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  • Delphine Dean, right, demonstrates for Brij Khorana some of the research that will be done as part of the Center for Innovative Medical Devices and Sensors.

    International collaboration seen as incubator for health care startups and leaders

    August 29, 2018

    Clemson University researchers said a new partnership with one of India’s top engineering universities will lead to new medical devices, sensors and startup companies while helping educate leaders and entrepreneurs for the global health care industry. Clemson is joining with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to create the Center for Innovative Medical Devices and Sensors.

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    Two bioengineering teams each win $15,000 in DEBUT challenge

    August 28, 2018

    Two teams of Clemson University bioengineering students each won $15,000 and two teams received honorable mentions in the 2018 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams Challenge. The Voyager team took second place, and Concentracizor 4 (C4) won the challenge’s Venture Prize. Organic Medical and Supreme Endoscopy, both of Clemson, received honorable mentions. All teams were spotlighted […]

  • Vanessa Wyche stands behind a podium, speaking. A large screen is on the stage behind her.

    Barrier-breaking career launched from Clemson University for Vanessa Wyche

    August 28, 2018

    Clemson University served as a launching pad for Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche, whose barrier-breaking career has positioned her as the first African American to serve as deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. She is literally shooting for the moon and beyond in her new job, as NASA prepares to launch astronauts from Florida and for […]

  • Jonah Robison and fellow members of Omicron Delta Kappa at the society's National Convention in May 2018

    Clemson senior lands board position with Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society

    August 27, 2018

    Jonah Robison, a fifth-year senior at Clemson University, has been named a student member at-large for the board of directors for Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the nation’s most respected and effective leadership honor society. Robison, a native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is one of four students named to ODK’s National Advisory Council.

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    National Scholars’ roar will echo far and wide with 100% placement post-graduation

    May 11, 2018

    Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.

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    Clemson students receive prestigious Fulbright, Boren awards

    May 8, 2018

    Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence.

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    Joshua Walters of Clemson University receives funding for graduate assistantship

    April 18, 2018

    Joshua Walters, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in bioengineering at Clemson University, recently learned his application to the South Carolina Space Grant Consortium has been selected for funding for a graduate assistantship in the amount of $12,000. The program awards assistantships for graduate study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of […]

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    Two Clemson University engineers receive Graduate Research Fellowships

    April 12, 2018

    One of the nation’s top honors for graduate students is going to two Clemson University engineers, putting them in the same club as at least eight Nobel Prize winners. Mark Anayee and Aniqa Chowdhury are receiving Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The nationally competitive program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and […]

  • Brain injury diagnosis, knee surgery research awarded Clemson sports science grants

    April 10, 2018

    Improved brain injury diagnoses and approaches to knee surgery are among the sports research projects that have received a boost thanks to seed grants from the Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute at Clemson University.

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    Astronaut safety in focus as undergraduates take on space station challenge

    March 7, 2018

    Two teams of Clemson University undergraduates are creating devices that could smooth sharp edges on the outside of the International Space Station, making spacewalks safer for astronauts. The two Clemson teams were among 25 across the nation to advance to the testing phase in NASA’s Micro-g NExT program. Each will have a chance this spring […]

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    New precision device could advance low-dose radiation cancer research

    February 22, 2018

    A team of Clemson University bioengineering and physics students and faculty described an irradiation fluorescence system they developed that could accelerate research in delivering very specific types of radiation in controlled doses. They also showed that low doses of specific, controlled radiation are safe for healthy cells.

  • Naren Vyavahare, who holds the Hunter Endowed Chair of Bioengineering, works with a student in a lab at Clemson University.

    Bioengineering ranks 4th in the nation for value

    January 16, 2018

    Clemson University came in fourth among the nation’s 50 best value schools for biomedical engineering, according to a new ranking from The ranking included a variety of factors, including graduation rate, accreditation date, degree popularity, engineering popularity and net price. Martine LaBerge, chair of the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson, said the ranking underscores […]

  • Julia Brisbane, right, works with Melinda Harman in the Rhodes Engineering Research Center at Clemson University.

    Giving New Life

    January 10, 2018

    Before bioengineering at Clemson, Julia Brisbane studied piano for 12 years at a magnet school for the arts in Charleston, South Carolina. Math and science classes were not her top priority then, but attending an EMAG!NE event changed everything. EMAG!NE — a program offered by the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences — inspires […]

  • Riding the waves: Low doses of radiation could be more effective against cancer than high doses

    January 4, 2018

    Radiation often gets a bad rap, but bioengineer Delphine Dean is studying how low doses of radiation could be used to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. A recent study, published in PLOS ONE, describes how Dean’s team used a novel x-ray florescence irradiation system to help identify the right energy and dosage to use.

  • Man on a stationary bike with sensors on his leg peddles in an ACL study.

    Pedal power: Research helps answer question about rehab from ACL tears

    December 21, 2017

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson famously played in a 2014 game with a torn ACL. This season, he was burning up the NFL record book when the ACL in his other knee snapped, ending his season and breaking the hearts of tens of thousands of fans. The former Clemson University star […]