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Stories tagged with "Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering"


    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 faculty earn funds for technology development

    November 5, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will be awarded fiscal year 2020 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support them as they embark on the crucial last stage needed to move their technology from innovation to commercialization.

  • Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff and Eric Davis, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, use an electron microscope to analyze nanometer-sized particles.

    Clemson Ph.D. student earns Hitachi fellowship for her work to make large batteries more efficient

    October 31, 2019

    Clemson University Ph.D. student Allison Domhoff has received a $25,000 Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Fellowship to support research aimed at making energy grid-scale batteries more efficient and cost-effective.

  • This year's faculty award winners are (from left, clockwise): Chris Norfolk, Brian Malloy, Fei Peng, Srikanth Pilla, Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Mark Blenner and John Saylor.

    Top faculty members honored in awards ceremony

    October 4, 2019

    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. […]

  • Sapna Sarupria (center) meets in her office with Ryan DeFever of Greenville, left, and Steven Hall of Anderson.

    Working together pays off for engineering students

    August 28, 2019

    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 […]

  • Mark Blenner (center) works in his lab with students Lexie Adams (left) and Will Burnette.

    Engineering better medicines: Advances in genetically modifying yeast could help create new drugs

    August 19, 2019

    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.

  • The 2018-19 early-career award winners are (from left) Eric Davis, Hongxin Hu, Judson Ryckman and Yunyi Jia.

    Four new projects underscore strength of research environment in College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

    July 9, 2019

    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, right, works with a student in Clemson University's Earle Hall.

    Sustainable energy: Eric Davis aims to lower battery costs

    July 9, 2019

    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 […]

  • Mark Blenner, left, is receiving the U.S. government's highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

    Mark Blenner of Clemson University awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

    July 8, 2019

    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.

  • From left: Timothy Fulford of Trident Technical College, Joe Santaniello of Spartanburg Community College, Christopher Kitchens of Clemson University and Shawn Masto of Spartanburg Community College meet in Clemson University’s Earle Hall to plan SPECTRA, a program that makes $3 million in new scholarships available to students who transfer from technical colleges to Clemson to study engineering or computing.

    Hundreds of new scholarships available for students transferring to Clemson University

    June 3, 2019

    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.

  • Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year

    May 13, 2019

    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.

  • Allison Yaguchi, left, and Robert Underwood are headed to national labs for research after being selected for a U.S. Department of Energy program.

    Two Clemson University Ph.D. students selected for high-profile research program

    April 29, 2019

    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 […]

  • The 2019 honorees posed for a picture with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after a gala at Memorial Stadium. Those pictured are (from left): Allison Godwin, I.V. Hall, Chelsea L. Ex-Lubeskie, Gramopadhye, Denise Rutledge Simmons, Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche and Amol V. Janorkar.

    Top alumni light up scoreboard at Memorial Stadium

    April 26, 2019

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]