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Stories tagged with "Environmental Engineering And Earth Sciences"

  • Alex Pullen looks through a microscope at the L.G. Rich Environmental Laboratory at Clemson University.

    Key to predicting climate change could be blowing in the wind, researchers find

    February 15, 2018

    Dust that blew into the North Pacific Ocean could help explain why the Earth’s climate cooled 2.7 million years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances. One of the co-authors was Alex Pullen, an assistant professor of environmental engineering and earth sciences at Clemson University. “Why study the past? It’s […]

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    TIGERS ADVANCE speaker series loaded with distinguished scientists

    January 29, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]

  • A team from Clemson University's Industrial Assessment Center poses for a picture at KION North America.

    Free service helps South Carolina manufacturers save money by going green

    January 4, 2018

    Some of South Carolina’s manufacturers are lowering their energy bills by tens of thousands of dollars and reducing their carbon footprint with the help of a free Clemson University program that is entering its second year with plans to more than double its client list. The Industrial Assessment Center at Clemson University provided voluntary assessments […]

  • The team that is pioneering new ways of using SPECT scans includes (from left) Stephen Moysey, Tim DeVol, Rebecca Dozier, Britton Hundley and Brian Powell.

    Medical-imaging techniques could aid waste clean-up

    January 3, 2018

    Doctors typically use SPECT scans to take 3-D images of internal organs, but Clemson University researchers are re-purposing the technology in a project that could help clean up waste left from nuclear-weapons production. Brian Powell and his team are pioneering the use of SPECT scans to examine how water and radionuclides move through soil packed […]

  • Staff celebrates award winners while helping feed hungry students

    December 6, 2017

    Staff members in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences honored their colleagues and helped feed hungry students when they gathered Dec. 1 for an annual holiday luncheon in the Madren Conference Center. Awards went to outstanding classified employees for performance, achievements, or accomplishments that are exemplary and that contribute to the success of […]

  • Clemson students, faculty and SC DNR employees walk through pluff mud along the South Carolina coast as they set out discarded crab traps that have been modified to be new oyster reefs.

    Pluff mud, persistence and protecting fragile ecosystems

    September 5, 2017

    Nearly half the oyster reefs in South Carolina have disappeared in the last century. Professor Caye Drapcho and her students have teamed up with Al Segars ’74 to help Mother Nature.

  • Image of Clemson students walking across the bridge. Overlaid on top of it is a graduation cap and 2017.

    Four Tigers take a minute to reflect on their time in Tigertown before graduation

    May 10, 2017

    Those last moments as a Clemson student can be a bittersweet mixture of nostalgia, excitement, anxiety and pride.

  • Water-treatment expert hailed as ‘one of the top academic researchers in the world’

    March 6, 2017

    A Clemson University professor who was called “one of the top academic researchers in the world” and whose long career has helped provide clean water to the globe is bringing home one of his profession’s top awards.

  • 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.

  • Those pictured are: from left to right: Anand Gramopadhye, dean of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences at Clemson; Warren Weeks, director, Innovation and Technology at Hubbell Lighting; scholarship recipients Dylan Hastings, Jennifer Hibberts, Emily Gullette; Hubbell Lighting Group President Kevin Poyck; and Garth Warner, vice president of human resources at Hubbell Lighting.

    First five Hubbell Lighting scholars honored at Clemson University

    February 8, 2017

    Hubbell Lighting Inc., a world leader in lighting innovation, and the Hubbell Foundation have pledged $250,000 to Clemson University to establish the Hubbell Foundation Engineering Scholarship Endowment.

  • Amanda Farthing and Michael Carbajales-Dale talk about the solar-energy maps they created as part of their research with the Clemson University Center for Geospatial Technologies.

    New maps show where to generate solar energy in South Carolina

    October 24, 2016

    South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to new research at Clemson University.

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    New lab equipment heats up clean-energy research at Clemson University

    September 19, 2016

    The gray, barrel-shaped instrument in Olin Hall may look like an oversized water heater, but what happens inside is helping South Carolina play a leading role in research that ensures nuclear waste is stored safely for generations to come.

  • April Gillens works in the lab on Clemson's campus.

    April Gillens makes African-American history at Clemson University

    August 3, 2016

    April Gillens will live her dream and help Clemson University clear a racial hurdle on Thursday when she becomes the first African American to receive a doctorate in Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences from the University.

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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 […]

  • 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 […]