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  • Clemson University researchers working on sensor that could help keep nation safe

    June 29, 2016

    A sensor in development at Clemson University could help search for some of the globe’s most potentially destructive weapons to keep them out of the hands of terrorists and rogue nations.

  • Amod Ogale inspects some carbon fiber with his team in their Earle Hall lab.

    Clemson University receives $2 million to help lower cost of airplane and automotive parts

    May 31, 2016

    CLEMSON — Amod Ogale of Clemson University has received $2 million and will work with a group of researchers across the country to lower the cost of high-tech materials that have helped make airplanes and luxury cars more fuel efficient but remain too expensive for price-sensitive products. Ogale, the director of the Center for Advanced Engineering […]

  • Faculty award winners posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after a dinner in their honor. Those pictured are (from left to right): Steve Stuart, Tim DeVol, Scott Husson, Dr. Gramopadhye, Mary Beth Kurz, Thompson Mefford and Joe Kolis.

    Eight faculty members honored in College of Engineering and Science

    May 19, 2016

    Eight faculty members in the College of Engineering and Science received awards on May 4 at a dinner held in their honor and attended by their families, colleagues and top college officials. The honorees were Thompson Mefford, Steve Stuart, Joe Kolis, Scott Husson, Tim DeVol, Naren Vyavahare, Robert Riggs and Mary Beth Kurz. The college […]

  • Graduate student research on display; competition winners named

    April 11, 2016

    Clemson’s 3-Minute Thesis competition and Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) were held last week as part of Research and Innovation Month. More than 25 graduate students were recognized with cash prizes for their top-ranking presentations. Photos are online. The annual 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students to deliver compelling presentations on their thesis and […]

  • Some of the college's best and brightest students include (from left) Girish Sharma, Dhruva Kulkarni, Sarah Stafford, Elizabeth Zanin, Sarah Donaher, Cassidy Laird, Gary Vestal and Xinyu Lu.

    Best and brightest students honored

    April 11, 2016

    Several exceptional students from the College of Engineering and Science were honored in April at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony in the Madren Conference Center ballroom. The awards were aimed at honoring the college’s best and brightest students. Many are engaged in service projects that are improving the quality of life not only for […]

  • Clemson University sign that sits at the corner of the Bowman field entrance to campus.

    National Science Foundation awards research fellowships to 7 Clemson students

    April 7, 2016

    Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.

  • Mark Blenner, left, was principal investigator on a grant that will help Clemson University buy a cell sorter expected to speed up research.

    New lab equipment expected to speed up research at Clemson University

    March 22, 2016

    Clemson University will soon have a new piece of lab equipment that can sort through billions of cells in a matter of hours and will speed up research for a host of faculty members across campus. Mark Blenner, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received word that the Department of Defense will […]

  • Four engineering students named University Innovation Fellows

    March 10, 2016

    Four Clemson University engineering students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation. The fellows are: Alex Bina, a bioengineering Ph.D. student from Overland Park, Kansas; Kaitlyn Hackathorn, a senior bioengineering major from Mount Pleasant; Bailey-Jean Walker, a senior bioengineering major from Summerville; and Jessica Zahn, a sophomore […]

  • The recipients of seven high-profile awards include, from left to right: Mark Blenner, Rachel Getman, Andy Tennyson, and Joseph Scott

    Seven high-profile research awards seen as milestone for Clemson University engineering and science

    March 7, 2016

    Five Clemson University researchers have brought home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members and are helping make robots fly, develop new medicines, save buildings from the wrecking ball and create new ways to make fertilizer.

  • Rachel Getman points at a computer screen while working with her team.

    Rachel Getman of Clemson University wins top award for early-career researchers

    February 19, 2016

    Rachel Getman of Clemson University has won the nation’s top award for early-career researchers and will use the $500,000 her team received to explore new ways of making a chemical that helps feed about half the world but remains out of reach in the poorest regions. Getman, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, received the […]

  • Joseph Scott will develop new mathematical techniques that could help the Air Force steer unmanned aircraft.

    New simulation techniques could help steer unmanned aircraft

    February 19, 2016

    Joseph Scott of Clemson University has landed one of the nation’s premier awards for young researchers and will develop new mathematical techniques that could help steer unmanned aircraft. Scott, an assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received $330,000 as part of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program. The techniques could help […]

  • Clemson University students work with a local contractor to install a well in La Pintada, Nicaragua.

    Student engineers provide clean water to Nicaraguan village

    December 7, 2015

    Clemson University students who have played a central role in providing clean water to a small Nicaraguan village will return over winter break to check on a well and chlorination system that has transformed residents’ lives. The university’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders is in the final stage of a five-year project in La Pintada. […]

  • Mark Thies, left, works in a lab.

    Mark Thies elected fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

    October 27, 2015

    A Clemson University endowed professor was elected Fellow in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and will be honored at the organization’s annual meeting in November. Mark Thies is the Dow Chemical Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Election as Fellow recognizes “service to the profession” and “significant professional accomplishment.” Contribution in one of these […]

  • Image of a Clemson student working on the roof of the annual Habitat for Humanity house.

    Building tradition from two-by-fours

    October 13, 2015

    While at Clemson, each student can make it possible for four families to have a home of their own.

  • Scott Husson, right, works in a lab at Clemson University.

    Scott Husson works to provide water to fast-growing world

    August 7, 2015

    If you want to know how busy Scott Husson has been, take a look at the bulletin board outside his Earle Hall office. Eleven research papers are pinned to the board, all published in the print editions of academic journals in 2014 or 2015. Husson’s name is on every one, making him one of the […]