Clemson researcher using data to find the secret of more efficient government buildings

Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor in the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management, is part of a team of public and private researchers working to build a “data warehouse” of information about federal facilities. His work, the Federal Facilities Data Analytics Research and Applications Program (FF-DARAP), will leverage state-of-the-art technology and systems to vastly increase the amount of capital project information available to the sponsors and other organizations who submit data.

SUVs could soon go on a carbon-fiber diet

SUVs tip the scales at about 4,000 pounds, but they could soon shed some weight with the help of a nationwide team led by a Clemson University automotive engineer. The team is launching new research aimed at knocking at least […]

Rachel Getman goes above and beyond for students during the pandemic

When COVID-19 swept the globe, Sachi Hilliard cancelled plans to visit family in Japan and began hunting for a way to use her time wisely while quarantining in her Los Angeles apartment. Rachel Getman of Clemson University helped save the […]

Arabella Hunter finds inspiration in the lab–and on her horse

The materials science and engineering major is studying the effectiveness of hydrogels as a medium for intra-articular joint injections to treat osteoarthritis in the knees. She became interested in part because Rebel, who is 13, is starting to have some joint problems.

Gagne takes top honors at 3-Minute Thesis competition

Tessa Gagne, a master’s student in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences’ packaging science program, took home the top prize of $1,000 in Friday’s Three-Minute Thesis competition and will represent Clemson at the regional competition in February.

Materials science Ph.D. student receives Hitachi Fellowship

Clemson University Ph.D. student Hongkui Zheng has received the 2021-2022 Hitachi High-Tech Electron Microscopy Fellowship to further his research on the development of next-generation rechargeable batteries. The $25,000 fellowship supports Zheng’s use of highly advanced equipment at the Clemson University Electron Microscopy […]

Science Night Celebrations Coming to a School Near You

Schools across eligible regions of South Carolina will celebrate STEM Education Month 2022 in a special way. Thanks to a partnership between Duke Energy, South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics & Science, and the Morehead Planetarium Science Center, they will host […]

Three Clemson University engineers take home InnoVision awards

Two Clemson University bioengineers and an automotive engineer won awards from InnoVision, a nonprofit that is dedicated to the advancement of innovation and technology in South Carolina. It was the second consecutive year that three faculty members from the College […]

Artificial intelligence could one day be your teammate

From driving around town to saving people from collapsed buildings, artificial intelligence holds the promise of making life easier and safer for a wide range of tasks. But AI-powered robots won’t be taking over the world like they do in […]

Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte honored for contributions to Latinx community

Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, is being recognized for his continuous contributions to the Latinx community at Clemson University. Martinez-Duarte recently won the Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Impact Award in the faculty/staff category. The award comes […]

Answers to turbulence questions could be blowing in the wind

Chenning Tong of Clemson University is leading a new collaborative project that he said could answer questions about atmospheric turbulence that have confounded researchers for decades while laying the groundwork for advances in fields ranging from wind energy and weather […]

Upgrading to Industry 4.0

Clemson is leading a statewide group that will help manufacturers modernize machinery and develop a workforce to operate it as part of a project that researchers said could boost S.C.’s economy.

Hunting for COVID-19 variants

Hunting for COVID-19 variants

The Delta variant of COVID-19 arrived in late July and now accounts for at least 90 percent of the positive cases collected at Clemson University, according to an ongoing study at the university. “The viral load in the Delta samples […]

Kelly and Ed Rose Named Herb Coughlan Memorial Family of the Year

Kelly and Ed Rose of Charleston, South Carolina were named 2021 recipients of the Herb Coughlan Memorial Family of the Year. The award has been presented annually — with the exception of 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19 — by […]