Stories tagged with "Mechanical Engineering"

  • Engineering student at work on a factory floor

    Clemson’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing: growing technology and the talent behind it for SC’s economy

    January 14, 2020

    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.

  • Matt Kelley of Kelley Engineering poses for a photo at Kelley Engineering. Recent awards are pictured.

    Mechanical engineering graduate Matt Kelley honored by governor

    December 10, 2019

    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 […]

  • Photo of Brennan Beck (left), director of military and veteran engagement at Clemson, with Newport News Shipbuilding scholarship recipients Daquan Doctor, who serves in the Army National Guard; Damion Anderson, who served in the Marine Corps; Giff Finley, who served in the Coast Guard; and Stewart Fuller, who is on active duty with the Navy. At right is alumnus Matt Needy, who is the company’s vice president of operations.

    Newport News Shipbuilding establishes annual scholarships for Clemson student veterans

    November 11, 2019

    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.

  • Members of Intelligent Systems for Extreme Environments discuss their work while gathered around a 3D printer that is enabling new research. They are (from left) Jane Zhao, associate professor of mechanical engineering; Jianhua “Joshua” Tong, an associate professor of materials science and engineering; Fei Peng, associate professor of materials science and engineering; and Hai Xiao, the Samuel Lewis Bell Distinguished Professor in Electrical Computer Engineering.

    Sensor research underscores Clemson University’s leadership in technology for extreme environments

    October 21, 2019

    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.

  • Photo of Lt. Benjamin J. Winter

    Clemson Young Alumni Council presents Lt. Benjamin J. Winter, USN, of Norfolk with the 2019 Roaring10 young alumni award

    October 17, 2019

    The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Lt. Benjamin J. Winter, USN, of Norfolk with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.

  • S.C. Botanical Garden to mark Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1

    October 10, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its second annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at the garden.

  • This year's faculty award winners are (from left, clockwise): Chris Norfolk, Brian Malloy, Fei Peng, Srikanth Pilla, Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Mark Blenner and John Saylor.

    Top faculty members honored in awards ceremony

    October 4, 2019

    It’s always a special time when some of South Carolina’s brightest minds gather in one place, but an Oct. 4 ceremony just off Lake Hartwell was especially notable for the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Eight faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements. […]

  • Alireza Zarei, a Ph.D. student, competes in a poster contest.

    Students compete in ‘Insight @ BMW’ poster contest

    October 4, 2019

    Erik Antonio, a graduate student in materials science and engineering at Clemson University, won the poster contest at “Insight @ BMW,” an Automotive Circle Conference in Greenville. The contest was organized by Laine Mears, the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing at Clemson University. Antonio’s poster was titled, “Solving adhesive problems in 3D printed structures.” […]

  • Cam Walters (middle) joins four other members of Central Spirit prior to the Clemson football opener against Georgia Tech on Aug. 29, 2019

    Student Affairs Talk: Cam Walters

    September 3, 2019

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 First Friday Parade director Cam Walters, a sophomore engineering major. — Cam Walters was looking for […]

  • Logo for Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

    Nephron partners with Clemson to meet hospitals’ growing pharmaceutical demands

    August 12, 2019

    Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is partnering with Clemson University to create a robotic solution for syringe-filling automation to enhance sterile manufacturing in the pharmaceutical production process and keep up with growing hospital demands.

  • Fadi Abdeljawad talks with graduate students about their work in his office in the Fluor Daniel Engineering Innovation Building.

    Research could help develop new metal alloys

    June 12, 2019

    It’s impossible to see with the naked eye, but metals at high temperatures show a behavior similar to soap bubbles– and understanding how that works is central to the research Fadi Abdeljawad is conducting at Clemson University. Abdeljawad, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is developing theoretical and computational models that explain how metals respond […]

  • Members of the Clemson Rocketry Team hold their creation at the 2018 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.

    Excitement builds as students count down to two rocket launches in a week

    June 10, 2019

    Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.

  • Photo of the DGX-2

    World-class data science server to amplify Clemson’s supercomputer

    April 22, 2019

    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.

  • This year’s college level awardees posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after the Honors and Awards ceremony. Those standing are (left to right) Julia Ann Funk, Hailey N. Mundell, Thomas L. Randall, John Kimsey, Gramopadhye, Jake Flynn, Sakib Mahmud Khan, Gabriel S. Carillo, Sarah Baum and Sarah E. Sandler. Those seated are (left to right) Hannah Cash, Morgan Witherspoon and Alison McRory Balthaser.

    Top students lauded in awards ceremony

    April 12, 2019

    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. […]

  • Jerry Dempsey remembered for what he gave back to his alma mater

    March 12, 2019

    Mechanical engineering alumnus Jerry Dempsey met with powerful leaders and traveled the world during a career that included one top executive post after another. One trip, though, stands out not for what happened in the boardroom, but for the souvenir he brought home. Dempsey remembered that he was near a university in Moscow when a […]