Trina Pham is a first-generation college student living on the rural outskirts of Mauldin, South Carolina, where she dreams of becoming the U.S. president’s chief advisor on science and technology. By the time she walks into the Oval Office, the big issues for Pham could include intelligent machines, humankind’s outpost on Mars and the discovery […]
McKinnon Reece knows engineers tend to make better-than-average salaries, but when the recent Clemson University graduate thinks about what he might be doing a decade from now, he has bigger things on his mind. “Long term, I want to be able to make a difference in the world,” he said. Reece plans to head to […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some of the nation’s most elite universities in “10 Innovative Engineering Institutes,” an article in Mechanical Engineering, the flagship magazine of The American Society of Mechanical […]
The chief engineer of a Clemson University team that designs, builds and races open-wheel race cars said that winning a Fulbright award will allow him to continue pursuing his dream of working on Formula One cars in the United Kingdom. Jonathan Vogel’s two years of service as chief engineer for Clemson Formula SAE came to […]
The United States’ flagship international education exchange program, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, has selected four current Clemson University students and two alumnae for the 2020-2021 year. The University has had 56 Fulbright Student recipients overall, and this year is an annual record with six recipients.
The long-term future of South Carolina’s advanced manufacturing workforce is coming sharply into focus over the next month as students across the state join a competition that could win them a tour of Clemson University’s research facilities. The Clemson University Center for Advanced Manufacturing has challenged students in grades 2-7 to envision what manufacturing will […]
Fadi Abdeljawad of Clemson University is leading new research into a unique class of metallic alloys that show promise for a broad range of applications, including the development of cars and airplanes with improved fuel efficiency. Abdeljawad, a materials scientist and an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, said that he and his team are working […]
Two mornings a week, Fadi Abdeljawad of Clemson University goes into a nook just off his kitchen, stands in front of his open laptop and teaches a mechanical engineering course to about 30 students who are scattered across the country because of the COVID-19 outbreak. One wall in the nook is covered in dry-erase paint, […]
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 […]
Oliver Myers and Melissa Smith will soon begin jointly serving as associate deans focused on inclusive excellence in Clemson University’s College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Their appointments follow a search led by Cindy Lee, chair of the Inclusive Excellence Search Committee. Myers, who joined Clemson in 2014, is an associate professor of mechanical […]
Clemson University has a formidable solution to the advanced manufacturing talent shortage: the Center for Advanced Manufacturing. By partnering with industry statewide, the Clemson Center provides a sustainable way to foster long-term success for this economically important manufacturing sector, something that bodes well for the state of South Carolina and Clemson graduates.
Clemson University alumnus Matt Kelley started his engineering business in a room above a detached garage with a laptop he had bought on eBay for $500. He had no customers, no employees and no equipment, but he had a dream and the drive to turn it into reality. Little more than four years later, Kelley […]
Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries with headquarters in Virginia, is providing merit-based scholarships for Clemson student veterans enrolled in degree programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences with a commitment of $30,000.
Clemson University researchers are developing three new sensors designed to withstand two of humanity’s harshest environments, the intense heat inside power plants and the tremendous pressure at the bottom of hydraulic fracturing wells. The research, led by Hai Xiao, is aimed at advancing the technology behind fossil fuels, which produce much of the nation’s power. The ultimate goal is to generate power more efficiently while lowering emissions and using fewer resources.