Mohammed Daqaq of Clemson University is the winner of an award that recognizes the research he has done to develop “energy harvesters,” a new technology that could play a key role in helping monitor bridges for cracks and other signs of strain.
Yue “Sophie” Wang, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the Warren H. Owen-Duke Energy Assistant Professorship of Engineering. The assistant professorship supports faculty members in the departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. It was originally established by employees of what was then Duke Power Company in 1989 in honor […]
Several exceptional students from the College of Engineering and Science were honored in April at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony in the Madren Conference Center ballroom. The awards were aimed at honoring the college’s best and brightest students. Many are engaged in service projects that are improving the quality of life not only for […]
Dave Brown said that when he arrived at Clemson University as an incoming freshman in January 1963, he remembers seeing a crowd of about 200 reporters, 500 highway patrol officers and 100 students. Harvey Gantt, the first African-American student at Clemson, stepped foot on campus about the same time Brown did. Any fears of the […]
Five Clemson University researchers have brought home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members and are helping make robots fly, develop new medicines, save buildings from the wrecking ball and create new ways to make fertilizer.
Yue “Sophie” Wang of Clemson University has received her second high-profile research award in less than a year and is launching a project that will help the Air Force target some of the challenges it faces in using teams of unmanned vehicles and other robots to carry out missions under human supervision. Wang, an assistant […]
A Clemson University researcher is part of a team that has developed a new way of improving upon a lightweight metal, raising hopes it could be used to make a wide range of products more energy efficient, according to a paper that will be published Thursday in the journal Nature.
The College of Engineering and Science presented its Classified Staff Awards at its 2015 holiday luncheon. Outstanding employees were recognized for performance, achievements, or accomplishments that are exemplary and that contribute to the success of the college. The college expanded the award this year to honor two staff members, both of whom received the monetary […]
One of Clemson sophomore Steven Kasay’s biggest fears is being in a career that would have him working behind a desk. Given a sedentary workday doesn’t sit well with the mechanical engineering major, Steven is in the start-up phase of a business that will have others sitting well. The 20-year-old Charlotte, N.C., resident said his […]
At the spring faculty meeting, Clemson University honors outstanding faculty and those who have achieved emeritus status. This year the College of Engineering and Science had two awardees and seven emeriti faculty. The Centennial Professorship Award was presented by Robert Jones, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. The award went to Richard Figliola, […]
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 36 officers at 1 p.m. May 7 in Tillman Hall auditorium. Nineteen students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army, and 17 students will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Two Clemson University faculty members are receiving a grand total of $1 million in funding as part of the nation’s highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.
Three teams of students will gather Thursday to unveil the “automated guided vehicles” they have developed as part of a class project sponsored by a local manufacturing company.
Trying to avoid traffic congestion to get home more quickly and save on gas? One day your car will do it for you. Mechanical engineering professor Ardalan Vahidi, Ph.D., is designing vehicle-control systems that factor in terrain, traffic updates and more to give you unprecedented fuel efficiency and driving ease. “Connected vehicles that communicate wirelessly […]
A Clemson University senior lecturer who helped improve the understanding of thermal hydraulics as France became a world leader in nuclear power is looking forward to fall semester after wrapping up a year bookended by two honors.