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 […]
Clemson University College of Science physicist Hugo Sanabria’s collaborative research on a protein that is considered to be a suppressor of cancerous tumors has been featured in the journal Nature Communications.
CLEMSON – On a day when a brilliant sun and thunderous music battled for supremacy, Clemson University’s “Be a T.I.G.E.R. Field Day” shined brightest of all. In the morning and early afternoon before the 2019 Clemson Football Spring Game, the College of Science partnered with Clemson Athletics to host a fun-filled family event attended by […]
Emil Alexov, Ph.D., a professor in the Clemson University Department of Physics and Astronomy, is Clemson University School of Health Research’s newest faculty fellow. During his fellowship, he will focus on researching the genetic origin of drug addiction. “I’m honored to be chosen as a faculty fellow because it will open a new opportunity for […]
CLEMSON – Donald Liebenberg’s research on an unusual short duration transient in the FeXIV coronal emission line during the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse has been published in a 2019 volume of Solar Physics. Solar Physics is a journal for solar and solar-related research and the study of solar terrestrial physics. Liebenberg’s article, titled […]
CLEMSON – College of Science physicist Hugo Sanabria has been named the recipient of the 2019 Young Fluorescence Investigator award by the Biophysical Society. The peer-nominated award is given to a pre-tenured investigator for outstanding achievements in the use of fluorescence methodologies in Biology and Biophysics, according to Horiba Scientific, which sponsors the prize. It […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – As gloomy clouds slinked away and sunlight filled the sky, spirits were bright Wednesday afternoon on Clemson’s main campus when a living slice of history found a new home in an epicenter of scientific achievement. A public ceremony marked the planting of a direct descendant of the Newton Apple Tree in […]
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, a public ceremony on the campus of Clemson University will mark the planting of a grafted clone of the Newton apple tree in a patch of soil surrounded by scientists.
CLEMSON – “Pluto isn’t a planet and never should have been,” said Mike Brown, the infamous “Pluto Killer,” in his Feb. 21 distinguished lectures at Clemson University. Although a seemingly harsh statement, Brown is the astronomer who’s qualified to make it, for it was his research on the discovery of objects at the edge of […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science Student Advisory Board (COSSAB) is proud to present the second annual “SCI Week,” with events running from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, March 1. COSSAB consists of undergraduate and graduate student representatives from the four departments, one school and all seven major programs that serve as liaisons between students […]