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  • Jodi Cox portrait

    Director of graduate training & mentoring joins Grad School staff

    June 24, 2019

    Jodi Cox has joined the staff of the Graduate School as the director of graduate training and mentoring.  In this role, Cox will direct and manage programs and services for GRAD 360°, the Graduate School’s comprehensive professional development program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Cox will be responsible for developing new weekly training opportunities for graduate students […]

  • Cole Smith, left, and Laine Mears meet in the Watt Family Innovation Center to talk about the graduate programs they are overseeing and were made possible by the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program.

    Thinking BIG: Engineers transform graduate education through convergence research

    June 21, 2019

    Graduate students are researching some of society’s most pressing challenges and learning to collaborate across disciplines in two separate programs that have positioned Clemson University at the forefront of a nationwide effort to transform STEM graduate education. One of the programs is led by Cole Smith, associate provost for academic initiatives, and one is led […]

  • Three men look at a tablet while standing in front of a vehicle that's in the process of being assembled.

    SeeDaten Inc., Clemson exploring augmented and mixed reality training tools for manufacturing

    June 5, 2019

    A new initiative between Clemson University and SeeDaten Inc. will allow students and faculty to explore augmented reality and mixed reality learning tools at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year

    May 13, 2019

    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.

  • Rhett Rautsaw holds a radio telemetry antenna.

    Clemson student 1 of 5 researchers worldwide recognized for communicating about their work

    May 6, 2019

    Clemson University College of Science student researcher Rhett Rautsaw is one of only five scientists in the world to receive the 2019 the BioOne Ambassador Award, which recognizes early career authors working to communicate the importance and impact of their research to the public.

  • Profile pic of Ken Marcus

    Meet a Tiger: Ken Marcus

    April 30, 2019

    “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 […]

  • Divine Maloney watches a colleague who is wearing virtual reality goggles.

    How two Clemson computer science graduate students are changing the game

    February 21, 2019

    A pair of doctoral students in Clemson University’s Computer Science Division have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will help with their educations and they hope make a difference in the world. Daricia Wilkinson, a third-year Ph.D. student working in Clemson’s Humans and Technology Laboratory (HATLab), received a Facebook Fellowship, while second-year Ph.D. student Divine Maloney, a member of the virtual reality research team at Clemson, was named an inaugural recipient of Microsoft’s Ada Lovelace Fellowship.

  • Vista overlooking Guanica, Puerto Rico.

    Clemson researchers: Trees grow more efficient leaves to compensate for hurricane damage

    December 18, 2018

    When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last year, ecologists at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science took the opportunity to study how hurricanes affect tropical dry forests in the Caribbean. Doctoral student Tristan Allerton presented findings from the year-long field study Tuesday at the British Ecological Society’s annual conference.

  • Clemson scientist working to protect future of rare and popular sportfish

    December 18, 2018

    Due to hybridization with invasive species and habitat degradation, the rare and popular sportfish Bartram’s Bass — a unique species that occurs only in western South Carolina and eastern Georgia — face an uncertain future. Clemson University assistant professor Brandon Peoples is working to change that.

  • Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University

    December 6, 2018

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • 3MT: Grad students win for explaining their work in 3 minutes

    November 13, 2018

    The task was daunting: talk about your work, study, sweat and tears that represent years and countless hours of personal sacrifice in under three minutes, but 47 graduate students tried their hand at the 2018-2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at Clemson University. On November 2, 2018, in front of a crowd in the Watt […]

  • Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt work with tiny fruit flies to make big discoveries.

    Center for Human Genetics receives $1.87M to study genetic underpinnings of complex traits

    October 8, 2018

    Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics have received $1.87 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance research aimed at significantly increasing our fundamental understanding of the complex roles molecular variations play in human disease.

  • PhD student Kathryn Peruski works at the Electron Microscope Facility with Brian Powell, Fjeld professor in nuclear environmental engineering and science.

    Nuclear researcher and doctoral candidate receives $20,000 Hitachi fellowship

    October 3, 2018

    A Clemson University Ph.D. student whose environmental research focuses on nuclear-site remediation has received the 2018-19 Hitachi High Technologies Electron Microscopy Fellowship and $20,000 to support her studies. Fellowship recipient Kathryn Peruski is conducting research that could support the safe storage of nuclear waste.

  • Byron Lowens

    Clemson Ph.D. student to mingle with world’s brightest computer scientists, mathematicians

    September 19, 2018

    Clemson University Ph.D. student Byron Lowens is among just 200 young researchers from around the world selected to participate in this year’s Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Heidelberg, Germany. The weeklong forum Sept. 23-28 allows the world’s top young mathematicians and computer scientists to meet the most accomplished scientists in their fields: recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize for Computing, the Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize.

  • CU-ICAR to unveil Deep Orange 9 at campus pop-up autocross event

    September 18, 2018

    Join Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and Clemson Automotive Engineering on Saturday, Oct. 6, to show off your driving skills and take hot laps with professional drivers on a professionally-designed pop-up autocross course right on campus. The event is meant to complement, as well as highlight, the unveiling of CU-ICAR’s latest iteration of its Deep Orange project car, Deep Orange 9.