Clemson alumnus David Beasley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, will be giving the keynote presentation at the inaugural Food, Packaging & Sustainability Summit hosted by Sonoco FRESH at Clemson University. The virtual Summit will take place February 24 – 26, 2021.
Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil was elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), a society of the top academicians of his native country Turkey. Nominated by his TUBA peers, Karanfil joins 150 scientists elected as principal members of TUBA.
William Conner, based at Clemson’s Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science (BICEFS) in Georgetown, S.C., was recently honored with a special Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) 40th Anniversary Award for his high level and sustained contributions to wetland research, practice, education, communication and support to the Society.
Automotive autonomy technology is changing economies and global industries – and is also a driving force behind military modernization. Bringing these self-driving vehicles to life on- and off-road requires new concepts and algorithms to be tested expeditiously and cost-effectively – all of which happen through virtual prototyping. This key enabler for autonomy is the focus behind a new $18 million center housed at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and a research partnership with the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC).
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has appointed new leaders in three academic departments. “I am thrilled to be welcoming these three new chairs to the College Leadership Team, and excited about where they will take their respective departments,” said Nicholas Vazsonyi, Dean of the College. “All three have already shown their caliber as […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has named two new associate deans. James Burns, Professor of History, has been appointed Associate Dean of graduate and undergraduate studies. Winifred Elysse Newman, Professor of Architecture, will serve as Associate Dean of research and academic affairs. The appointments were effective Dec. 15. “The slate of internal candidates […]
Siemens Energy, Duke Energy and Clemson University have teamed up to study the use of hydrogen for energy storage and as a low- or no-carbon fuel source to produce energy at Duke Energy’s combined heat and power plant located at Clemson University in South Carolina.
Clemson researcher Antonio Baeza has discovered and named a new species of worm that might be harming spiny lobster populations in the Caribbean.
As most will agree, 2020 has been a trying year but there is hope for the agricultural sector to drive away this black swan event that has spread chaos across the globe and for American farmers to rebound. Black swan events are unpredictable events that have potentially severe consequences. For 2020, the black swan is […]
The Clemson University Department of Psychology recently honored outstanding alumni for 2020. A ceremony originally slated for Spring 2020 to honor the recipients was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic, but the award recipients have been recognized online and via the department’s newsletter. Ruth P. Saunders, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Psychology Department Distinguished Lifetime […]
When immunization guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aren’t updated in a health care setting, patients could suffer the consequences. Xia Jing, an assistant professor in the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences, is beginning a five-year project to help make updating these guidelines a little easier for providers in smaller […]
As the Nemours Wildlife Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the relationship between Clemson University and Nemours continues going strong and making a major impact on both students and programs. All told, Clemson has placed 25 undergraduate interns and 16 graduate students who have produced nine peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals through Nemours.
Clemson University researchers will play a leading role in teaching the nation’s manufacturers how to protect themselves from cyberattack, as they connect a growing number of devices, sensors and other equipment to the internet.
Duct tape is loved for its versatility, and a senior in the Clemson University Department of Psychology has added even more uses for it. Catherine Chapman along with Harvard graduate Nicholas Dimitruk have founded a company selling tape that gives users access to data via their phone.
Exhibits at SC20, or The International Conference for High Performance Computing Networking, Storage, and Analysis, open this week and Clemson University’s virtual booth is live at ccit.clemson.edu/sc-2020. Originally scheduled for an in-person experience in Atlanta, Ga., this year’s SC is taking place as a completely virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic. Clemson’s booth features […]