It’s always a special time when some of South Carolina’s brightest minds gather in one place, but an Oct. 4 ceremony just off Lake Hartwell was especially notable for the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Eight faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements. […]
Like so many great projects, the research that earned Ryan DeFever and Steven Hall three awards and a spot in a respected academic journal was fueled in part by coffee. “Steven and I had probably 25 walks to Starbucks and back– at least–during the course of this research,” DeFever said. “There was a lot of […]
Plants have helped cure disease and relieve pain since ancient times, and new research at Clemson University could help tap even more of their potential. Many plants hold promising pharmaceutical compounds but in quantities far too small to develop into marketable drugs. In some cases, the entire area of the United States could be farmed with a single crop and it would be enough to treat just a few patients.
Four Clemson University researchers are bringing home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members, an honor that comes with new opportunities to advance technology that could lead to a more sustainable environment, robotic cars and a faster, more-secure internet.
Eric Davis of Clemson University is joining the quest to create a battery that would help utilities introduce more renewable energy to the electrical grid and reduce the amount of fossil fuel that needs to be burned. Davis, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, has launched a new research project with the help of a […]
A Clemson University associate professor whose research could help enable long-term space missions and search for some of the globe’s most destructive weapons is receiving the U.S. government’s highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers.
Hundreds of students who transfer from South Carolina technical colleges to Clemson University will soon be eligible for scholarships as part of a new program backed by nearly $5 million from the National Science Foundation. The plan calls for more than 300 transfer students to receive $3 million in need-based scholarships over the five-year life of the grant, said Christopher Kitchens, the program’s principal investigator and associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Clemson.
A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.
Two Clemson University Ph.D. students are headed to national labs this summer to conduct research after the U.S. Department of Energy selected them for a program that provides a monthly stipend up to $3,000. Robert Underwood will be going Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, and Allison Yaguchi is headed for National Renewable Energy Laboratory near […]
Their faces lit up the scoreboard, they patted Howard’s Rock and they celebrated by the end zone. Some of Clemson University’s top alumni gathered in Memorial Stadium on the night of April 25 for the annual showcase gala of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Three of the college’s alumni were inducted into […]
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. […]
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 […]
Scott Husson of Clemson University is the first recipient of a professorship named for Bill and Martha Beth Sturgis, who made history earlier this year by giving the biggest donation ever to the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
Kavitha Arms said she chose Clemson University for the in-state tuition, its reputation for academics and engineering, and because it was the post-high school destination for many of her friends. Now she can’t imagine having gone anywhere else. “It’s such a cliché term to say Clemson Family and that it’s a feeling, but it was […]
One of the toughest challenges in engineering is coming sharply into focus as a group of professors begins fanning out across the South to recruit doctoral students to Clemson University. The group, led by Mark Blenner, is working to increase diversity in engineering. The low numbers are a nationwide concern and leave behind large swaths of the population, cutting them out of jobs that pay well above the national average.