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  • John Ballato, right, works in a lab.

    Ballato named Fellow of top engineering organization

    January 18, 2017

    A Clemson University professor who is credited with pioneering innovations in the optical fibers that are critical to lasers and long-distance communication was elevated this month to Fellow of the professional organization IEEE. The honor recognizes John Ballato for his scientific contributions to optical fibers and optoelectronic materials as well as his leadership in domestic […]

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    Commerce awards $70M to biopharmaceutical institute with Clemson researchers

    December 23, 2016

    A team of researchers at Clemson University is part of a new national institute aimed at advancing the United States’ leadership in the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Laine Mears works in his lab at CU-ICAR in Greenville.

    South Carolina strengthens position as advanced manufacturing hub with BMW endowed chair

    December 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is creating the technology and educational programs that could give the United States an edge in the competitive world of advanced manufacturing is the new holder of an esteemed faculty position endowed by BMW, an anchor of the South Carolina economy.

  • Clemson University ranks in Top 20 in graduating African-American engineers

    November 28, 2016

    Clemson celebrates its ranking as the nation’s 20th highest producer of African-American undergraduates receiving baccalaureate degrees, according to the magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

  • Clemson President James P. Clements (right) introduces Eric Spiegel, president & CEO of Siemens USA.

    Siemens provides Clemson with largest in-kind technology grant in university history

    November 4, 2016

    Clemson University has received the largest grant-in-kind in its history from Siemens, a global technology company, with software the company has provided at a commercial value of $357,224,294.

  • Architect's rendering of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center.

    Clemson’s Zucker center to open new era of engineering in Charleston

    October 19, 2016

    On Friday, Clemson University will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its brand new $21.5 million Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, a 70,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will help shape the future of the state’s engineering landscape for generations to come.

  • Bringing passions back home

    October 4, 2016

    From academics to historic properties, it is evident that Clemson has a very special place in Dale and Jackie Reynolds’ hearts. The Tiger twosome is thankful to have the opportunity to contribute to two of their passions here on Clemson’s campus. We are thankful for donors like Dale and Jackie Reynolds and their commitment to making an impact on Clemson today, tomorrow and forever.

  • Clemson among top 25 national public universities for 9th straight year 

    September 13, 2016

    Once again reaffirming its stature among the country’s top higher education institutions, Clemson University is ranked the 23rd best national public university by U.S.News & World Report in the publication’s annual rankings released Tuesday.

  • Renewable energy expert to lead research, education at Clemson’s North Charleston site

    August 24, 2016

    A renewable energy expert who has held several leadership positions in industry and academia will play a central role in building Clemson University’s new research and graduate education programs at its fast-growing site in North Charleston.

  • Clemson scientists unraveling astonishing complexities of the butterfly proboscis

    August 23, 2016

    A pair of Clemson scientists has spent the past decade exploring the intricacies of the butterfly proboscis, one of nature’s most multifarious body parts. Their ever-increasing fount of knowledge is expected to eventually lead to manufactured devices that could revolutionize medical procedures and other yet-to-be-conceived applications.

  • Hai Yao, left, works in his lab in Charleston.

    Hai Yao appointed to new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering

    August 22, 2016

    A Clemson University professor who plays a key role in bringing together some of South Carolina’s leading minds for bioengineering research is the new Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering.

    Hai Yao’s appointment comes as the result of a $1.5-million gift from Mitch and Carla Norville. Mitch Norville received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson in 1980, and the endowed chair is named after his father.

    Yao oversees the Clemson-MUSC Bioengineering Program as associate chair of the department of bioengineering.

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    Department of bioengineering attracts top talent while becoming more diverse

    May 25, 2016

    Clemson University’s efforts to attract top talent and enhance diversity are paying off threefold, as the department of bioengineering prepares to welcome a new assistant professor to the faculty and two postdoctoral researchers remain on track to join next year.

  • Simona Onori from Clemson automotive engineering honored as emerging leader in energy

    May 12, 2016

    A Clemson University researcher who is helping extend the life of hybrid car batteries and has been invited to share her knowledge around the world will add to a string of honors Thursday when she goes to Charlotte to be recognized as an emerging leader in energy.

  • Family honors three generations with $1M gift to Clemson

    April 28, 2016

    A family with three generations of Clemson University alumni has given $1 million to the school to benefit engineering, arts and humanities, and the library, all integral parts of their collegiate experience,

  • A plan to build futures

    April 26, 2016

    Matt Doyle ’16, a student from Connecticut, never dreamt of attending an out-of-state school. However, in 2012, Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish made a commitment to establish an endowed fund, ultimately to provide engineering students from out-of-state with a great college experience. This commitment originated with the Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish Annual Engineering Scholarship, which they have been funding over a four-year period. Thanks to the couple’s commitment, students like Matt Doyle can achieve goals they once thought weren’t possible.