COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Stories tagged with "Engineering"

  • CU-ICAR to host SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Testing Symposium

    May 14, 2018

    Automotive experts say today’s smart vehicles are generating upwards of one gigabyte of information every second. So the question is: How do you collect all that data and what do you do with it? This is at the heart of the inaugural SAE Automated and Connected Vehicle Systems Testing Symposium, which will be held at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) on June 20-21.

  • Five students will become the first graduates of The Zucker Family Graduate Education Center May 10.

    Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston now realizing its vision

    April 25, 2018

    Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month, Helfter and four others will become the first graduates of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, part of Clemson University’s Restoration Institute innovation campus in North Charleston.

  • Chris Paredis

    From Legos to autos: New CU-ICAR endowed chair has built an impressive career

    April 18, 2018

    When Chris Paredis was a 9-year-old playing with Legos in his bedroom in Belgium he wasn’t thinking about becoming an engineer. “I just loved building things,” he said. Legos led to bikes and then cars and, as he explained, “literally anything with moving parts.” Today, that fascination with making things work has led to the position he finds himself in today as the new BMW Endowed Chair in Systems Integration for Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). 

  • Deep Orange logo

    Ford Motor Company to sponsor Clemson Deep Orange 10 autonomous vehicle prototype

    April 9, 2018

    Ford Motor Company will sponsor the 10th generation Deep Orange vehicle prototype designed and conceived by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Cole Smith, right, works with Ph.D. student Rob Curry in Freeman Hall.

    J. Cole Smith of Clemson named Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

    March 26, 2018

    J. Cole Smith, the chair of the industrial engineering department at Clemson University, is receiving one of his profession’s highest honors, The Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.

  • Martin and Linda Lightsey smile together outside the Martin Inn in front of the lake.

    Shaping the future

    March 12, 2018

    When it comes to building a career, sharpening razor blades might not be the first thing that comes to mind for most aspiring professionals. But for Martin Lightsey ‘64, that need provided an opportunity that was perfect for his skill set.

  • Suyi Li, center, works in his Clemson University lab with Ph.D. students Priyanka Bhovad, right, and Sahand Sadeghi.

    Origami mysteries could unfold in engineering research

    February 21, 2018

    The sign on the wall behind Suyi Li’s desk at Clemson University has a picture of a paper swan and a quick dash of motivation, “Keep calm and origami on.” The ancient art of paper folding is showing promise for new technology that ranges from cancer-fighting drugs to foldable armor for police officers, and Li is hoping to take the practice to the next level in a new research project.

  • Deep Orange is a two-year program for master's students at CU-ICAR.

    Clemson University prototype program announces next-generation rallycross vehicle

    December 12, 2017

    Bridging the gap between today’s gas-fueled cars and powerful, hybrid vehicles of the future is a major challenge in the automotive industry. At Clemson University, however, an automotive engineering student program aims to do just that. For the Deep Orange 9 program at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), students are building a first-ever, high-performance, ultra-tough motorsports vehicle with a clean, fuel-efficient hybrid powertrain, advanced technical features and highly dynamic handling and acceleration.

  • Pic of Tommi Jones

    Meet a Tiger: Tommi Jones

    November 28, 2017

    This Tiger’s grandfather was pivotal in her decision to study and graduate with an engineering degree from Clemson. Today, she collaborates with architects, contractors and inspectors to ensure a seamless process from concept to construction to completion of the university’s Capital Projects. While her role typically involves building structures, her current project, the Dec. 3 […]

  • computer screens

    Clemson scientists’ software development published in prestigious journal

    October 26, 2017

    A Clemson professor, an alumnus, a former CCIT staff member and two current students have unveiled a computer software that can sort genes to better understand how they interact to cause disease.

  • Sikes Hall

    Clemson University trustees approve new degrees, interpretive history plan and signage

    April 21, 2017

    Clemson University trustees approved three new degrees and heard about a new collaborative initiative with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) that will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.

  • Clemson scientists Alex Feltus (left) and Melissa Smith will collaborate on the three-year NSF project.

    Clemson scientists receive $2.95M to improve and simplify large-scale data analysis

    March 30, 2017

    Clemson scientists Alex Feltus and Melissa Smith have received a $2.95 million NSF award to develop cyberinfrastructure aimed at providing researchers around the nation and world with a more fluid and flexible system of analyzing large-scale data.

  • Jack Jones, Boeing, Executive in Residence, business, engineering

    Clemson business, engineering colleges tap Boeing’s Jack Jones

    March 7, 2017

    Two of Clemson University’s most prominent colleges are collaborating in a first-of-its kind Executive in Residence partnership that will bring a global business leader’s experience and expertise to both schools. The College of Business and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences have announced Jack Jones, retired vice president of Boeing’s aircraft assembly business in North Charleston, South Carolina, will become the colleges’ Executive in Residence, beginning this semester.

  • Textiles: A fundamental industry

    January 25, 2017

    With key support from the Walmart Foundation and its U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, Clemson University textile experts are working with the world’s most widely used fiber, polyester, to develop technologies that will make dyeing it more economical and environmentally friendly.

  • Clemson University wins $420,000 grant for textile manufacturing innovation

    January 23, 2017

    The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Clemson University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s sustainable water and oil repellency fabric technology. Clemson University will receive more than $420,000 from the Walmart Foundation.