Clemson University will begin a national search for a vice president for research, as Christian E.G. Przirembel has announced his plans to retire in April 2010 after 28 years of service to the university.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Clemson University professor Maria Mayorga and Medical University of South Carolina professor Kelly Hunt a $735,000 grant to study the effects of a mother’s obesity and diabetes on infant health in certain ethnic groups.
Aleda Roth has been named a 2009 Distinguished Fellow of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society. Roth, the Burlington Industries Professor of Supply Chain Management in the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University, is the first woman to receive the prestigious scholarly recognition in operations management.
Three entrepreneurial startups spun off from Clemson University will share their stories during the Clemson Renaissance Center’s Fall Innovation Roundtable.
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP), an international organization representing university-related research parks from around the world, presented its Emerging Research/Science Park Award to the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) at the organization’s annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A new long-term initiative at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) will advance the university’s automotive engineering graduate research and education program and position its graduates ahead of the competition for jobs and automotive industry leadership.
Algae, not asteroids, were the key to the end of the dinosaurs, say two Clemson University researchers. Geologist James W. Castle and ecotoxicologist John H. Rodgers have published findings that toxin-producing algae were a deadly factor in mass extinctions millions of years ago.
Clemson University has received a $9.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for Tissue Regeneration. Faculty from the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina also will collaborate, providing expertise in medicine and developmental biology.
Clemson University and ArborGen LLC, two of South Carolina’s most recognized names in forestry and biofuels research, have partnered to develop purpose-grown woody biomass as feedstock for the biofuels industry.
Clemson bioengineer Frank Alexis is designing new ways to target drugs and lower the chances for side effects.
A newly established endowment at Clemson University will fund graduate student research on children’s play, creativity on playgrounds and playground safety.
Five utility companies have pledged a total of $100,000 to sponsor a visiting lecturer of power engineering this year in the Holcombe department of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University.
Clemson University researchers in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bremen, Germany, are working to make the physical pain and discomfort of mammograms a thing of the past, while allowing for diagnostic imaging eventually to be done in a home setting.
Clemson University researchers have been awarded a $470,000 National Science Foundation grant to study making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles more efficient to reduce fossil fuel use.
A Clemson University wind-energy expert told a Charleston conference not to get sticker-shock over the cost of installing offshore wind farms.