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  • Clemson graduate student and baseball player Patrick Andrews stands in the dugout in Doug Kingsmore Stadium on campus.

    The complete and total package

    July 18, 2016

    During his undergraduate career, not only did Patrick Andrews excel in the classroom, but he also excelled on the baseball field. Currently a graduate student at Clemson, Andrews’ academic and baseball talents still reign strong.

  • Hongseok Choi, left, works in his lab in the Fluor Daniel Engineering Innovation Building at Clemson University.

    Hongseok Choi receives award for efforts to link students with manufacturers

    May 19, 2016

    Hongseok Choi of Clemson University is the winner of an award that recognizes his three-year effort to connect engineering students with manufacturers across South Carolina. The international professional engineering society SME has selected Choi for a 2016 Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award. Choi, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, helped found SME’s student chapter at Clemson […]

  • Mohammed Daqaq, left, works in a lab where he and his team are creating energy harvesters to power sensors.

    Clemson’s Mohammed Daqaq wins award for research on energy harvesters

    May 11, 2016

    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 works with Khepera robots as part of her research.

    Yue “Sophie” Wang wins Warren H. Owen-Duke Energy Assistant Professorship of Engineering

    April 21, 2016

    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 […]

  • Some of the college's best and brightest students include (from left) Girish Sharma, Dhruva Kulkarni, Sarah Stafford, Elizabeth Zanin, Sarah Donaher, Cassidy Laird, Gary Vestal and Xinyu Lu.

    Best and brightest students honored

    April 11, 2016

    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 and Susan Brown, left, pose for a photo with Clemson University President James P. Clements.

    Dave Brown’s affection for Clemson University goes back 50 years

    March 23, 2016

    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 […]

  • The recipients of seven high-profile awards include, from left to right: Mark Blenner, Rachel Getman, Andy Tennyson, and Joseph Scott

    Seven high-profile research awards seen as milestone for Clemson University engineering and science

    March 7, 2016

    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 works with Khepera robots as part of her research.

    Yue “Sophie” Wang of Clemson University wins top research award

    February 19, 2016

    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 […]

  • Hongseok Choi, left, works in his lab in the Fluor Daniel Engineering Innovation Building at Clemson University.

    Research reported in Nature could be energy-efficiency breakthrough

    December 23, 2015

    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.

  • 2015 College of Engineering and Science Staff superlatives include: (seated, left to right) Melody Huitt, Office for Undergraduate Studies; Hattie B. Wagener honorees, Janet Hendricks, Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Janeen Putman, mechanical engineering; (standing, left to right) Teri Garrett, mechanical engineering;Heather Cox, materials science and engineering; Wendy Howard, Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Martin Beagley, Public Relations Outreach Media Opportunities (PROMO); Dean Anand Gramopadhye; Kevin Hedetniemi, mathematical sciences; Danny Metz, civil engineering; and Tonya Bledsoe, materials science and engineering. Not pictured: Charles Allen, mathematical sciences.

    College’s outstanding staff members honored at banquet

    December 11, 2015

    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 […]

  • Kasay entrepreneur Clemson

    Entrepreneur forgoes desk work through furniture start-up

    October 22, 2015

    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 […]

  • College of Engineering and Science faculty recognized by university

    May 19, 2015

    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 Army and Air Force ROTC to commission 36 officers

    April 29, 2015

    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 researchers reap $1 million in funding

    March 19, 2015

    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.

  • Clemson University students to unveil driverless vehicles

    November 19, 2014

    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.