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Isabel Newton knew she wanted a better life as soon as she became pregnant with her daughter. Anaisa Figueroa was born in the small coastal mountain town of Tepic in Nayarit, Mexico, during a time of increasing hardship for residents of that area. Newton saw what life was like for the other children in the town and became determined to provide something better for Anaisa and any future brothers or sisters she might have. Now, all three of her children are Clemson graduates.
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 […]
The Clemson University Foundation board of directors has elected Kenneth L. Smith of Greenville as its new chair and Anthony L. Mathis of Cincinnati as vice chair. Their terms begin July 1. Kenneth L. Smith is CEO of HEPACO LLC, a provider of environmental and emergency response services. Prior to, he held various leadership positions […]
Four Clemson University researchers are working with Prisma Health physicians and staff to help create solutions to COVID-19 pandemic questions. These questions include how to monitor patients from home after discharge, how to efficiently sanitize N95 masks for reuse, how to best develop antiviral therapeutics and how to best develop quick diagnostic tests. These researchers […]
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 […]
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved changing the name of the University’s Honors College to the Clemson University Honors College, effective immediately. The college has been named the Calhoun Honors College since 1982. The trustees also approved a resolution respectfully requesting authority from the South Carolina General Assembly to restore Tillman Hall to its original name of the Main Building, commonly called “Old Main”.
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 […]
A professor whose work could lead to paint that heals itself like skin has written a review for a highly selective publication, sharpening the focus on Clemson University’s excellence in materials science research. Marek Urban’s review on self-healing polymers appears in the latest edition of Nature Reviews Materials. Self-healing polymers are a type of smart […]
Laine Mears remembers walking through a factory as a visitor a few years back and seeing a worker stare off into space while screwing fasteners into an assembly, his body at work but his mind apparently elsewhere. The sight made Mears wonder about the worker’s future: What skills would he need in the age of […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some of the nation’s most elite universities in “10 Innovative Engineering Institutes,” an article in Mechanical Engineering, the flagship magazine of The American Society of Mechanical […]