CLEMSON – College of Science researcher Sumanta Tewari, an expert in theoretical condensed matter physics, has published a perspective article in Science describing current research on a novel quantum particle with applications for quantum computing. Tewari’s collaborative article titled “Majorana fermions go for a ride” appeared in Science on Jan. 2. West Virginia professor Tudor […]
CLEMSON — As a doctoral candidate at Clemson a decade ago, Matthew Troutman (M.S. 2007 + Ph.D. 2010 physics) taught an undergraduate astronomy lab course. He enjoyed the experience so much that he changed his career path from astrophysics research to pre-college education and leadership. Today, Troutman is a faculty member and director of teaching […]
Wielding state-of-the-art technologies and techniques, Clemson astrophysicists have added a novel approach to quantifying one of the most fundamental laws of the universe – the expansion of the cosmos.
The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Ramakrishna Podila of Pendleton 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.
CLEMSON — Rama Podila (PhD physics 2011), an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, was named a 2019 Roaring10 recipient by the Clemson University Young Alumni Council. This award recognizes young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. The author of more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and two […]
When she was a young child, Clemson astrophysics graduate student Jordan Eagle enjoyed viewing the stars and planets with her father. “Looking through the telescope with him really ignited my interest in the universe,” she said. In January, Eagle will begin a two-year research project at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, courtesy of a Chandra X-ray Observatory pre-doctoral fellowship, which provides her with funding to complete her doctoral work.
Hugo Sanabria looks into the smallest places to find answers to life’s biggest questions. An associate professor doing research in biophysics, Sanabria joined Clemson’s physics and astronomy department in 2014 and went about designing and building a microscope that could zoom in to a single molecule and measure its movement in time and space.
Clemson University physicists will conduct a pair of three-year rocket missions funded by NASA Heliophysics designed to deepen our understanding of the visible and invisible mechanisms that modulate energy into Earth’s atmosphere.
Clemson University College of Science professor emeritus Miguel Larsen, who has fundamentally changed the scientific community’s understanding of the Earth’s upper atmosphere, received NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal on Aug. 28 at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The medal is the highest honor the space agency bestows to non-government personnel.
CLEMSON – John Meriwether, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy in the College of Science, has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), which boasts more than 62,000 members from 144 countries. Meriwether was one of 62 Fellows in the AGU’s Class of 2019. The organization hosts international conferences, publishes 21 highly […]
CLEMSON — The College’s fall semester faculty kickoff meeting was held Aug. 19 at the Barnes Center and focused on highlights and initiatives. “Our science faculty continue to strengthen our national prominence and elevate the science learning experience through their excellence in scientific discovery, learning and engagement,” Dean Cynthia Y. Young said. Overall, Young’s presentation […]
Clemson professors Sean Brittain and Chad Sosolik have been named to the second cohort of PhysTEC Fellows, a two-year program of The Physics Teacher Education Coalition, whose mission is to improve and promote the education of future physics teachers.
CLEMSON – The 2019 College of Science Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony was held Monday, May 6 in Holtzendorff Auditorium. More than 100 attended the celebratory event, which included committee reports, College-wide updates, unit updates and College faculty and staff awards. A festive reception followed the main event. The faculty awards were presented by Amy […]
Three outstanding College of Science students are Clemson University’s winners of the 2019 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a premier national undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Super heroes! Time travel! Alternate dimensions! The College of Science’s Sumanta Tewari, a professor in the department of physics and astronomy and an expert in quantum physics, was featured in an article in ComicBook.com, which is part of the mega-entertainment company Pop Culture Media. Pop Culture Media reaches more than 28 million monthly unique visitors […]