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John Ballato of Clemson University was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, a prestigious recognition by his peers for his outstanding contribution to physics. Ballato holds the J. E. Sirrine Endowed Chair in Optical Fiber in Clemson’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering. The society is recognizing him “for pioneering contributions to optical fibers, […]
Clemson University’s largest college inducted four alumni into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists and celebrated two others as Outstanding Young Alumni. Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, J. Richard Cottingham, Mike Mansuetti and Tony Mathis are the academy’s newest members. Matt Kelley and Elizabeth Sloan were honored as Outstanding Young Alumni. The recognition comes from […]
In response to industry demand, Clemson University has partnered with the State of South Carolina to launch a full-spectrum advanced materials research and development center to drive breakthrough innovation for the state’s automotive, aerospace, defense and energy clusters.
A Clemson University doctoral candidate is studying dinosaur feathers to help understand the evolution from dinosaurs to the birds of today in hopes of advancing modern-day computer-graphics and inspiring future generations.
With $4 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a new project called A2 proposes to build on the success of Clemson University’s Center for Aviation and Automotive Technological Education using Virtual E-Schools (CA2VES). The current COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting impact on education have increased awareness of the need to address the challenges of learning online not only in the current situation but also for potentially disruptive situations in the future. To address this environment, A2 will allow CA2VES and its partners to expand on their unparalleled success in the design and development of high-quality, cost-effective e-learning tools for automotive and aviation manufacturing workforce education, two of the United States’ largest tech industries.
Clemson University has collaborated with professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to advance autonomous vehicle (AV) technology to be used by competitors in the Indy Autonomous Challenge.
Industrial engineering Ph.D. candidate Joshua T. Margolis is receiving the Seth Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military and Security Applications. The scholarship seeks “to promote the development and application of process modeling and operations research (OR) analyses to defense-related applications, including military and national security issues.” It is a very prestigious award in […]
Mechanical engineering can be one of the most challenging majors in higher education, but Clemson University alumnus Patrick Jansen wants students to know they don’t have to go through the program alone. Instead, they can help each other. Jansen’s donation helped create Jansen Family Emerging Scholars, a program that brings together mechanical engineering students. The […]
The resumption of in-person instruction is set for Monday, Sept. 21. As students adjust to new routines and physical distancing measures that have been put in place throughout campus, the availability of study space is naturally one of the most pressing topics. Study space capacities have been altered because of the need to reduce density […]
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 […]
Home to 21 global businesses, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is expanding its footprint on the 250-acre campus with a new technology neighborhood, Technology Neighborhood III. The first building in the neighborhood will be a multi-tenant 40,000-square-foot high-bay facility supported by $2 million in funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA).
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 […]
An engineer who has earned six patents in six years and a geneticist developing strategies to prevent tooth decay were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University.
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 […]