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  • Bill Sturgis, left, and his wife, Martha Beth, celebrated at the Poinsett Club in Greenville with Scott Husson, right.

    Scott Husson honored with professorship named for Bill and Martha Beth Sturgis

    December 19, 2018

    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 is an Outstanding Young Alumnus from the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

    Kavitha Arms credits family in her success

    December 5, 2018

    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 […]

  • 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.

    Troubling statistics spark new effort to recruit chemical engineers

    November 27, 2018

    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.

  • Scott Husson

    Scott Husson elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

    November 7, 2018

    Scott Husson of Clemson University is one of the newest Fellows in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the organization’s highest grade of membership. Husson is Dean’s Professor in Clemson’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and president and founder of Purilogics, LLC. Election as Fellow reaffirms the high esteem with which Husson’s colleagues and […]

  • Amod Ogale works with students in his lab.

    Amod Ogale of Clemson University named Fellow of SAMPE

    October 22, 2018

    Amod Ogale of Clemson University was inducted as a Fellow by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) in an awards ceremony held in Dallas on Oct. 15, 2018.  Ogale is the Dow Chemical Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and the Director of the Center for Advanced […]

  • Ron and Jane Lindsay are donating $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, one of many ways they give back to the community.

    Ron and Jane Lindsay give $1 million to College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

    October 12, 2018

    Clemson University alumni Ron and Jane Lindsay are giving $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to fund scholarships, professorships and the college’s greatest needs. It’s one of many ways the Lindsays are giving back to the university and the surrounding community. They also mentor students through Clemson Presbyterian Church, open […]

  • 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 […]

  • William and Martha Beth Sturgis are creating a distinguished professorship with the largest donation in history to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

    Donation from retired Cryovac executive breaks record for Clemson chemical engineering

    March 15, 2018

    A retired Greenville executive who has donated to organizations ranging from the Peace Center to First Presbyterian Church is turning his philanthropic attention to Clemson University, where he is providing the largest donation in history to the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. William Sturgis and his wife, Martha Beth, are contributing $600,000 to create a distinguished professorship in the department.

  • Students and alumni gathered in front of Earle Hall during the 100th anniversary celebration of chemical engineering at Clemson University.

    Alumni, faculty and students celebrate 100 years of chemical engineering at Clemson University

    December 7, 2017

    The 100th anniversary of chemical engineering at Clemson University was marked with a full day of events that began with a campus tour, included lively stories of years past  and ended with an alumni dinner. David Bruce, chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, said the anniversary served as an opportunity to thank […]

  • Astronauts may be able to capture waste urine and carbon dioxide and make replacement objects in space.

    Urine space and need new parts? Researchers breathe life into space-made objects

    August 24, 2017

    Imagine you’re on your way to Mars and a crucial tool floats away to outer space during a spacewalk. Not to worry, you’ll simply re-enter your spacecraft and use microorganisms to convert your urine and exhaled carbon dioxide into chemicals to make a new one. That’s one of the ultimate goals of scientists who are developing ways to make long space trips feasible.

  • Magnificent seven: NSF CAREER Award winners tackle tough issues, from team chemistry to water resource management

    June 20, 2017

    For the second year in a row, seven Clemson researchers received CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation. They will tackle issues from creating realistic hand and finger movements for virtual reality to redesigning the way clinical trials are carried out.

  • Researchers seek cold facts about ice formation

    March 13, 2017

    Researchers at Clemson University are hoping to learn more by using state-of-the-art molecular modeling and computer science techniques. Their efforts could help develop new ways of preserving food, studying climate, cryopreserving organs and protecting crops.

  • New biosensor could help search for nuclear activity

    February 16, 2017

    Research aimed at creating a new biosensor that would help military investigators search for signs of nuclear activities, including weapons development, is moving forward under the leadership of a former naval officer who now is a Clemson University faculty member.

  • Suzanne Roat, who is shown here, enjoys scuba diving in her spare time.

    Suzanne Roat spreads Clemson University’s impact across the globe

    February 16, 2017

    Few Clemson University alumni illustrate the global impact engineers have on the world as well as Suzanne Roat. She also happens to be a shining example of how a successful alumnus can make a positive impact on her alma mater and future engineers. Her 26-year career as a chemical engineer working with oil refinery processes […]

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    Clemson grad students and postdoc take 3 of 6 conference awards

    July 27, 2016

    Two Clemson University graduate students and a post-doctoral fellow captured one-half of the poster awards presented at the 2016 Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Basic Research Technical Review held in July near Washington, DC. In total, 66 posters were presented, representing approximately 25 universities and research organizations.  Clemson winners were graduate students Edward Hoegg (“Isotope Ratio […]