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  • McKinnon Reece poses for a picture with students from the Soufrière Primary School in Dominica.

    Mechanical engineering graduate looks to make a difference with Fulbright award

    June 15, 2020

    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 […]

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    Clemson faculty awarded COVID-19 research funding from Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health

    June 1, 2020

    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. […]

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    Clemson University recognized for innovation in engineering education

    May 29, 2020

    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 […]

  • Jonathan Vogel is planning to pursue a Master of Science in automotive engineering at Coventry University, as part of his award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

    Fulbright Award fuels Jonathan Vogel’s Formula One dream

    May 22, 2020

    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 […]

  • Four students and two alumnae accepted into Fulbright Program

    May 21, 2020

    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.

  • Joshua Summers, professor of mechanical engineering, is organizing the Future of Manufacturing Dream Competition.

    Competition aims to help secure future of state’s advanced manufacturing workforce

    May 11, 2020

    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 (center) talks with graduate students Maher Alghalayin (left) and Hyunsoo Lee in Abdeljawad's office.

    Research could help develop nanocrystalline metals with unprecedented properties

    April 7, 2020

    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 […]

  • Fadi Abdeljawad stands in front of the wall he converted into a whiteboard.

    One faculty member’s unique response to the COVID-19 situation

    April 1, 2020

    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, […]

  • Ben Snelson, center, developed an eye for energy efficiency by touring several manufacturing plants.

    Manufacturers and students connect at sustainability forum in Greenville

    February 24, 2020

    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 (left) and Melissa Smith will jointly serve as associate deans for inclusive excellence.

    Oliver Myers and Melissa Smith to jointly serve as associate deans focused on inclusive excellence

    February 20, 2020

    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 […]

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    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.

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    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.