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Stories tagged with "Advanced Materials Research Lab"

  • A student wearing a cloth face mask works at a table covered with rows of face shield parts

    Preparing PPE for health providers and first responders; leveraging Clemson’s talent pool and resources

    May 27, 2020

    Clemson University faculty and staff are using their expertise, creativity and the generosity of their community to prepare for the phased return to campus after the COVID-19 pandemic moved the University to modified operations. As one of the premier research universities in the nation, Clemson is fortunate to have resources and a tightly knit pool of experts to draw from as well as an army of people ready to jump to the aid of fellow Tigers at a moment’s notice.

  • Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff and Eric Davis, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, use an electron microscope to analyze nanometer-sized particles.

    Clemson Ph.D. student earns Hitachi fellowship for her work to make large batteries more efficient

    October 31, 2019

    Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff has received a $25,000 Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Fellowship to support research aimed at making energy grid-scale batteries more efficient and cost-effective.

  • This photo is a logo for the INSPIRE events that connect Clemson researchers with industry collaborators.

    New event series to help Clemson researchers thrive

    September 25, 2019

    A new series of events seeks to grow and enhance collaborations between the Clemson University research enterprise and industry. The first event of the INPSIRE series will offer small businesses and Clemson research faculty, staff and students the opportunity to learn the aspects of writing Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.

  • A researcher analyzes materials with new equipment at the Clemson University Electron Microscopy Facility.

    Clemson expands high-powered microscopy lab for research and industry use

    January 29, 2019

    Clemson University has expanded its microscopy capabilities available to private industry for the analysis of materials used in advanced manufacturing, health care, bio-engineering, aerospace and many other applications.

  • John Ballato's image is overlaid on top of a swirling backdrop that looks like waves.

    Moving at the speed of light

    July 31, 2018

    The research at COMSET covers a broad spectrum of innovations, including advances, improvements and applications for high-power lasers; organic LEDs; light-emitting plastics, glasses and crystals; and even brain-stimulating optical nanoparticles.

  • Ramakrishna Podila (left), Apparao Rao, Sai Sunil Mallineni and Yongchang Dong stand surrounding the W-TENG

    Clemson researchers blaze new ground in wireless energy generation for future electronic gadgets

    February 5, 2018

    Researchers at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute have developed a wireless energy source that generates electricity from simple mechanical motion, such as the waves in the ocean, the tap of a foot or the clap of a hand.

  • Clemson faculty members receive grants for technology development

    October 25, 2017

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced eight researchers will receive fiscal year 2018 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in development needed to move new technologies to the marketplace.

  • gloved hand holds plastic U-TENG

    Clemson researchers charge the energy landscape with novel device

    September 20, 2017

    A team of physicists at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute have developed a device, called a U-TENG, that is designed to take mechanical motion – like the waves in the ocean, the tap of a foot or the clap of a hand – and transform it into electricity. Once generated, the electricity can power lights or electronic devices, such as calculators.

  • Rajendra K. Bordia

    New program will grow advanced materials education, research, economy statewide

    September 19, 2017

    South Carolina’s position as a national leader in advanced materials just got a giant boost. A team of researchers from 10 universities across the state has received a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) to establish a new initiative: Materials Assembly and Design Excellence in South Carolina, or MADE in SC.

  • Magnificent seven: NSF CAREER Award winners tackle tough issues, from team chemistry to water resource management

    June 20, 2017

    For the second year in a row, seven Clemson researchers received CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation. They will tackle issues from creating realistic hand and finger movements for virtual reality to redesigning the way clinical trials are carried out.

  • Marek Urban

    Marek Urban of Clemson University named Fellow of professional organization

    February 7, 2017

    A Clemson University professor who is researching a wide range of materials that could help create everything from self-healing paint to bacteria-killing medical devices was selected for an honor that goes to a small fraction of his peers. Marek Urban was chosen to be Fellow in the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials: Science […]

  • Monsur Islam works at one of the Hitachi microscopes that helps make his research possible.

    ‘Relentless’ mechanical engineer receives Hitachi fellowship

    November 10, 2016

    A highly accomplished doctoral candidate who has been described as relentless in the lab and has studied under a high-ranking engineer in India’s Department of Science and Technology is the recipient of a fellowship that pays for a full year of graduate school at Clemson University. Monsur Islam, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, received $20,000 as the winner of the Hitachi High Technologies America Electron Microscopy Annual Fellowship.