clemson University when he helped lead teams that experiment with nuclear fusion, launch rockets to the same height as Mount Everest and build small satellites that orbit Earth. It was an extraordinary Clemson experience, one that was capped by a high honor. Dove, who graduated in May with his […]