Representatives from some of the Upstate’s leading manufacturers gathered in Greenville on March 12 for a forum aimed at helping them reduce their energy use and costs, while increasing their environmental sustainability. The Sustainable Manufacturing Forum connected industry representatives and Clemson University students, said David Ladner, who helped organize the event and is an associate […]
Clemson University researchers from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS), the College of Engineering, Computing and Applies Sciences (CECAS) and College of Science (COS) have been awarded 14 seed grants from the Seed Grant Program at Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The grants will fund projects on a variety of […]
Four Clemson University engineers who are expanding research and education into advanced manufacturing and biotechnology innovation have been honored with named professorships. The honorees, their professorships and departments are: Kapil Chalil Madathil, the Wilfred P. Tiencken Professorship, dual appointment in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Industrial Engineering Delphine Dean, the […]
A scholar who has developed a reputation for collaborating across disciplines and using his area of expertise to advance knowledge in fields ranging from advanced manufacturing and workforce development to social media safety is receiving an honor that recognizes his work. Kapil Chalil Madathil has been named the new Wilfred P. Tiencken Assistant Professor at […]
Michael Steven Leonard was remembered at Clemson University on Monday as an outstanding professor and stable influence who served two terms as industrial engineering chair in the 1990s and early 2000s. Leonard, 72, of Macon, Georgia, died Jan. 23, according to an obituary. Leonard served as department chair from 1990-95, then stepped down to focus […]
The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Amanda Jane “AJ” Hobbs of Atlanta with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring 10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.
The whirring of pneumatic wrenches filled the Komatsu plant in Newberry, South Carolina as four Clemson University students made their way past workers assembling yellow forklifts. A woman noticed the students’ bright orange hard hats and greeted them with the two words every Clemson diehard likes to hear. “Go Tigers!” she yelled. It was a […]
Morgan Witherspoon said the Fort Mill community embraced her family when a brain tumor claimed the life of her 12-year-old sister, Jenna. The town couldn’t bring Jenna back, but several of its residents kept her legacy alive by doing what they could — raising money in her name to help other children who face some […]
Faculty from the College of Science and College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences have secured a $316,000 grant from the Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research to purchase the world’s newest and best server in the scientific supercomputing market for Clemson University.
Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]
A former Clemson University professor who died at 84 years old is being remembered by his colleagues for playing a central role in creating the Department of Industrial Engineering and supporting students even after his retirement. James Alan Chisman died March 25 at Clemson Downs, according to his obituary. He was a prolific author of […]
Dial Devaney said that he likes taking his hunting dog, Tex, with him on off-road trips but that she gets nervous if she has to wait in the Jeep when he finds a rock face to climb. Devaney looked for a portable invisible fence that would allow Tex to run around outside the Jeep but […]
A total of 138 second-grade students traveled to Clemson University on Feb. 28 for an Engineering Expo, where they built paper airplanes, designed assembly lines, and shot straws into hula hoops. While these may seem like games, they provided students with an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM. In […]
CLEMSON — A professor who has received one of industrial engineering’s top professional honors is taking the helm of a fast-growing Clemson University department and wants to make it among the best in the nation. Jeffrey P. Kharoufeh was introduced Friday as the new chair of the department of industrial engineering.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Morgan Witherspoon, a senior industrial engineering major from Fort Mill, South Carolina. — Morgan Witherspoon isn’t […]