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Stories tagged with "Bioengineering"

  • A teacher teaching in a recreation facility during COVID-19.

    Adjusting to the ‘new normal’ on first day of in-person teaching

    September 22, 2020

    The University’s transition to in-person teaching this past Monday went well even with the predictable hiccups. Although some instructors have been using on-campus classrooms since the first day of classes in August, Monday marked the day a total of 186 instructors provided face-to-face and online teaching from 137 of the more than 400 retrofitted classrooms. […]

  • NASA conducts SLS booster test for future Artemis missions.

    NASA’s chief technologist talks leadership, internships and spaceships in virtual visit to Clemson University

    September 8, 2020

    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 […]

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    Winning undergraduate team in remote research competition developing rapid COVID-19 test

    August 10, 2020

    A collaborative team of undergraduate students recently took first place in the Clemson COVID Challenge, a summer virtual research and design opportunity that involved 86 teams and more than 500 participants.

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    Clemson researchers receive Innovation Maturation funding for COVID-19 research

    July 1, 2020

    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 […]

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    Clemson faculty awarded COVID-19 research funding from Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health

    June 1, 2020

    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. […]

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    Jessica Larsen receives 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry

    May 27, 2020

    All of Jessica Larsen’s students who nominated her for the 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry described her as being the most supportive and enthusiastic professor they’ve ever had. Larsen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, who has a joint appointment in bioengineering, is an enthusiastic supporter of […]

  • Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair of bioengineering at Clemson University and leader of SC-TRIMH, talks with a student in his lab at MUSC.

    Clemson scientist developing alternative treatment for spinal deformities

    May 26, 2020

    A Clemson University researcher has received funding to develop a novel technique to correct spinal deformities without anchoring rods to the spine with screws. Hai Yao, the Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and one of six faculty members in the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Joint […]

  • Students design COVID-19 protection device for less than $100

    May 14, 2020

    A few supplies available at just about any hardware store for less than $100 can be assembled into a device that helps keep COVID-19 patients from infecting the healthcare providers who take care of them, a group of Clemson University researchers said. The student-led group is designing and building prototypes of a “negative pressure” device […]

  • From left, Clemson University freshmen Carleigh Coffin and Ashlyn Soule are working with Delphine Dean to create a device that could help combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Dean is the the Ron and Jane Family Innovation Professor.

    Students think ‘outside the box’ to protect grocery shoppers from COVID-19

    May 11, 2020

    Two Clemson University freshmen are thinking outside the box– and shining a light inside it– to combat COVID-19 at the grocery store. Carleigh Coffin and Ashlyn Soule said they are designing a device that would be located at supermarket checkout lanes.  Groceries would be placed on the conveyor belt and then pass through an enclosed […]

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    Seven students receive coveted Graduate Research Fellowships from NSF

    May 7, 2020

    Three Clemson University seniors and three graduate students received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.

  • CUSHR appointed 14 new clinical faculty and faculty scholars.

    Clemson School of Health Research appoints new faculty scholars, clinical faculty

    April 28, 2020

    The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]

  • Finding a solution to the N95 mask shortage

    April 20, 2020

    Melinda Harman of Clemson University is volunteering her time to explore how hospitals could wash and sanitize medical masks without having to ship them elsewhere or buy an expensive piece of equipment. A device that Harman designed to hold multiple N95 masks is central to her idea. It would help ensure the masks maintain their […]

  • Top students from College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences receive honors

    April 16, 2020

    Some of the best and brightest students in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences are receiving congratulatory packages in the mail this month, a recognition of their outstanding work in several areas, including academics, character, leadership and research. Social distancing is preventing the college from holding its 2019-20 Honors and Awards ceremony for […]


    Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended

    March 19, 2020

    To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]

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    Clemson researchers receive seed grant funding from Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health

    February 18, 2020

    Clemson University researchers from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS), the College of Engineering, Computing and Applies Sciences (CECAS) and College of Science (COS) have been awarded 14 seed grants from the Seed Grant Program at Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The grants will fund projects on a variety of […]