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  • Grants to nurture Clemson technology development

    January 31, 2019

    The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced seven researchers will receive Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in technology development. The projects supported by this fund include prototype and minimal viable product development, bench-to-scale-up activities to generate material samples for application testing, beta field testing and pre-clinical studies.

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    Kai He’s research published in Advanced Materials

    January 10, 2019

    Kai He, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering, recently had some research published in the journal Advanced Materials. The title of the paper is “Lithium-Ion Batteries: Atomic-Scale Observation of Electrochemically Reversible Phase Transformations in SnSe2 Single Crystals.” The research could help lead to batteries that charge faster, hold their charge longer and have […]

  • Amir Poursaee awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

    January 3, 2019

    Amir Poursaee of Clemson University was selected for the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers in recognition of his scientific work. The fellowship will allow him to carry out one year of research with the corrosion group at the Max-Planck Institute for Iron Research in Dusseldorf, Germany, where his host will be Michael Rohwerder. The […]

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    Meet a Tiger: Marek Urban

    December 18, 2018

    This Tiger implements new ways of learning to prepare his students for the future. His innovative research helps him develop materials for new generations. Meet Marek Urban. Title: J.E. Sirrine Foundation endowed chair, professor of materials science and engineering and professor of chemistry Years at Clemson: Six years What I do at Clemson: My primary responsibilities […]

  • Jianhua “Joshua” Tong, left, and Ph.D. student Shenlong Mu work in their Sirrine Hall lab, where they are working on new technology that combines 3D printing and laser processing.

    Lasers could take 3D printing to next level at Clemson University

    November 28, 2018

    Cars that go more than 1,000 miles on a single fill-up and smartphones that can run for days without recharging are among the possibilities that could come out of a new Clemson University research project that brings together 3D printing and laser processing.

  • The 2018 Clemson Brick Forum: Reaching the World

    October 19, 2018

    Visitors strolling through the halls of the 2018 Clemson Brick Forum could be forgiven if for a moment they thought they were in a European capital.  Conversations were going on in German, Italian and Dutch, among others. “In recent years the forum has seen a growing international presence,” said John Sanders, director of Clemson University’s […]

  • Clemson University breakthrough in self-healing materials detailed in journal Science

    October 11, 2018

    The cost of making plastics, paints, coatings for cell phone screens and other materials that heal themselves like skin could be dramatically reduced thanks to a breakthrough that a Clemson University team detailed in the latest edition of the journal Science.

  • Award winners posed for a photo with Anand Gramopadhye, dean of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Those pictured are (from left): Brian Powell, Delphine Dean, Gramopadhye, Joshua Summers, Kevin Taaffe, and Ashley Childers. Not pictured are Kyle Brinkman and Lawrence Fredendall.

    Outstanding faculty members win college awards

    September 11, 2018

    Seven faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements at a Sept. 7 gala at the Owen Pavilion just off Lake Hartwell. The award winners were Kyle Brinkman, Ashley Childers, Brian Powell, Kevin Taaffe, Lawrence Fredendall, Joshua Summers and Delphine Dean. The awards ceremony is an annual event […]

  • Workers install two vertical geothermal wells in to test which processes is best at new Built Environment Lab in Pendleton.

    Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute marks five years promoting ‘wood is good’

    September 11, 2018

    Building with wood has a number of advantages. For the past five years, Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D) has been educating individuals in the Southeast about these benefits, including the fact wood takes less energy to produce than most other building materials, giving it a lower carbon footprint.

  • Photo of an iPhone with a cracked screen.

    Self-healing plastics are a step closer with new Clemson research

    July 25, 2018

    Annoyed by that crack on your phone’s screen? You wouldn’t be if the screen could heal itself, like a body heals a cut. That day is coming. Research and development in this area is so popular now that today’s advice to Benjamin Braddock would be two words: self-healing plastics.

  • Marek Urban, right, is developing polymers that heal themselves like skin.

    Maker of self-healing materials gets royal honor

    June 11, 2018

    Marek Urban of Clemson University was admitted to The Royal Society of Chemistry as a Fellow, an honor that he said will raise the university’s international profile and help his graduate students find jobs. Urban, the J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor, is developing new self-healing materials that are able to respond to external […]

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    National Scholars’ roar will echo far and wide with 100% placement post-graduation

    May 11, 2018

    Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.

  • Aniqa Chowdhury, left, Mark Anayee, left

    Two Clemson University engineers receive Graduate Research Fellowships

    April 12, 2018

    One of the nation’s top honors for graduate students is going to two Clemson University engineers, putting them in the same club as at least eight Nobel Prize winners. Mark Anayee and Aniqa Chowdhury are receiving Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The nationally competitive program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and […]

  • Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University accepts Young Scientist award from Gov. Henry McMaster

    April 11, 2018

    Gov. Henry McMaster is honoring a Clemson University researcher who has quickly become a leader in the technology behind composite materials, part of a fast-growing industry that has brought South Carolina thousands of new jobs and investment in the billions of dollars. Srikanth Pilla, the Jenkins Professor of Automotive Engineering and dean’s faculty fellow, is this year’s recipient of the Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research.

  • Brain injury diagnosis, knee surgery research awarded Clemson sports science grants

    April 10, 2018

    Improved brain injury diagnoses and approaches to knee surgery are among the sports research projects that have received a boost thanks to seed grants from the Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute at Clemson University.