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  • Simona Onori from Clemson automotive engineering honored as emerging leader in energy

    May 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is helping extend the life of hybrid car batteries and has been invited to share her knowledge around the world will add to a string of honors Thursday when she goes to Charlotte to be recognized as an emerging leader in energy.

  • Clemson, Toyota unveil an urban utility, activity concept vehicle for Gen Z

    April 12, 2016

    In 2020, young car buyers of Generation Z will be shopping for vehicles that make their entrepreneurial, mobile lifestyles easier. They’ll want something like the uBox, an urban utility, activity concept vehicle unveiled Tuesday at the Society for Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit. uBox is the sixth concept car in the Deep Orange series, a collaboration between graduate automotive engineering students at Clemson University, transportation design students at ArtCenter College of Design and auto industry partners.

  • Some of the college's best and brightest students include (from left) Girish Sharma, Dhruva Kulkarni, Sarah Stafford, Elizabeth Zanin, Sarah Donaher, Cassidy Laird, Gary Vestal and Xinyu Lu.

    Best and brightest students honored

    April 11, 2016

    Several exceptional students from the College of Engineering and Science were honored in April at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony in the Madren Conference Center ballroom. The awards were aimed at honoring the college’s best and brightest students. Many are engaged in service projects that are improving the quality of life not only for […]

  • Fadi Abu-Farha has won multiple awards.

    Fadi Abu-Farha of Clemson University’s Department of Automotive Engineering lands four awards in two months

    March 22, 2016

    Fadi Abu-Farha of Clemson University won four awards in two months, underscoring he is a top educator and among the world’s best researchers in his field, officials said. Fadi is an assistant professor in Clemson’s Department of Automotive Engineering, which is part of the College of Engineering and Science and on the Clemson University International […]

  • Lab that puts automotive components to the test expands its scope

    October 15, 2014

    The automotive components are shaken, heated, frozen and aged with simulated sunlight for weeks at a time. It sounds like any proud car owner’s nightmare, but it’s done for a good purpose at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Clemson University graduate student Pablo Sauras-Perez hopes ParkinGain will help drivers find the best parking spots based on their own preferences and allow them to feed the meter without going back to their cars.

    CU-ICAR researchers are taking their connected cars ideas to Silicon Valley promising to improve the ease of parking and shopping

    October 6, 2014

    Two Clemson University researchers are working on new applications for “connected cars” as automakers begin producing more vehicles that can go online while on the road.

  • Clemson University’s first Bosch fellow named at celebration

    September 15, 2014

    GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Clemson University’s first Bosch fellow is an automotive engineering graduate student who shares her knowledge of engines and love of learning from the classroom to the NASCAR track. Vismita Sonagra was named Bosch fellow in a celebration Monday at the Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). Sonagra will receive $20,000 and […]

  • U.S. commerce secretary touts education-industry partnership at CU-ICAR

    March 28, 2014

    The cutting-edge research and world-class education that are helping South Carolina play a leading role in the nation’s manufacturing revival took center stage Friday when U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research.

  • Students’ Deep Orange 3 vehicle displayed at LA Auto Show

    November 20, 2013

    The next-generation Deep Orange 3 concept vehicle, sponsored by Mazda and engineered by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), is on display at the LA Auto Show.

  • Patrick Kniveton (left), IMCHE president, presented the Stephenson medal to Wesley Salandro and Laine Mears (right). (Cristina Bunget not pictured).

    IMECHE Stephenson Gold Medal awarded to Clemson researchers

    November 19, 2013

    Laine Mears, associate professor of automotive engineering, former Ph.D. student Wesley Salandro (now with BMW UK), and former postdoctoral researcher Cristina Bunget, were honored recently with the 2012 George Stephenson Gold Medal from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE), the leading mechanical engineering society of the United Kingdom. The medal is awarded annually to the […]

  • Scotty Haas is know around this South Carolina campus as the Clemson Mohawk.

    The man behind the mohawk: Meet Scotty Haas, Clemson’s biggest ‘fan’

    November 14, 2013

    It’s pretty clear that Scotty Haas’ mohawk stands for his Clemson spirit, but getting it to actually stand up is a completely different matter.

  • The innovative, student-engineered Deep Orange 3 is on display at the SEMA trade show.

    Students’ concept car displayed at premier trade event

    November 6, 2013

    The innovative, six-seat Deep Orange 3 sports car, engineered by Clemson University students, is on display at the nation’s premier automotive trade show.

  • Students to display concept vehicle at SEMA show

    October 31, 2013

    The next-generation Mazda-sponsored concept vehicle, conceived and engineered by Clemson University automotive engineering students, will be shown next week at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.

  • Orangeville: ‘If Clemson is our home town, then Greenville is our home city.’

    September 10, 2013

    Clemson University has always had a presence in every section of the state of South Carolina, but in the last decade, that presence has grown exponentially in Greenville. Just a 45-minute trip from Clemson, Greenville now houses several Clemson academic programs, and the University’s partnerships with Greenville Health System have only gotten stronger.