“All I did was hit ‘print.’” That’s the way Tim Pruett describes his involvement in producing a 3D ventilator expander prototype. Pruett’s modest, self-effacing personality masks an artist who is deft at manipulating the HP Jet Fusion 3D printer. He recently provided potentially life-saving proof of concept prototypes to one of Clemson University’s upstate healthcare […]
Visitors strolling through the halls of the 2018 Clemson Brick Forum could be forgiven if for a moment they thought they were in a European capital. Conversations were going on in German, Italian and Dutch, among others. “In recent years the forum has seen a growing international presence,” said John Sanders, director of Clemson University’s […]
The award winners were: Molly Kennedy, Sez Atamturktur, Garrett Pataky, Amy Apon, Ronnie Chowdhury, John DesJardins and Simona Onori.
Like many Clemson University donors, Wade Sellers’ (CE ’63) philanthropy is framed and influenced by his student experiences. As a civil engineering major, Sellers fell under the tutelage of Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Jack McCormac, who guided civil engineering undergraduates for a half-century. When McCormac retired, years after Sellers graduated, a call went out to […]
Over 170 runners, walkers and strollers took advantage of a picturesque November Saturday to participate in the second annual College of Engineering and Science Student Advisory Board (CESSAB) Fit Run. The winner was Billy Krier of Seneca who ran the course in 16 minutes, 2 seconds. CES Dean Anand Gramopadhye finished in 31:50, which means 121 […]
Last spring more than 120 U.S. engineering schools pledged to educate a new generation of engineers equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society. The commitment came in the form of a letter that was presented to President Obama at the White House Science Fair. Among the signatories was Clemson’s Anand Gramopadye, […]
Justin Shaw, a senior majoring in bioengineering, has been named an Epicenter University Innovation Fellow. This national program empowers student leaders to increase campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and design thinking. Shaw joins current Clemson University Innovation Fellows Connor Bolick and Breanne Przestrzelski. University Innovation Fellows work to ensure that their peers gain the […]
She was not a Clemson University alumna, but Ms. Davy-Jo Stribling Ridge’s family had strong Clemson ties. Her father and two uncles earned degrees at Clemson, and her paternal grandfather, James P. Stribling, was instrumental in convincing the state legislature to accept Thomas G. Clemson’s bequest to establish an agricultural college, which later became Clemson […]
Clemson University’s physics and astronomy department is sponsoring a pair of public lectures by noted academicians Joel Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams. This husband and wife team will be on campus Thursday and Friday.
The DEN began the academic year in gangbuster fashion. On opening night, August 25th, over 80 students crowded into the Cooper Library’s Edgar Brown Digital Resource Laboratory to hear about The DEN and its mission of student multi-disciplinary entrepreneurship and education on campus. Faculty, community entrepreneurs, and mentors also showed up in force to support the program […]
Connor Bolick The Design and Entrepreneurship Network’s (The DEN) Connor Bolick spent his spring and summer semesters in Singapore in search of innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E). Bolick, a junior computer engineering major, traveled to Asia as part of a Clemson University Exchange Program and took classes at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The courses will be […]
Nic Marais graduated with a master’s in bioengineering in August 2015. He joined The DEN in 2014 with the goal of taking his undergraduate design project to the next level. What he got was much, much more. Question: What does innovation mean to you? Nic: Innovation is an idea that most STEM students are believed to […]
Faculty co-founder of Clemson University’s Design and Entrepreneurship Network John DesJardins recently attended the annual Coulter College 3-Day design and entrepreneurship education workshop in Miami. He served as a co-leader and educator. DesJardins is a co-founder of this nationally acclaimed program, where university students and faculty are immersed in the design and entrepreneurship process with […]
What do you get when you combine DEN instructors, caffeinated high school students, and a regional incubator facility, and then shake for 2 weeks? Answer: The LemonADE Stand. The LemonADE Stand is a two-week course for high school students dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of design and entrepreneurship with a community twist. The “ADE” stands […]
Clemson Be True: Calling Changemakers for Clemson, the nation and the World! How can you be true to your vocational purpose? How do you find your place in the system and acquire skills to become a changemaker on campus and in the world? This fall, in addition to what The Design and Entrepreneurship Network (The DEN) […]