CLEMSON — “Challenge the status quo” was one of the takeaways from the College of Science’s fall semester faculty kickoff meeting held August 19, 2019, at the Barnes Center on campus. “If we can do something better than what we are doing today, then speak up and let us know,” said Dean Cynthia Y. Young, […]
Clemson University College of Science professor of chemistry Jeff Anker, whose collaborative research exemplifies the creative vision of an entrepreneurial inventor, has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.
A team of researchers from Clemson University and Prisma Health–Upstate are working to create a screening process to catch ovarian cancer in the early or pre-cancerous stages. Their goal is to make this screening as simple and easy for women as getting a pap smear. The idea is to identify the pre-cancerous changes through the makeup of the cervical mucus.
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.
CLEMSON – The 2019 College of Science Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony was held Monday, May 6 in Holtzendorff Auditorium. More than 100 attended the celebratory event, which included committee reports, College-wide updates, unit updates and College faculty and staff awards. A festive reception followed the main event. The faculty awards were presented by Amy […]
Three outstanding College of Science students are Clemson University’s winners of the 2019 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a premier national undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.
“A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]
CLEMSON – Dan Whitehead of the department of chemistry has received the 2019 Dr. Fred Bisplinghoff FPRF Innovation Award from the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation and the National Renderers Association for his work on odor mitigation and environmental remediation. The Bisplinghoff FPRF Innovation Award was founded in 2015 and is awarded annually to a […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science honored its outstanding undergraduate and graduate students Wednesday (April 10) at the Madren Conference Center. An assemblage of standout students received a variety of awards during the event, which featured food, photos and an uplifting video. “We are here to honor the best and brightest in the College of […]
CLEMSON – On a day when a brilliant sun and thunderous music battled for supremacy, Clemson University’s “Be a T.I.G.E.R. Field Day” shined brightest of all. In the morning and early afternoon before the 2019 Clemson Football Spring Game, the College of Science partnered with Clemson Athletics to host a fun-filled family event attended by […]
CLEMSON – Nicole Hostetter, a graduate student in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has received an Integrated University Program (IUP) fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal of the IUP fellowship is to improve nuclear energy in the United States. Hostetter will receive $50,000 per year for three years, as well […]
GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Organizers of the Wallace R. Roy Functional Radiology Symposium, which was held March 16 at Prisma Health, said they hope the event will foster increased collaboration between the hospital and local universities, including Clemson. Their long-term goal was to bring cutting-edge medical imaging research to the Upstate. The symposium drew around […]
CLEMSON – The Fourth Annual Chemistry Research Symposium was held Saturday, March 9, on the campus of Clemson University. A poster session was held from 9-11 a.m. in the atrium of the Life Sciences Facility. At 11:30 a.m., keynote speaker Dr. James M. Tour gave a keynote talk titled “Nanotechnology: Graphene, Devices and Medicine” in […]
With her service on the President's Commission on Women and Faculty Senate, this chemistry professor is proud to be part of the collaboration that resulted in the long-awaited child development center, which recently broke ground on the main campus.
CHARLESTON – As part of the President’s Leadership Institute, Drs. Joey Thames and Carlos Garcia recently visited the Clemson University-Medical University of South Carolina program in bioengineering. The visit was led by Dr. Jeremy Gilbert and included a brief introduction to the program as well as a lab tour. This joint program was founded as a partnership between Clemson and […]