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  • This year’s college level awardees posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after the Honors and Awards ceremony. Those standing are (left to right) Julia Ann Funk, Hailey N. Mundell, Thomas L. Randall, John Kimsey, Gramopadhye, Jake Flynn, Sakib Mahmud Khan, Gabriel S. Carillo, Sarah Baum and Sarah E. Sandler. Those seated are (left to right) Hannah Cash, Morgan Witherspoon and Alison McRory Balthaser.

    Top students lauded in awards ceremony

    April 12, 2019

    Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]

  • 2019 ACC student award winners at Clemson University.

    Clemson students join other ACC students for Meeting of the Minds

    April 9, 2019

    A select group of Clemson University undergraduates have just returned from Louisville, Kentucky where they participated in a Meeting of the Minds with other Atlantic Coast Conference students.

  • Clemson, Arthrex Inc. launch pilot program to support students, growing surgical device industry

    April 2, 2019

    A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.

  • Clemson University entrepreneurs to meet with Silicon Valley executives over spring break

    March 14, 2019

    Dial Devaney said that he likes taking his hunting dog, Tex, with him on off-road trips but that she gets nervous if she has to wait in the Jeep when he finds a rock face to climb. Devaney looked for a portable invisible fence that would allow Tex to run around outside the Jeep but […]

  • Naren Vyavahare is among the bioengineering faculty members from Clemson University to win R01 awards from the National Institutes of Health.

    Cause of vascular disease in kidney failure reversed in animal model

    March 4, 2019

    CLEMSON, South Carolina – By loading a chelation drug into a nano-sized homing device, researchers at Clemson University have reversed in an animal model the deadliest effects of chronic kidney disease, which kills more people in the United States each year than breast or prostate cancer. When kidneys stop working properly, calcium builds up in […]

  • Naren Vyavahare, left, and Will Richardson have each received R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health for heart-related research.

    Heart research gets $4.1 million boost on Valentine’s Day

    February 14, 2019

    Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and romance, but the holiday has also become an opportunity to promote heart health, a tradition that continues as Clemson University bioengineers announce the launch of two separate research projects.

    Will Richardson and Naren Vyavahare said Thursday that they each have received grants from the National Institutes of Health for new research related to the heart. The two grants combined represent $4.1 million in new research funding in Clemson’s department of bioengineering.

  • Naren Vyavahare is among the bioengineering faculty members from Clemson University to win R01 awards from the National Institutes of Health.

    New treatment could provide hope for millions of cardiovascular patients

    February 13, 2019

    New hope is brewing that Clemson University researchers could develop the first treatment to reverse the effects of a cardiovascular condition that affects millions of patients and can lead to complications ranging from hypertension to death. Naren Vyavahare, the Hunter Endowed Chair of Bioengineering, is receiving $2.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to […]

  • Will Richardson, left, speaks with Ph.D. student Amirreza Yeganegi in their Clemson University lab.

    New research could lead to personalized treatment for heart affliction

    February 13, 2019

    The millions of patients who suffer from a condition that contributes to heart failure could receive personalized risk assessments and treatments with the help of new research led by Will Richardson of Clemson University. Richardson, an assistant professor of bioengineering, is receiving $1.9 million from the National Institutes of Health for five years of research […]

  • A conference in Greenville on Feb. 22 is named for Jerry Dempsey, center, and his late wife, Harriet. He is pictured with conference organizers, Kevin Taaffe, left, and Dan Simionescu.

    Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference draws record crowd

    February 11, 2019

    About 150 engineers, medical doctors, students and health professionals gathered in Greenville on Feb. 22 for the Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference. The conference is part of a broader effort to conduct more high-profile medical research in South Carolina, a move that could mean better and lower-cost care for the state’s patients.

  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development

    January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

  • A conference in Greenville on Feb. 22 is named for Jerry Dempsey, center, and his late wife, Harriet. He is pictured with conference organizers, Kevin Taaffe, left, and Dan Simionescu.

    Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference scheduled for Feb. 22

    January 16, 2019

    A conference in Greenville on Feb. 22 will provide a behind-the-scenes look into the research that could soon transform health care, ranging from new ways to treat disease to better ways of working with patients. The 3rd Annual Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will be in […]

  • Agneta Simionescu, right, works with bioreactors in her lab with students Laura McCallum and Spencer Marsh.

    Diabetes targeted in new bioengineering research at Clemson University

    November 12, 2018

    Clemson University bioengineers are launching a new research project to better understand cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes, an affliction that affects about 13 percent of South Carolina adults and cost $4.3 billion last year alone. What the bioengineers learn could help lay the groundwork for future studies aimed at finding new treatments.

  • 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.

    $11 million NIH grant creates new center for musculoskeletal research

    October 18, 2018

    With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health, or SC-TRIMH, a new research center that will bring together scientists from across South Carolina to change the way musculoskeletal disorders are diagnosed, treated and even studied.

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    Meet a Tiger: John DesJardins

    October 8, 2018

    Creating a community. That’s how this Tiger describes his work in the Design and Entrepreneurship Network — or DEN. In the DEN, he works with students to make their ideas a reality. Meet John DesJardins.

  • Award winners posed for a photo with Anand Gramopadhye, dean of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Those pictured are (from left): Brian Powell, Delphine Dean, Gramopadhye, Joshua Summers, Kevin Taaffe, and Ashley Childers. Not pictured are Kyle Brinkman and Lawrence Fredendall.

    Outstanding faculty members win college awards

    September 11, 2018

    Seven faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements at a Sept. 7 gala at the Owen Pavilion just off Lake Hartwell. The award winners were Kyle Brinkman, Ashley Childers, Brian Powell, Kevin Taaffe, Lawrence Fredendall, Joshua Summers and Delphine Dean. The awards ceremony is an annual event […]